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  • Article | Audit
  • June 10th, 2016
  • BD Article

Top Trends Impacting Audit Committees in 2016

Here's a rundown of some of the changes happening inside bank audit committees this year.

  • Article | Audit
  • May 17th, 2016

Three Critical Challenges for Bank Audit Committees

As the effects of the banking crisis continue to recede, regulatory agencies have shifted their focus.

  • Article | Audit
  • March 15th, 2016

The Five Critical Attributes of Effective Cybersecurity Risk Management

The size, complexity and ever-evolving nature of cyberattacks mean there’s no one-size-fits-all way to respond.

  • Article | Audit
  • February 16th, 2016

Beyond Cost-Cutting: Six Strategies for Improving Banks’ Operating Efficiency

With the challenges financial institutions face these days, it’s no wonder many banking executives are focusing intently on cutting costs and “right-sizing” their operations.

  • Article | Audit
  • February 15th, 2016

FASB’s New Standards for Financial Instruments: What Banks Need to Know

Crowe Horwath’s Sydney Garmong writes about accounting changes that impact banks.

  • Article | Audit
  • December 22nd, 2015

Getting Started With Third-Party Risk Management: Two Key Questions

A thoughtful approach based on an initial assessment of the bank’s current state can result in better risk management and compliance that aren’t overly burdensome.

  • Article | Audit
  • December 7th, 2015

Questions to Ask About Internal Fraud: A Bank Director’s Guide

This article describes questions board members should ask about internal fraud to exercise proper oversight.

  • Article | Audit
  • November 19th, 2015

The Audit Committee: Help Them Help You

An effective audit committee is a critical component of a financial institution’s corporate governance and combines four key components: people, resources, support and approach.

  • Viewpoint | Audit
  • October 26th, 2015

Maintaining Internal Audit Independence Regardless of Structure

Whether your bank uses an in–house, an outsourced or co-sourced internal audit function, the internal audit program must be independent.

  • Article | Audit
  • September 24th, 2015

Lessons Learned From the Stress Tests

In the wake of the implementation of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act stress test (DFAST) regulations, the term “stress test” has become a familiar part of the banking lexicon.

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