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02 December 2021
Greg Satell, Andrea Kates, and Todd McLees
Digital transformation is not just about technology. Success involves far more than simply procuring competent vendors and doing some user training. These initiatives can no longer be left solely at t ... more>
17 November 2021
Chartered Accountants Australia New Zealand
The 2021 financial year saw our members leading the way and overcoming the many health, work and emotional challenges unfolding as ...
10 November 2021
Benjamin Mueller and Jens Lauterbach
Many organizations are confronting the question of how to integrate fragmented and often makeshift digitalization efforts in a way ...
03 November 2021
Luke Clancy
An explosion in the number of internet-enabled devices is opening up banks and financial firms to an exponentially greater array o ...
27 October 2021
Shameek Kundu
Many view Chinese and Western approaches to AI regulation as oil and water. While significant differences exist, there is more overlap than one might ...
15 October 2021
Anup Kumar
Recent history has revealed that traditional policies and systems aren’t enough to protect our organizations from significant disruption. Lineda ...
05 October 2021
Andrew Hunter, Chief Executive Officer, CPA Australia
Not before time, Australia has a national plan for business support during significant lockdowns. Now our governments must develop a support plan for ...
28 September 2021
Tony Zhang
In an uncertain COVID-19 job market, upcoming accountants will need to demonstrate strong quantifiable value and upgrade their CVs to prepare to stand ...
21 September 2021
Mark Enticott
Bowen Partners wishes you a Happy Mid-Autumn. ...
13 September 2021
Frank Martela and Jukka Luoma
Given that artificial intelligence is increasingly overtaking people on a range of expert tasks, will it someday make human managers obsolete? Luckily ...
06 September 2021
Henry Kronk
Is the compliance profession stressful? We suspect the answer to the question can be summarized as “yes.” But we don’t know for sure ...
23 August 2021
FTI Consulting
Over the past decade, cyber incidents stemming from third-party suppliers have been growing in number—and sophistication. In the earliest incide ...
09 August 2021
Bowen Partners wishes all Singaporeans a Happy National Day. #OneNationTogether ...
02 August 2021
Celia Huber, Alex Sukharevsky, and Rodney Zemmel
Digital transformation is increasing the scope of boards’ mandates, opening up new fronts for risk and competition. Asking the following five qu ...
27 July 2021
Gabriel Oviedo
In the current business environment, senior management is asking some internal audit functions to do more work that resembles quality assurance. There ...
20 July 2021
Margaret M. Luciano, Virgil Fenters, Semin Park, Amy Bartels, and Scott Tannenbaum
The phrase “stay in your lane” is commonly used to affirm the importance of doing your assigned tasks andonlyyour assigned tasks. If you s ...
13 July 2021
Inna Voytsekhivska, PhD and Igor Voytsekhivskyy, CPA, CIA
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has forced many organizations to either shut down temporarily or operate remotely. This shift to remote work will ...
07 July 2021
Dean Dimkin, Ambika Aggarwal, Ranil Jayasekere & Jaynesh Narain
As the healthcare sector continues itsrapid shift to virtual models of careand reliance on new technologies to offer better experiences for clinicians ...
18 June 2021
David Povey
There are many readily accepted global definitions of compliance and the nature of being compliant, whether from international organizations or regula ...
07 June 2021
Tim Minahan
The last year has forever changed the way employees view and approach work, but one thing holds true: Businesses that want to attract and retain the t ...
02 June 2021
Bowen Partners
At Bowen Partners we celebrate the month of June with Pride. We believe in a world that embraces diversity, inclusion, equality and where everyone can ...
27 May 2021
Ron Kral
Most companies change audit firms eventually, but the process isn’t easy and can present many challenges during and after the fact. Ron Kral des ...
21 May 2021
PwC
Payroll tax is possibly the most misunderstood tax leviedin Australia. While the payroll tax is conceptually efficient, the existence of thresholds an ...
19 May 2021
Bowen Partners
For the latest Australiamarket insight and salary information relating to Audit, Compliance & Risk, please review our Australia - Market Insight & ...
13 May 2021
Bowen Partners
For the latest Australiamarket insight and salary information relating to Accounting and Finance, please review our Australia - Market Insight & S ...
07 May 2021
Bowen Partners
For the latest Singapore market insight and salary information relating to Audit, Compliance & Risk, please review our Singapore - Market Insight ...
