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  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Effective Financial Reporting And Auditing: Importance And Limitations

    The major problem with financial reporting is that people with limited financial knowledge can look at a set of accounts and, by attempting to interpret the numbers, feel that they understand what is happening in an organization. While in simpler times this may have been true, the scale and complexity...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Engaging Senior Management In Internal Control

    Top managers in any organization have many calls on their time and attention. Vying for their attention will be customers, suppliers, employees, consultants, and many others. Internal controls can easily be squeezed out of their agenda. The problem this can create is that if senior management does not take control...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    What Entrepreneurs And Small Business Owners Can Do To Increase Their Chances Of Success In The Global Economy

    Entrepreneurs and small business owners are motivated to solve problems or deliver services better, faster, cheaper than others in the market. Entrepreneurs harness creativity and innovation to seize opportunities and offer alternatives in the marketplace. Successful entrepreneurs manage risk by closely monitoring business processes and financial obligations, as well as...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Aligning The Internal Audit Function With Strategic Objectives

    The audit committee is a subcommittee of the board of directors, and is widely recognized as an integral part of a company's corporate governance, and, together with the internal audit function, they contribute towards the company implementing continuous improvements. In fact, one line of thought claims that the audit committee,...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Best Practices In Risk-Based Internal Auditing

    In designing risk-based auditing and monitoring activities, it is important that the internal auditor works closely with the organization's senior leadership and the board, or committee of the board, to gain a clear understanding of auditing and monitoring expectations and how these activities can be leveraged together to help minimize...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Sources Of Venture Capital

    Some VCs focus on investing in particular industry sectors, or geographies, or stages of a company's life. Some may restrict their investments to local businesses. Some will fund early-stage companies, but others may only entertain investments in what are known as expansion-stage and later-stage companies. The definition of an early-stage...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Understanding And Using Inflation Swaps

    An inflation swap involves the use of inflation derivatives (or inflation-indexed derivatives) to transfer inflation risk from one party to another. The derivatives used may be over-the-counter or exchange-traded derivatives. Inflation swaps have become increasingly popular since the turn of the century as pension funds; for example, recognize the need...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    What Entrepreneurs And Small Business Owners Can Do To Increase Their Chances Of Success In The Global Economy

    Entrepreneurs and small business owners are motivated to solve problems or deliver services better, faster, cheaper than others in the market. Entrepreneurs harness creativity and innovation to seize opportunities and offer alternatives in the marketplace. Successful entrepreneurs manage risk by closely monitoring business processes and financial obligations, as well as...

    Provided By Bloomsbury Information

  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Aligning The Internal Audit Function With Strategic Objectives

    The audit committee is a subcommittee of the board of directors, and is widely recognized as an integral part of a company's corporate governance, and, together with the internal audit function, they contribute towards the company implementing continuous improvements. In fact, one line of thought claims that the audit committee,...

    Provided By Bloomsbury Information

  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Best Practices In Risk-Based Internal Auditing

    In designing risk-based auditing and monitoring activities, it is important that the internal auditor works closely with the organization's senior leadership and the board, or committee of the board, to gain a clear understanding of auditing and monitoring expectations and how these activities can be leveraged together to help minimize...

    Provided By Bloomsbury Information

  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Effective Financial Reporting And Auditing: Importance And Limitations

    The major problem with financial reporting is that people with limited financial knowledge can look at a set of accounts and, by attempting to interpret the numbers, feel that they understand what is happening in an organization. While in simpler times this may have been true, the scale and complexity...

    Provided By Bloomsbury Information

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Engaging Senior Management In Internal Control

    Top managers in any organization have many calls on their time and attention. Vying for their attention will be customers, suppliers, employees, consultants, and many others. Internal controls can easily be squeezed out of their agenda. The problem this can create is that if senior management does not take control...

    Provided By Bloomsbury Information

  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Sources Of Venture Capital

    Some VCs focus on investing in particular industry sectors, or geographies, or stages of a company's life. Some may restrict their investments to local businesses. Some will fund early-stage companies, but others may only entertain investments in what are known as expansion-stage and later-stage companies. The definition of an early-stage...

    Provided By Bloomsbury Information

  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Understanding And Using Inflation Swaps

    An inflation swap involves the use of inflation derivatives (or inflation-indexed derivatives) to transfer inflation risk from one party to another. The derivatives used may be over-the-counter or exchange-traded derivatives. Inflation swaps have become increasingly popular since the turn of the century as pension funds; for example, recognize the need...

    Provided By Bloomsbury Information