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EU must change rules for banks

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The EU must change its Capital Requirements Regulation for banks to address areas where many EU banks currently fail to comply with the Basel Committee's recommendations, according to Fitch Ratings.

Most bribes paid to win state contracts in advanced economies

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New analysis of the costs of foreign bribery and corruption by the OECD has found that most bribes are paid by large companies to win contracts from state-owned enterprises in advanced economies – and most have the knowledge of senior management. The OECD is calling on governments to strengthen sanctions.

FBI issues cyber attack warning

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The FBI has warned US businesses to be on their guard against malware after Sony Pictures Entertainment was hit by a cyber attack.

Companies "underestimate" challenges of new FRC requirements

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The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries is warning that many companies are struggling to quantify long-term risk and to engage senior managers with their risk management processes, as required by recent revisions to the UK Corporate Governance Code and Guidance on Risk Management.

IT auditing lags growth in IT risk

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A new survey has shown that, although companies are increasing their use of IT, they are not increasing their auditing of IT risks – despite growing threats to cyber security.

New guide on pension administration agreements

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The Pensions Management Institute has produced a guide to help trustees, administrators and employers to identify the key principles to consider when deciding how to set out agreements.

Irish volunteer wins IIA special award

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Nuala Comerford PIIA has received this year’s Special Award in recognition of her outstanding contribution to the institute and the profession in Ireland.

IIA awards prizes

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Each year the IIA awards prizes to the students who have passed all their exam papers first time and achieved the best aggregate results. This year Steven Eldridge, senior internal auditor at Mazars, won the Peter Hook Prize for best performance in the IIA Advanced Diploma exams.

IIA elects new president

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The IIA has elected Paul Kaczmar FIIA as president and Mark Carawan FIIA as deputy president.

High performers: the IIA HIA conference round-up

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The IIA’s heads of internal audit conference took place on 30 October. Speakers discussed topics on the theme of High performing internal audit: a fresh perspective. We round up a few of the subjects covered.

Blog

Progress: code and guidance boost IIA's role

Our Governance and Risk Report 2014 makes it clear that expectations of internal audit are still rising and that crucial relationships with the board and audit committee are improving, says Ian Peters, CEO of the IIA.

Policy Blog

Opinion

One-man band: sharing is vital

“Working with no staff has a number of advantages and disadvantages. It means that you have hands-on experience of, potentially, every aspect of the organisation you work for,” says John Collier PIIA, head of audit and risk management, the Economist Group.

Profile

Learning curve

They say that true job satisfaction comes from achievable goals. Julian Wynter explains why he hopes that a new IIA accreditation programme will help the internal audit team at Standard Chartered Bank achieve its aspirations.
Words: Ruth Prickett Photographs: Peter Searle

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Salary: £49, 161

Careers advice

Chartered by Experience

There is a new route to becoming a chartered internal auditor: Chartered by Experience.

Room to grow

If you feel stuck in your role or sector, yet are keen to progress in an internal auditing career, what are your options? You could become a non-executive director or contribute your experience to higher education, suggests Ann Brook CFIIA.

Time to volunteer

Rachel Bowden, chair of the IIA’s Guidance Working Group, explains why she started volunteering and what she has gained from the experience.

Training & Development

IIA awards prizes

Each year the IIA awards prizes to the students who have passed all their exam papers first time and achieved the best aggregate results. This year Steven Eldridge, senior internal auditor at Mazars, won the Peter Hook Prize for best performance in the IIA Advanced Diploma exams.

High performers: the IIA HIA conference round-up

The IIA’s heads of internal audit conference took place on 30 October. Speakers discussed topics on the theme of High performing internal audit: a fresh perspective. We round up a few of the subjects covered.

Speaker’s corner

Sara I James reveals the inspirational line-up for the Irish and Scottish conferences.

Tools

Time for change

IIA Global recently published some significant developments and amendments to its International Professional Practice Framework.
So how will these changes affect you?

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Our technical helpline provides valuable advice to members on a host of professional issues. Here are some of the questions you’ve submitted recently.