03 May 2021
Bowen Partners
For the latest Hong Kong market insight and salary information relating to Audit, Compliance & Risk, please review our Hong Kong - Market Insight ...
26 April 2021
Jim Wetekemp
As COVID-19 rages on, companies continue to go digital. Riskonnect CEO Jim Wetekamp offers guidance on how to conduct successful audits in a remote wo ...
08 April 2021
Chartered Accountants
Risks are becoming increasingly global, interconnected and multi-tiered but non-financial risk management is currently underdeveloped. ...
29 March 2021
Cassie Kozyrkov
You’ve probably heard business leadersjustify theirflat-footedness in a crisis by claiming that every organization is flying blind in times of d ...
18 March 2021
Corporate Compliance Insights
We’re facing a “Channel Explosion” these days, which means we’re challenged to monitor more data streams than ever — and ...
11 March 2021
Efstathia Koulouridi, Sameer Kumar, Luis Nario, Theo Pepanides, and Marco Vettori
The unique features of the pandemic-triggered recession have led banks to move more quickly to build real-time data and analytics into their credit-de ...
01 March 2021
Lynn S. Paine
Boards are facing a complex new reality as a result of Covid-19. The new environment is characterized by pressures and demands from various stakeholde ...
26 Feburary 2021
Luciana Paulise
Meetings could be the most productive part of your day, as well as the least productive. The C-suite typically spends around 72% of the time in meetin ...
11 Feburary 2021
Mark Enticott
Bowen Partners wishes you and your family a happy, healthy and prosperous Year of the Ox. ...
09 Feburary 2021
Brian Alster
Financial firms have without question faced more pressure lately – from every direction – to do better at anti-money laundering compliance ...
02 Feburary 2021
KPMG
Through the Dynamic Risk Assessment, KPMG professional shave sought to unpack individual risks, risk clusters whcih risks were most susceptible to bei ...
26 January 2021
Mark Enticott
Bowen Partners wishes all Australians a Happy Australia Day. ...
19 January 2021
Liz Kislik
It’s understandable that leaders right now are struggling with guilty feelings as they witness the disruptions and struggles that the Covid-19 c ...
11 January 2021
Maria L. Murphy
In August, the Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) launched the Audit in Action campaign, which highlights the important work and resilience of public comp ...
05 January 2021
Yo McDonald
Identifying, prioritizing and evaluating risks are crucial to any business’s long-term success. MetricStream’s Yo McDonald lays out how sp ...
11 December 2020
Mark Enticott
The year of 2020 has been an extremely difficult one for many around the world. While this holiday season will be very different to those we've been u ...
23 November 2020
Sharon Ponniah, Damien Angus and Stuart Babbage
As the second-order impacts of COVID-19 begin to emerge, the challenge for Australia will be how to nurture and maintain the mental health of our comm ...
17 November 2020
Chartered Accountants
How investors and stakeholders can gain more from an auditor's report in the current economic climate. ...
13 November 2020
Maria L. Murphy
Third-quarter earnings season is here, and the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic on the economy overall and on individual companies are not goi ...
09 November 2020
Wei Zheng
The Covid-19 pandemic has separated people from their workplaces, coworkers, and familiar daily routines. In many cases, it has added stress, led to a ...
05 November 2020
McKinsey & Company
Challenged by the global pandemic, CEOs have made four shifts in the way they lead that hold great promise for both companies and society. Will they b ...
28 October 2020
KPMG
The key issues and priorities on the minds of Australian CEOs, as revealed in KPMG’s 2020 Global CEO Outlook survey. ...
21 October 2020
Robert Kirk
Earlier this year, the emergence of COVID-19 created an unforeseen period of economic slowdown in the US. Commerce across numerous industries was redu ...
19 October 2020
Jordan Strauss, Mariellen Davies-Demarco and Alyssa Heim
Kroll’s Jordan Strauss, Mariellen Davies-DeMarco and Alyssa Heim discuss what they view as the most significant threats to good governance and o ...
14 October 2020
KPMG
The 30% Club Australia launched in May 2015 with the primary objective of campaigning for 30 percent women on ASX 200 boards. As the decade ended, for ...
13 October 2020
Jim Deloach
With digitization fueling innovation and change, two questions arise: Is internal audit adjusting quickly enough to innovate and embrace underlying te ...
12 October 2020
Chartered Accountants
The Analytics in Finance and Accounting paper examines the benefits of using forward-looking analytics data, and the risks finance teams face in not e ...
