Chambers on Internal Audit

August 11, 2015

Bipartisanship Comes Naturally When Audit and Investigative Independence Are at Stake

There have been few victories of late for supporters of bipartisan governing in Washington, D.C. The often rancorous relationship between the two major parties has redefined congressional […]
August 3, 2015

Hertz: Was the CEO the Only One at the Wheel?

Filings required by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission are always important documents for investors and analysts, but rarely are they must reads.  However, the recent […]
July 27, 2015

Lessons From Toshiba: When Corporate Scandals Implicate Internal Audit

Last week’s high-profile resignations of CEO Hisao Tanaka and eight other Toshiba Corp. executives amid revelations of systemic and prolonged financial misstatements raise questions anew about […]
July 20, 2015

FIFA Needs Internal Audit Now

Since several key FIFA officials were indicted by the U.S. Justice Department in May, hardly a day has gone by without more bad news for the […]
July 6, 2015

Internal Audit’s Imperatives – Relevance, Reliability, and Reinvestment

This week The IIA will host its 74th International Conference in beautiful Vancouver, Canada. Over the next few days, The IIA will be unveiling several important […]
June 29, 2015

Internal Audit Should Never “Belong” to the CFO

One of the most revealing statistics to come out of a recent IIA Audit Executive Center survey is the fact that internal audit functions that work […]
June 22, 2015

Internal Audit’s Role in the Too-big-to-fail Debate

The July 1 deadline for some of the United States’ largest banking institutions to submit “living wills” for review is looming, and there will be a […]
June 15, 2015

No Internal Audit Function? Investors Beware!

According to a recent Gallup Poll, about 55 percent of Americans report they invest in the stock market, which is consistent with historical trends. The statistics […]
June 8, 2015

Everybody Loves a Watchdog … Until It Barks

It’s not clear when the label of watchdog was first attached to the U.S. federal Inspectors General, but it has become a welcomed term for these hard-working […]
June 1, 2015

The FIFA Scandal: Five Lessons for Internal Audit

The global soccer community was rocked this past week when the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced charges and arrests for “rampant, systemic, and deep-rooted” corruption […]