Alyned Thinking

Why new thinking is needed and how we are putting our expertise to work.
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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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    The Path to Building Better Business Practice in Compliance with UK SOX

    Press archives over the past decade have demonstrated that many Public Limited Companies in the United Kingdom have either collapsed or made the headlines due to accounting irregularities or some other form of lack of internal control to ensure financial statements are reliable. This article explores the need for UK businesses to anticipate wide-scale adoption of SOX, as they progress down the path to building better businesses.
    Pendle Jackson
    Pendle Jackson
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