30 September 2020
Mark Enticott
Bowen Partners wishes you a Happy Mid-Autumn ...
29 September 2020
Bowen Partners
For the latest Hong Kong market insight and salary information relating to Audit, Compliance & Risk, please review our Hong Kong - Market Insight ...
24 September 2020
Bowen Partners
For the latest Singapore market insight and salary information relating to Audit, Compliance & Risk, please review our Singapore - Market Insight ...
21 September 2020
Bowen Partners
For the latest Australia market insight and salary information relating to Audit, Compliance & Risk, please review our Australia - Market Insight ...
17 August 2020
Mariette Cutler
Mariette Cutler, Managing Director of The Risk Navigation Group, discusses how relative inexperience in the audit profession can be a real asset &ndas ...
10 August 2020
Bowen Partners
Bowen Partners wishes all Singaporeans a Happy National Day. #OneNationTogether ...
03 August 2020
Kate Northrup
We’ve been taught that if we want more — money, achievement, vitality, joy, peace of mind — we need todomore, to add more to our eve ...
21 July 2020
David England
In times of crisis, it’s especially critical to know who critical suppliers are, to proactively monitor them for risk and to ensure they’r ...
14 July 2020
Leigh Vickery
Compliance audits and financial audits are different animals calling for different skill sets. Level 2 Legal’s Leigh Vickery explains why your o ...
09 July 2020
Kevin Alvero and Michael Velasco
There are similarities between the GDPR and the CCPA, but there are some key departures as well. Nielsen’s Kevin Alvero and Michael Velasco deta ...
30 June 2020
Charn McAllister, DJ Steffensen, Pamela L. Perrewé, C. Darren Brooks and Gang Wang
Tools allowing for instant communication have given us the ability to work from anywhere. With employees being only an email or Slack message away, or ...
23 June 2020
Dottie Schindlinger
In this crisis, some In this crisis, some companies have flailed, but some have fared relatively fine. Why such a disparity in outcomes? Diligent Corp ...
14 Feburary 2020
Bowen Partners
For the latest Singapore market insight and salary information relating to Audit, Compliance & Risk, please review our Singapore - Market Insight ...
13 Feburary 2020
Bowen Partners
For the latest Hong Kong market insight and salary information relating to Audit, Compliance & Risk, please review our Hong Kong - Market Insight ...
12 Feburary 2020
Bowen Partners
For the latest Australia market insight and salary information relating to Audit, Compliance & Risk, please review our Australia - Market Insight ...
11 Feburary 2020
Bowen Partners
We are excited to announce that we are releasing a Podcast called the Three Line of Defence. The Podcast will be hosted by Mark Enticott, and provide ...
24 January 2020
Mark Enticott
Bowen Partners wishes all Australians a Happy Australia Day. ...
24 January 2020
Mark Enticott
Bowen Partners wishes you and your family a happy and prosperous Year of the Rat. ...
15 January 2020
Julie Devoll
Organizations have an opportunity to empower and engage employees through the experiences they create. An employee experience is not a nice-to-have; i ...
06 January 2020
Kevin Alvero and Randy Pierson
Nielsen's Kevin Alvero and Randy Pierson explore the fundamental elements that should be included in any approach to doing internal audit of artificia ...
17 December 2019
Mark Enticott
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from all of us at Bowen Partners. ...
03 December 2019
Mike Robbins
Recognition and appreciation. We often use these words interchangeably, and think of them as the same thing. But while they’re both important, t ...
29 November 2019
Leslie Bailey
As compliance regulations grow in complexity, organizations will need to both protect their reputation and avoid costly enforcement actions. LexisNexi ...
13 September 2019
Mark Enticott
Bowen Partners wishes you a Happy Mid-Autumn ...
02 September 2019
Calvin London
A growing number of people these days do not seem to want to “do the right thing,” but rather “what they can get away with.” C ...
26 August 2019
David Harding
With over 80 percent of data breaches resulting from compromised passwords, biometric authentication systems emerge as a solution to avoid multimillio ...
09 August 2019
Bowen Partners
Bowen Partners wishes all Singaporeans a Happy National Day. #OneNationTogether ...
06 August 2019
Joseph Grenny
You define the contours of your character and the shape of your life by what you say “no” to. For example, saying no to invitations is the ...
