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Guidance Webinar: What You Need to Know Now About the Revised Standards

October 12, 2016
10:00–11:00 a.m. ET

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In The IIA’s continued effort to meet the demands of today’s business environment, the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing (Standards) continue to evolve. Revised standards announced on Oct. 1 and become effective Jan. 1, 2017. Revisions include:

  • Addition of two new standards
  • Alignment of the standards to the Core Principles
  • Updates to Existing standards

Learning Objectives

In this session, participants will:

  • Find out the details of the revised standards.
  • Understand how the revised standards will impact your internal audit activity.
  • Discover next steps as the IPPF continues to evolve to meet current demands on internal audit.

Course Duration: 1 hour
CPE Hours Available: 1
Knowledge Level: Basic
Field of Study: Auditing
Prerequisites: None
Advance Preparation: None
Delivery Format: Internet Group Live 


Paul J. SobelPaul J. Sobel, CIA, QIAL, CRMA
Vice President/Chief Audit Executive, Georgia-Pacific LLC
Paul Sobel is vice president/chief audit executive for Georgia-Pacific, LLC, a privately owned forest and consumer products company based in Atlanta, GA. He was previously employed as the CAE for three public companies: Mirant Corporation, an energy company based in Atlanta, GA.; Aquila, Inc., an energy company based in Kansas City, MO.; and Harcourt General’s publishing operations based in Orlando, FL.

Paul has published three books, the first of which is titled Auditor’s Risk Management Guide: Integrating Auditing and ERM, currently in its seventh edition. He co-authored the textbook sponsored by the IIA’s Research Foundation titled Internal Auditing: Assurance and Consulting Services, which is currently in its third edition. His most recent book, titled Enterprise Risk Management: Achieving and Sustaining Success, was published in August 2012.

In service roles, Paul is the current chair of The IIA’s International Internal Audit Standards Board and a member of the COSO ERM Advisory Council for the update to the COSO ERM framework. Paul served as The IIA’s Chairman of the Board in 2013–2014 and has held other IIA leadership roles. He was also a member of the Standing Advisory Group of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board. In 2012 Paul was recognized in Treasury & Risk magazine’s list of 100 Most Influential People in Finance.