Committees : Audit

article | August 18th, 2015

Saving Money as Part of Due Diligence

As acquisitions continue to play a major role in financial institutions’ strategic growth plans, management teams and boards are under increasing pressure to deliver results—with minimal surprises.

By: Chad Kellar, Rick Childs
article | June 23rd, 2015

The Job of the Audit Committee

As regulatory scrutiny intensifies and liability concerns mount, it’s more important than ever that financial institution audit committees are highly engaged.

By: Jennifer Burke, Ray Calvey
article | May 19th, 2015

Fair Lending Compliance Is Becoming More Complex and More Challenging

Here is what boards need to know about fair lending compliance and future rule changes.

By: Paul Osborne, Niall Twomey, Reid Simon
article | May 18th, 2015

Back to the Future: The Allowance for Loan and Lease Losses

David Ruffin and Randal Rabe describe how to assess a qualitative and environmental adjustment for ALLL.

By: David Ruffin, Randal Rabe
article | April 10th, 2015

New Accounting for Credit Impairment and Equity Securities: What You Need to Know

FASB has announced changes to U.S. generally accepted accounting principles that will apply across the board.

By: Matthew Schell
Bank Services
article | February 16th, 2015

Rules of Engagement: Dealing With External Auditors

A CPA and chairman of the audit committee of First Virginia Community Bank in Fairfax explains what audit committees need to know about communications with external auditors.

By: Lawrence W. Schwartz
article | October 17th, 2014

There’s a New Framework for Internal Controls: What Boards Need to Know

In this article, Moss Adams partners John Donohue and Denese Cahill review what’s changed and steps banks will need to take to update their internal controls and associated documentation.

By: John Donohue, Denese Cahill
video | August 19th, 2014

Inside Jobs: How to Investigate Internal Fraud

Brian McCormally of the law firm Arnold & Porter LLP describes the steps that boards need to take when investigating internal fraud.

By: Brian McCormally
article | 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 | 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