29 July 2019
Martin Passante
The eventuality of a cyber attack is cause for concern for all kinds of organizations, but lately the financial services industry has been especially ...
22 July 2019
Kristi Hedges
Stress doesn’t feel good to have, nor does it feel good to be around. Eighty percent of Americans say they feel stress during their day. In many ...
16 July 2019
Jim Deloach
Protiviti’s Jim DeLoach explains that executive management and the board face the challenge of overseeing and investing finite cyber protection ...
03 July 2019
Joseph Grenny
Most of us have been “feedsmacked” at some point in our life. In the midst of a meeting, an innocent walk down the hallway, or a performan ...
19 June 2019
John Arvanitis
Duff & Phelps’Global Regulatory Outlook reportfound that while financial institutions globally are devoting considerable energy and resource ...
15 May 2019
Ron Carucci
During a recent interview with a member of my client’s executive team, a leader said to me, “Nothing I do is ever good enough for [the CEO ...
14 May 2019
Sonny Singh
Technology is the future, and the future is now. Oracle’s Sonny Singh discusses how banks are using emerging technologies such as machine learni ...
10 April 2019
Sabina Nawaz
Firaz was recently appointed CEO of a $1 billion company where he had held various roles over the past nine years. He had coveted this position for tw ...
03 Feburary 2019
Bowen Partners
Bowen Partners wishes you and your family a happy and prosperous Year of the Pig. ...
25 January 2019
Bowen Partners
Bowen Partners wishes all Australians a Happy Australia Day. ...
19 December 2018
Bowen Partners
From all of us at Bowen Partners, we would like to wish you and your family a joyful holiday season. May 2019 be a year of health, happiness and succ ...
12 August 2018
Mark Enticott
We're excited to announce that Bowen Partners has opened in Australia with offices in Melbourne and Sydney. The Melbourne office is located at Collins ...
12 August 2018
Mark Enticott
We're excited to announce that Bowen Partners has opened in Australia with offices in Melbourne and Sydney. The Sydney office is located at Aurora Pla ...
12 August 2018
Bowen Partners
Bowen Partners wishes all Singaporeans a Happy National Day. #OneNationTogether ...
03 April 2018
Ernst & Young
A significant increase in the number of FinTech firms, and corresponding venture capital and corporate investment in the sector, is sure to have a pro ...
27 March 2018
Charles Thomas
Because ABC compliance is driven by enforcement as opposed to regulation, gaps may only become visible when an incident occurs, and by then, it’ ...
12 Feburary 2018
Bowen Partners wishes you and your family a happy and prosperous Year of the Dog. ...
14 December 2017
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from all of us at Bowen Partners. ...
27 October 2017
David McLaughlin
Money laundering continues to be a serious concern for financial institutions across the globe, as legacy technologies allow an unacceptable number of ...
27 October 2017
Amy Gallo
When it comes to conflict, most of us have a default approach: we either tend to avoid it or seek it out. The avoiders among us shy away from disagree ...
09 August 2017
Bowen Partners
Bowen Partners wishes all Singaporeans a Happy National Day.#OneNationTogether ...
05 July 2017
Deep Patel
If you’re young and find yourself in a position of leadership, you’re immediately confronted with a wide range of challenges. There is the ...
22 May 2017
Jennifer Porter
When people find out I’man executive coach, they often ask who my toughest clients are. Inexperienced leaders? Senior leaders who think they kno ...
22 May 2017
Rebecca Knight
Managers who can’t seem to pick a course of action — or who constantly change their minds – can be maddening. You’re left spin ...
25 April 2017
Richard Partington
Global banks are paring back staff tasked with detecting wrongdoing for the first time since the financial crisis, ending a hiring boom that accompani ...
25 April 2017
Malcolm Murray
For more than a decade, CEB has tracked the risks Chief Audit Executives (CAEs) watch closely. By interviewing and surveying CAEs at some of the world ...
29 March 2017
Bowen Partners
Bowen Partners' Founding Partner, Mark Enticott is competing in the "Bank of America - Chicago Marathon" on Sunday, 8th October 2017. Mark w ...
25 January 2017
Bowen Partners wishes you and your family a happy and prosperous Year of the Rooster. ...
13 December 2016
Bowen Partners
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from all of us at Bowen Partners. ...
15 September 2016
Bowen Partners
We wish you and your family a happy Mid-Autumn Festival. ...
15 September 2016
Adrian Ford
Information can be powerful. In the aftermath of the Panama Papers, governments and treasury departments around the world are working to gather, store ...
