2017 planning priorities for internal audit in financial services

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2017 planning priorities for internal audit in financial services

Building trust

November 2016

An Internal Audit viewpoint - Building Trust

The financial services sector continues to operate in an environment of change due to continued advances in technology, adoption of new regulations, and competition from new entrants to the sector.

In an era of continued challenge around conduct and behaviour for financial institutions, regulators and boards are more aware of the issues and prepared to act accordingly. While stakeholders expect more forward-looking insight around risk, strategy and business performance the expectation on Internal Audit to make an impact is now.

This report takes a detailed look at what internal audit should do to address these changes and assesses the impact on audit approaches, methodologies, and resource models.

2016 planning priorities for internal audit in financial services

An Internal Audit viewpoint - Exponential Change

The financial services sector continues to operate in an environment of change due to continued advances in technology, adoption of new regulations as well as competition from new entrants to the sector.

This report takes a detailed look at business leadership, risk management, regulatory matters, capital and liquidity considerations, trading, IT as well as accounting and tax to see how the requirements, challenges and strategies of internal audit teams will need to accommodate.

In this paper we explore the key planning priorities that internal audit departments should be covering in 2016.
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