CAE Agenda: Your Monthly Audit News Roundup

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CAE Agenda: Your Monthly Audit News Roundup



Illuminating the Top Global Risks in 2020

Innovation, Talent, Culture, Security, Regulations and the Economy Are Major Concerns for Boards and Executives

Protiviti and North Carolina State University’s ERM Initiative are pleased to provide this report focusing on the top risks currently on the minds of global boards of directors and executives. This interactive digital report contains results from our eighth annual risk survey of directors and executives to obtain their views on the extent to which a broad collection of risks is likely to affect their organizations over the next year.



  1. FHFA’s Focus in Reforming GSEs: Capital, Capital, Capital

    While it remains to be seen what exact details of the capital rule the newly appointed director Mark Calabria might change or keep intact, he said on December 10 that his goal is to be able to issue his own iteration of the capital framework “sometime early in the first quarter.”

    [Source: American Banker]

  2. Launch of the Consolidated Basel Framework

    On December 16, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision launched its consolidated Basel Framework. The framework brings together all of the Basel Committee's global standards for the regulation and supervision of banks and presents them on a new section of its website.

  3. Big Tech Is Coming for Banking: Experts Predict Fintech’s 2020

    Bloomberg’s annual list of the most important trends, challenges and companies to watch in the New Year.

    [Source: Bloomberg]



Setting the 2020 Audit Committee Agenda

As in prior years, Protiviti has identified several agenda items for audit committees to consider in the upcoming year. In formulating these agenda items, we considered input from our interactions with client audit committees as well as insights from roundtables and surveys we conducted during 2019 and discussions with directors in numerous forums.

Dynamic Markets, Changing Regulations: Is Your Loan Portfolio Management Practice Moving in Step?

At Protiviti, we have identified four key areas where LPM can play a greater role than traditionally considered in enhancing an institution’s bottom line and stability.

Looking for Innovation? Ten Ideas to Help Companies Break the Mold

As part of Protiviti’s mission of helping institutions navigate today’s challenging economic and regulatory environment, several of the firm’s advisors recently shared their wide-ranging views on how boards of directors can help companies break the mold to unlock their creativity and address the effects of digital disruption. This blog covers ten ideas that can help to stimulate innovation.



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