15 September 2016
Rebecca Newton
The more responsibility we have, the more people need our time. As we progress in our careers we’re often in more meetings, on more calls, need ...
15 September 2016
James Bone
Cybersecurity has gotten a great deal of attention these days for two reasons – billions of dollars are being spent in response to a growing thr ...
09 August 2016
Bowen Partners
Wishing everyone in Singapore a Happy National Day. ...
04 August 2016
Bowen Partners
Across the banking and financial services sectors, 2016 has been a challenging year for many financial institutions. At the end of 2015, we forecasted ...
04 August 2016
Roger Schwarz
The term “organizational culture” can obscurean important truth: Anorganization often containsmany cultures.This is true even if your orga ...
04 August 2016
Robert W. Kastenschmidt
The governance world is increasingly focusing on the relationship between organisational culture and risk. It’s also focusing on approaches to g ...
18 July 2016
Liz Ryan
The job market is much stronger than it was a year ago. Job-seekers are getting more interviews and better job offers. ...
13 July 2016
Kathleen Kelley Reardon
Every person is at least 75% responsible for how others treat them. Our verbal and nonverbal actions limit or expand the options of others. ...
08 June 2016
Mark Enticott
Most banks and financial services companies have now completed their annual salary and bonus reviews. Every year I talk to a range of people who are d ...
03 June 2016
Jim DeLoach
Volatility in equity markets, falling oil prices, global terrorism, escalating healthcare costs, uncertainties in political regimes in certain parts o ...
25 May 2016
Bob Frisch and Cary Greene
You’ve spent hours preparing for the meeting. The objectives are clear. The agenda is tight. Relevant material was distributed to attendees in a ...
24 May 2016
Amy Gallo
Some great tips to mentally prepare you for a difficult conversation. ...
24 May 2016
Maurice Gilbert
Following the release of Thomson Reuters’ Personal Liability Report, Corporate Compliance Insights’ CEO, Maurice Gilbert, delved deeper in ...
22 April 2016
Bowen Partners
Bowen Partners has released the Singapore - Market Insight & Salary Guide: January to June 2016. ...
18 April 2016
Mark Enticott
I'm very pleased to announce that Bowen Partners has opened its Singapore office at One Raffles Quay. The firm will provide both Executive Search and ...
22 March 2016
Tom Hopkins
“You are your greatest asset. Put yourtime, effort and money into training,grooming, and encouraging yourgreatest asset.”Tom Hopkins ...
10 March 2016
Jack Welch
"Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others." Jack Welch ...
09 March 2016
Ron Carucci
By now, everyone’s heard 70% of the workforce is checked out. That’s why employee engagement remains all the rage among management fads. ...
08 March 2016
John Maxwell
"A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way." John. C. Maxwell ...
03 March 2016
Mark Enticott
The market for compliance and internal audit was very active throughout 2015. Most banks have substantially built out these functions over the last se ...
03 March 2016
Bowen Partners
Bowen Partners has released the Hong Kong - Market Insight & Salary Guide: January to June 2016. ...
21 Feburary 2016
Boris Groendahl
Banks face tougher capital requirements on swaps, bonds and other securities that they intend to trade, as global regulators tighten market-risk rules ...
21 Feburary 2016
Amy Gallo
We all need to grow — not only to stay engaged in our work but also to keep up with our employers’ changing needs. And this is the perfect ...
21 Feburary 2016
Elizabeth (Beth) Paul
As we heard last week across social media onthe Centre for Audit Quality’s #AuditorProud day,auditors are proud of our profession. And as I refl ...
21 Feburary 2016
Peter Bregman
John* was doing his best to be calm, but his frustration was palpable. Jeanine was explaining that there was little chance her group was going to make ...
21 Feburary 2016
Michael Volkov
The New Year brings new promise for compliance professionals.I always sympathize with compliance officers because of their inevitable conflict – ...
21 Feburary 2016
Travis Bradberry
Great leadership can be a difficult thing to pin down and understand. You know a great leader when you’re working for one, but even they can hav ...
12 Feburary 2016
Bowen Partners
Bowen Partners wishes you a prosperous Year of the Monkey - Kung Hei Fat Choy. ...
03 Feburary 2016
Mark Enticott
The start of a new year is an excellent opportunity to develop a career plan. This will assist you to achieve your goals and further progress your car ...