All GRC articles – Page 6

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    Duff & Phelps Expands Global Disputes and Investigations Practice


    Duff & Phelps, a global valuation and corporate finance advisor, has added managing director Steve Cornmell and director Victoria Richards to its Disputes and Investigations practice in London. The addition of these new professionals aligns with the firm’s strategy to expand its capabilities in disputes and investigations and strengthens its ...

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    Deloitte Names U.S. Financial Services Industry Leader


    Deloitte this month named Kenny Smith, currently a vice chairman of the firm, as U.S. leader of its financial services industry group. In addition, Deloitte announced that a number of high-powered new professionals have joined Deloitte’s U.S. financial services industry team. Details inside.

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    PwC’s Cyber-Security Practice Adds New Principal


    PwC US has named Patrick Hynes as a principal in the advisory cyber-security practice, focused on cyber-crime and breach response. He is based in PwC’s Los Angeles office.

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    Bloomberg Acquires Netbox Blue


    Bloomberg this month announced that it has acquired the intellectual property, patents, and engineering assets of Netbox Blue, a global provider of social media risk management and compliance solutions. The acquisition extends Bloomberg Vault’s surveillance, e-Discovery and information governance tools to help clients monitor and control the use of ...

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    NetSuite, Namely Partnership Bridges HR and Financial Data


    NetSuite, an ERP/financial system used by more than 24,000 organizations, and Namely, an HR, payroll, and benefits platform provider, announced today that they have joined forces to help mid-sized companies streamline financials and HR. For the first time, financial executives will be able to view and manage all their financial ...

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    PwC’s Cybersecurity Practice Adds New Principal


    PwC US has appointed Patrick Hynes as a principal in the advisory cybersecurity practice, focused on cybercrime and breach response. He is based in PwC’s Los Angeles office. Hynes joins PwC with a strong background in cyber-security.

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    Kroll Expands Global Leadership Team


    Kroll, a risk mitigation, compliance, security and incident response solutions provider, this week announced the appointment of five new managing directors, enhancing the company’s leadership team across the globe. The appointments became effective Jan. 1, 2016.

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    Marsh Risk Consulting Names Cyber-Security Expert


    Marsh, an insurance brokerage and risk management firm, has appointed Jim Holtzclaw as senior vice president of cyber-security consulting and advisory services at Marsh Risk Consulting (MRC). In his new role, Holtzclaw will work with a team of experts to implement MRC’s cyber-security consulting strategy, capabilities, and services in North ...

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    UHY Elects New Chair


    UHY, the international accounting and consultancy network, this month elected Bernard Fay as its new chairman, following 17 years as a UHY board director. With Fay’s election, the UHY network will be led for the first time by a director from outside its founding countries, the United States and ...

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    Two New Partners Join PwC Risk Assurance Practice


    PwC recently named two new partners to its Risk Assurance practice: Rick Warren has been appointed as a partner focusing on performance governance risk and compliance, while Khalid Wasti has been appointed as a partner focusing on internal technology audit solutions.

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    The GRC Audit Quandary


    A “quandary” is an interesting word meaning: a state of perplexity or uncertainty over what to do in a difficult situation. A quandary is also what many internal auditors find themselves facing when they audit GRC capabilities. This GRC Illustrated column from Compliance Week and OCEG helps auditors answer the ...

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    COSO Announces Internal Control Certificate Program


    The Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission is offering an Internal Control Certificate Program that offers financial professionals, including internal auditors and CPAs, the opportunity to earn a professional certificate in the 2013 COSO Internal Control-Integrated Framework. The course includes self-paced learning, a hands-on workshop, and an online ...

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    New ADP Solution Helps With Wage and Hour Compliance


    ADP recently announced the launch of ADP Time & Attendance, a new time and attendance management solution designed to help small businesses simplify wage and hour law compliance, help control overtime, help reduce labor costs, and increase payroll accuracy and efficiency.

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    Day Pitney Launches HIPAA Self-Assessment Tool


    Day Pitney recently announced the launch of its HIPAA Self-Assessment Tool to help clients prepare for the second phase of HIPAA audits by the Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights (OCR) in early 2016. The target for these audits has expanded beyond covered entities—healthcare providers, health ...

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    New Tool Allows Traders to Access Historical Book Data


    Trillium, a trading technology provider, today announced the launch of its Surveyor app for iPhone, the first mobile tool to provide access to depth of book quotes for the U.S. equities markets. “By giving everyone access to this free Big Data research and analytics tool, Trillium is bringing more transparency ...

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    Accenture Acquires Beacon Consulting Group


    Accenture, a global professional services company, has acquired Beacon Consulting Group, a consulting firm for the North American asset management community. This acquisition significantly expands Accenture’s asset management consulting capabilities and enhances its ability to help global investment managers, institutional investors, and asset servicers gain an edge in increasingly competitive ...

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    The ‘Shalt Nots’ of GRC Implementations


    There is no shortage of vendors and products in the governance, risk, and compliance software space. Choosing the wrong one can be disastrous. Just as problematic, however, is pairing a poor implementation strategy with even the best of solutions. Missteps can lead to employee revolts, cost overruns, delays, and ineffective ...

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    Cordium Launches New Cyber-Security Training Video


    Cordium, a global provider of compliance consulting, accounting, tax and software to the financial services industry, has launched a cyber-security training video to help firms protect against breaches.

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    National Society of Compliance Professionals Elects New Chair


    The National Society of Compliance Professionals (NSCP), a non-profit, membership organization dedicated to serving and supporting compliance professionals in the financial services industry, has elected Lynn McGrade as chair for the upcoming year.

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    Haskell & White Adds Director of Finance and Administration


    Haskell & White, an independently owned accounting, auditing, and tax consulting firm, has hired Eleanor Schultz as the firm’s director of finance and administration. Schultz will oversee the firm’s internal accounting and finance functions, human resources, and facilities and will play a key role in assisting with the firm’s overall ...