Strategy and Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)



Improve your grip on risk governance

In today’s environment of ongoing uncertainty and pervasive risk, senior executives and boards need to govern risk in ways that not only protect assets but boost organizational performance, while being responsible to—and building trust among—stakeholders.

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How dirty money is putting Canada’s CPAs at risk

As the battle against the global scourge of money laundering rages on, the role of the profession in the fight is as vital as ever.

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Using digital tools for client due diligence

KYC: Is it time to digitalize the first line of defense? This article explores the role that digital tools can play in client acceptance and onboarding processes, as well as the future relationship. These tools can also help practitioners comply with “Know Your Client” provisions in the anti-money laundering and financial crime legislation of many countries.


Invisible Threads: Communicating Integrated Thinking

Reports on an analysis of the annual integrated reports of 14 companies. The findings show that there are opportunities in integrated thinking to help define purpose and understand value creation. However, the proliferation of reporting frameworks, recommendations and standards is making the task of writing an engaging, meaningful report more difficult.


Building an Effective Anti-Money Laundering Ecosystem

From reactive to proactive risk management presents recommendations to better implement the European Union’s legislation and recent proposals for anti-money laundering and counter terrorism financing. Among other things, the paper recommends auditors, accountants, tax advisers, lawyers and certain other professionals: strengthen their risk-based controls; improve their ability to recognize and mitigate money laundering risks; and leverage technology in client onboarding and other procedures.


The CAM-I Performance Management Framework: How to Evaluate and Improve Organizational Performance

Learn how to help organizations determine weaknesses in core capabilities and prioritize improvement efforts that will add the most value. These are your essential resources to effectively implement a performance management framework in an organization.

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Anti-Money Laundering: The Basics Installment 5: Tax Advice

Tax advice is one of the most common services that accountants provide, so they must be aware of and alert to the multiple ways in which tax services may be vulnerable to money laundering.

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Powering Audit Committee Outcomes

A new book exploring the relationship between audit committees and internal audit functions. It highlights leading practices and examples of how audit committees and internal auditors can work together to protect and enhance organizational value through effective processes. Published by The Institute of Internal Auditors.

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Governance for not-for-profit (NFP) organizations: Questions to ask (2nd edition)

Help the NFP organization you serve as a director be as effective and productive as possible by ensuring it has the right governance framework.

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We Support our Members in the Fight Against Money Laundering

Money laundering is a destructive issue that eats away at our economy and society while eroding the integrity of Canada’s financial system. Our profession recognizes these threats and has consistently taken a strong stand against this illegal activity.

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2020 Conversations with Audit Committee Chairs

This document summarizes the feedback we received in each topic area. Please note that the PCAOB does not necessarily endorse what we heard from audit committee chairs. Rather, we present this summary in an effort to provide greater transparency into these important conversations.

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A Practical Approach to Managing Risks for Small to Medium Sized Organizations

Learn a practical approach to implementing enterprise risk management (ERM) in your organization to achieve strategic objectives in uncertain, unpredictable, and volatile times.

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Not-for-profit Governance: Summary Resource Guide

Download our handy guide for a summary of CPA Canada's not-for-profit governance resources for boards of directors, including 20 Questions series, director briefings, board bulletins, and webinars.

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Corporate Oversight and Governance: Summary Resource Guide

Download our handy guide for a summary of CPA Canada's corporate governance resources for boards, including: Framework series, 20 Questions series, director briefings, board bulletins, webinars, and the CFO series.

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