Committees : Audit

article | Audit July 28th, 2014

Scandals and Internal Audit: Where Banks Can Do Better

The former president and CEO of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners looks at widespread weaknesses in internal controls that may impact your bank.

By: Toby Bishop
article | Audit June 23rd, 2014

How the New FASB Standard on Revenue Recognition May Impact Banks

Sydney Garmong of Crowe Howarth LLP writes about an important new accounting rule.

By: Sydney Garmong
article | Audit June 2nd, 2014

Whose Refund Is It Anyway?

It can get confusing as to what entity, the holding company or the bank, owes a tax refund to the other entity. Here is some advice on settling cash taxes.

By: Sheryl Vander Baan
article | Audit November 1st, 2013

Tax Due Diligence: It’s Not Just for Acquisitions

How do you know if your bank is handling tax accounting correctly? Sheryl Vander Baan of Crowe Horwath LLP helps boards handle oversight of this critical issue.

By: Sheryl Vander Baan
article | Audit August 30th, 2013

The FASB’s Proposal on Credit Losses: What’s the Status?

Crowe Horwath LLP describes the latest proposal from the Financial Accounting Standards Board.

By: Sydney Garmong
video | Audit August 22nd, 2013

The Role of the Audit Committee

John Palmer of ICS Consulting Partners reviews the basic skills and requirements that every audit committee needs be successful today.

By: John Palmer
video | Audit August 15th, 2013

What’s Under the Hood: The Audit Committee’s Role in M&A Due Diligence

Justin Long of Bracewell & Giuliani shares some red flags that boards should focus on when evaluating a target bank’s compliance environment.

By: Justin Long
video | Audit July 17th, 2013

Repositioning the Internal Audit from Good to Strong

Lynn McKenzie, partner with KPMG LLP, reviews what bank boards can do to improve internal audit.

By: Lynn McKenzie
article | Audit June 28th, 2013

10 Best Practices for Audit Committee Members

Serving on the audit committee is one thing. Doing it well is another.

By: Naomi Snyder
article | Audit August 7th, 2012

Do Audit Committees Really Need a Lawyer for Every Meeting?

A consultant from Crowe Horwath LLP addresses the expense and best practices of having lawyers attend audit committee meetings.

By: Bill Knibloe