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The financial crisis that began in 2007 has put the spotlight firmly on how corporates, especially those in the financial sector, have addressed issues such as risk, reward, governance and ethics. The difficulty lies in the balance to be struck. Now that the global economy appears to be climbing gradually out of downturn, it is… » read more

Posted by cecilebonino

Surprisingly, the vast majority of European companies (around 98. 7%) are today exempted from statutory audit, covering almost half of all employees in Europe. It is also interesting to note that approximately 1.4 million audits are performed each year while the EU mandates only 0.3 million and that the audit exemption threshold varies according to… » read more

Posted by cecilebonino

The credit crunch was more a failing of governance and ethics than of regulation per se. Whatever the exact future shape of financial sector regulation, the structure needs to be designed not solely with a view to rectifying the problems of the past but with a view to pre-empting the so far unknown problems of… » read more

Posted by cecilebonino