Sarbanes-Oxley and the New Internal Auditing Rules
Sarbanes-Oxley and the New Internal Auditing Rules thoroughly and clearly explains the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, how it impacts auditors, and how internal auditing can help with its requirements, such as launching an ethics and whistle-blower program or performing effective internal controls reviews under the COSO framework. With ample coverage of emerging rules that have yet to be issued and other matters subject to change, this book outlines fundamental blueprints of the new rules, technological developments, and evolving trends that impact internal audit professionals.
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CHAPTER 3 Heightened Responsibilities for Audit Committees
CHAPTER 4 Launching an Ethics and Whistleblower Program
Chapter 5 COSO Section 404 and Control SelfAssessments
Chapter 6 IIA CobiT and Other Professional Internal Audit Standards
Chapter 7 Disaster Recovery and Continuity Planning after 911
Chapter 8 Internal Audit Fraud Detection and Prevention
Chapter 9 Enterprise Risk Management Privacy and Other Legislative Initiatives
Chapter 10 Rules and Procedures for Internal Auditors Worldwide
Chapter 11 Continuous Assurance Auditing Future Directions
Chapter 12 Summary Internal Auditing Going Forward
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