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Getting There Eventually: Finding Equilibrium in Uncertain Times Part 2 — Resilience is the North Star

This issue of The Bulletin is the second of a two-part discussion on the challenge of finding equilibrium amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) lockdown.

Audit Reports

Corporate Treasury Review Audit Report

This document contains three sample audit reports that can be used by auditors to learn how other organizations conducted a corporate treasury review audit.

Equity Compensation Review Audit Report

This document contains two sample audit reports that can be used by auditors for assessing and reviewing an organization’s equity compensation process.

Job Description

Internal Audit Manager Job Description

This tool contains two sample job descriptions that outline the responsibilities, key selection criteria and general information for the role of the internal audit manager.


Audit Planning Memo

This tool provides three sample planning memos, which serve as a report of an internal audit function’s high-level assessment of the company’s audit planning process.


Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

This tool contains two policies that establish guidelines and procedures an organization can follow for understanding and identifying its equal opportunity process.

Travel and Entertainment Policy

This tool contains two policies that establish guidelines and standards an organization can use for understanding and conducting business travel and entertainment expenses.

Work Program

IT Continuity Review Audit Work Program

This sample audit program includes steps that can be used to audit an organization’s IT continuity process.

August 3, 2020

Regulatory Update

European Court of Justice Invalidates the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework

This Flash Report explains what the Court of Justice of the European Union’s recent landmark ruling means for U.S. businesses and clarifies how organizations can prepare for its effects.


What Directors Should Be Asking Right Now

This issue of Board Perspectives: Risk Oversight poses 10 questions meriting consideration for most industries during the COVID-19 recovery.

Hot Issue Articles

Your Healthcare Organization’s Lifeline — A Business Continuity Plan

This article describes how healthcare organizations can be fully prepared to weather the current COVID-19 pandemic, as well as any future interruptions that may arise.

Telehealth — The Game Has Changed

This article outlines why healthcare services professionals will continue to see telehealth as a viable option for providing care during the COVID-19 crisis.

Featured Links

Disruptive Technology and the Role of the Auditor

This article reflects on today’s ever-changing world with disruptive technologies overturning the way organizations were traditionally run. Source:

ESG’s Role in Managing COVID-19 Impacts and Risks

This article discusses key questions that should be considered in the environmental, social and governance (ESG) and risk management examination. Source:

How COVID-19 Taught New Ways to Work

Changes once considered radical have become the norm in the accounting profession. Firm leaders share their lessons learned. Source:

CCH Tax and Accounting - Accounting Research Manager Updates

Weekly Summary of Accounting, SEC, and Auditing Developments

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