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​​​Five Headlines From 2016 With Implications for Internal Audit

In his blog, IIA President and CEO Richard Chambers, CIA, QIAL, CGAP, CCSA, CRMA, shares his personal reflections and insights on the internal audit profession. Here's an excerpt from his latest post:

As has become my custom as the year comes to a close, I reflect on the top five headlines or developments that I believe will continue to impact the profession long after we've rung in the New Year. For internal auditors around the world, 2016 should be remembered for dramatic changes to the risk landscape brought about by seismic and unanticipated events in politics and leaks of private data. It also should be remembered for changes that helped elevate the internal audit profession.

1. Brexit, Trump Victories Signal Changing Risk Landscape

The outcomes of the Brexit and U.S. presidential elections reflected deep dissatisfaction with government and a profound desire for change by a significant part of the voting public. Simply put, change affects risk.

Read the full blog post from IIA President and CEO Richard Chambers.