Alyned Thinking

Why new thinking is needed and how we are putting our expertise to work.
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    Real-Time Operational Risk Management in Financial Institutions (Part 1)

    With this new article series, we explore and provide insights into Real-Time Operational Risk Management. In this first article, we deep dive into the many challenges of Operational Risk Management in many financial institutions and the goal of achieving an Integrated Risk Management approach that enables the organisation to make risk aware decisions that efficiently focus its resources and increase efficiency.
    Bayley Benton
    Bayley Benton
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    Internal Controls and the Shifting Wave of Focus

    Looking at the focus areas of internal controls since 2000, it is clear to see how the tide has shifted back and forth in the priorities of corporations. In this article, Alyne's Regional Head of Sales, Claudia Howe discusses the impact of poor internal controls systems and events that have shifted the attention between operational internal control systems and Internal Control over Financial Reporting (ICFR). How do organisations maintain the balance of well performing ICS throughout all business practices? Additionally, the article looks at the new financial reporting law in Germany: Finanzmarktintegritätsstärkungsgesetz (FISG).
    Claudia Howe
    Claudia Howe
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    Benefits of an Internal Control System Aligned to SOX

    While Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) is a familiar topic, organisations still struggle to find the best approach for SOX attestation. At Alyne, we aim to provide some clarity to the often ambiguous SOX and Internal Controls over Financial Reporting requirements. Learn about some of the benefits that a well-performing Internal Control System (ICS) aligned to SOX can provide your organisation. Register for our upcoming webinar where our experienced speakers will be sharing success factors and risks to consider along your SOX compliance journey.
    Eunice Cheah
    Eunice Cheah
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    Library Updates

    Introducing SOX-in-a-Box: Alyne's Internal Control over Financial Reporting (ICFR)

    We are very excited to introduce Alyne's new Internal Control over Financial Reporting (ICFR) Control Set, which further expands on Alyne's extensive Library of Financial Controls. In this article, you will gain insight into how Alyne's out-of-the-box ICFR Capabilities can provide your organisation with an extensive health check for SOX and SOC 1 compliance.
    Frederick Geyer
    Frederick Geyer
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    Avoid Capital One’s $80 Million Dollar Mistake

    Read about the OCC’s recent actions taken against Capital One and learn how to avoid a mistake like this. A combination of technical, operational and personnel weaknesses enabled a data breach in July 2019 allowing a hacker to access the private information of more than 100 million customers.
    Tyler Gowen
    Tyler Gowen
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