Anti-Fraud Collaboration Releases Free Webinar on Skepticism
The second in a series of five webinars regarding professional skepticism being released throughout October and November is now available. The webinar series highlights the importance of skepticism — as applied by external auditors, audit committee members and other directors, financial executives, and internal auditors — in the overall effort to combat financial statement fraud.
External auditors are required to exercise “professional skepticism” In the discharge of their duties with regard to evaluating the integrity of financial reporting. In this second webinar, learn what this really means from veteran auditor Greg Weaver, chairman and CEO, Deloitte & Touche, and Cindy Fornelli, executive director of the Center for Audit Quality (CAQ). View Skepticism and the External Auditor. Although there is no charge to view the webinars, you must create a no obligation short profile and log into an account on NACD’s website.
The webinars are part of a line of projects aimed at educating professionals on deterring and detecting financial reporting fraud, and is championed by the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), Financial Executives International (FEI), the CAQ, and The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA).