RSM Australia

Assurance updates

How damaging is the KRACK Wi-Fi attack?

24 October 2017
Mind the KRACK – How damaging is the KRACK Wi-Fi attack?

KRACK Wi-Fi exploit highlights core vulnerabilities of the internet

24 October 2017
Mind the KRACK - How the KRACK Wi-Fi exploit highlights the core vulnerabilities of the internet.

Why the ‘Cyber-drill’ is now the new ‘fire drill’

21 July 2017
RSM Australia was proud to recently sponsor a Boardroom Hypothetical presented by the theresolution.com.au around a major cyber incident.

The Chairperson has a critical role

14 June 2017
RSM Australia was proud to recently sponsor a Boardroom Hypothetical around a major cyber incident.

Unleash the power of whistleblowers in war on fraud

8 May 2017
Rather than putting a black mark against them, Australian firms should recognise the power of whistleblowers as an early warning system in the fight against fraud and corruption.

4 steps banks should take to strengthen compliance management systems

13 January 2017
Focus on compliance culture and approach, not just transactions Regulators are taking a different approach to examinations at banks and credit unions. Where, until recently, they focused almost exclusively on files and transaction testing, they are now also taking a harder look at each institution’s overall compliance approach.

Responding to risk: Strategies to manage threats and opportunities

10 January 2017
In a competitive business environment, all organisations must implement Enterprise risk management processes to manage risk effectively in order to achieve business and strategic objectives. Your organisation encounters business risks on a daily basis; assuming risk in the pursuit of profit is the essence of a business.

ASIC media release on new accounting standards

20 December 2016
ASIC published a media release on 16 December 2016 highlighting the need for action on three major new accounting standards.  The three standards are: AASB 9 Financial Instruments (applies from years commencing 1 January 2018)

AGM wash-up: A perfect time to review shareholder unrest

22 November 2016
A spike in first strikes experienced by a handful of high profile listed companies this AGM season should remind directors that poor management of stakeholder’s expectations in the lead-up to the annual general meeting can seriously backfire, cautions Ralph Martin, National Technical Director at RSM Australia.

Expertise in climate change, sustainability and environmental risk management

10 November 2016
Climate change and the environment are topics continually making headlines on a regular basis. The headlines often highlight risks faced by organisations and Directors around tighter carbon regulations or heightened reporting of climate change, and opportunities, and developments in sustainability reporting or workplace health and safety regulations.

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