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11/21/2019

"It should be clear by now that good tone at the top doesn't automatically translate to proper mood in the middle or buzz at the bottom," writes IIA President and CEO Richard Chambers. "It also should be clear that internal audit must have a role in assessing, understanding, and explaining how culture influences good governance."

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Richard Chambers
11/21/2019

The Securities and Exchange Commission is considering expanding opportunities for nonaccredited investors. That means more investors might rely on private equity fund valuations and auditors' assessments of those valuations.

11/21/2019

Here's an update on recent court cases, regulations and other Internal Revenue Service guidance addressing estate and gift tax issues.

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The Tax Adviser
11/21/2019

Know-it-alls are smart, but they can make others angry and uncomfortable. To keep a working relationship, set goals and remove emotion.

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Psychology Today
11/21/2019

Security researcher Checkmarx discovered it was possible for malicious apps to exploit a flaw in Android to hijack smartphone cameras and send surreptitiously recorded clips to an external server. The flaw has been patched in Google and Samsung devices.

11/21/2019

Tuesday was National Entrepreneurs' Day. To help business owners celebrate, we have a few steps entrepreneurs can take to make the most of the business they've built and the successful future they hope to have.

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AICPA Insights
11/21/2019

Charles Schwab is acquiring TD Ameritrade for $26 billion, sources say. The deal will help Charles Schwab better compete against larger firms.

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Fox Business
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TD Ameritrade
11/21/2019

An IIA South Africa report based on the views of chief audit executives shows corporate governance and ethics have improved 3.5% this year, with ethics given a rating of 2.9 on a 4-point scale, up from 2.8 last year. However, only 14% of respondents say ethics is important in the country's government.

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IOL (South Africa)
11/20/2019

This article looks at how much money you need to save monthly to accumulate $1 million within 20 years. However, it's important to remember $1 million might not be enough in areas with a high cost of living.

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CNBC
11/20/2019

By investing in the right projects and knowing which initiatives not to fund, finance has a huge impact on the success or failure of any organization.

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Financial Management