CAE Agenda: Your Monthly Audit News Roundup

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CAE Agenda: Your Monthly Audit News Roundup


Welcome to the March edition of the CAE Agenda, Protiviti's monthly roundup of internal audit news and developments for financial services organizations.

How companies will transform their business and drive value through advance AI

Companies that are leading the charge with advanced AI are finding that it is a real game changer, while companies that are still lagging behind will soon experience a competitive disadvantage.

Learn more about how businesses are investing in AI, where the benefits of AI/ML are being seen now and will be seen in the immediate future, challenges and perceptions regarding AI talent, and obstacles that executive leadership will face.

Download the executive summary and full report here.
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News and Trends

  1. State Financial Regulators Embrace Recommendations from Fintech Advisory Panel

    On February 14, the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) released a series of action items to implement feedback received from the 33 companies on the CSBS Fintech Industry Advisory Panel.

  2. Federal Reserve Board Releases Scenarios for 2019 Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (CCAR) and Dodd-Frank Act Stress Test Exercises

    On February 5, the Federal Reserve Board released the scenarios banks and supervisors will use for the 2019 Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (CCAR) and Dodd-Frank Act stress test exercises.

  3. The Challenges to Internal Audit in a Zettabyte World

    Richard Chambers, President and CEO of The IIA, explains why 5G will be “a massive technological disruptor and require organizations to rethink how they gather, use and protect data” – and how internal audit can cope.

  4. Bank Regulators Are Getting Serious About Innovation

    In this BankThink article, JoAnn Barefoot, co-founder of Hummingbird Regtech and a former U.S. deputy comptroller of the currency, explains why she sees 2019 as “the breakthrough year when the U.S. financial agencies moved, each and all, to begin the digital modernization of regulation and compliance."




Protiviti Insights

Getting Operational Resilience Right – Six Key Action Points

Protiviti Managing Directors Bernadine Reese and Tom Lemon summarize six key actions firms should be taking to support and evolve their approach to operational resilience.

Disrupting Wall Street: The Power of Fintech

Watch Protiviti's Ron Lefferts, global head of technology consulting, and Tyrone Canaday, global head of innovation, talk about how fintech is disrupting Wall Street.

Join Us in Dallas at IIA GAM

Protiviti is proud to again be a speaker and sponsor at the IIA General Management Conference on March 11-13 in Dallas.

Visit us at booth #113 to pick up your copy of the Protiviti 2019 Internal Audit Capabilities and Needs Survey, and join Protiviti Managing Directors Andrew Struthers-Kennedy and Michael Thor on Tuesday, March 12 at 12:15 p.m. for an interactive discussion, “Innovation in Audit: Future-Focused Auditors Discuss What Is Next."

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