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What Is Intellectual Property and What Are the Risks?

Posted by Protiviti KnowledgeLeader on Thu, Feb 21, 2019 @ 05:15 PM

Copyright pirates, brand impersonators, patent flouters and trade secret thieves are a major threat to businesses, given their increased aggressiveness towards intellectual property (IP) theft. These, and any other original creative works that have economic value and are protected by law, can be categorized as IP.

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Topics: KL Tools, enterprise risk management, risk assessment, strategic risk, intellectual property, performance management/measurement, data security,

Popular This Week:  Accounts Payable RCM and more!

Posted by Protiviti KnowledgeLeader on Tue, Feb 19, 2019 @ 07:59 PM

This week, we are highlighting the Top 5 Pages on KnowledgeLeader from February 11-15! Take a look at the "best of the best" of our tools that could help you simplify your audit projects.

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Topics: KnowledgeLeader tools, weekly top 5

Communicating With Shareholders: What You Need to Know

Posted by Protiviti KnowledgeLeader on Fri, Feb 15, 2019 @ 11:36 AM

Communicating with shareholders is about capital – the ability to access either equity or debt at the lowest possible cost. By understanding investor motivation and maintaining relationships within the investment community, companies are strategically positioned to address operational funding issues proactively and thus can exercise greater control over the capital formation process. By identifying sources of capital, world-class companies can maintain capital structures through a mix of long-term debt and equity funding options at the lowest possible cost.

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Topics: KL Tools, communication, kpis, accounting/finance, financial reporting, performance management/measurement, investments and foreign exchange, Mergers & Acquisitions, audit committee & board

Popular This Week:  Internal Audit Risk Assessment Questionnaire and more!

Posted by Protiviti KnowledgeLeader on Wed, Feb 13, 2019 @ 05:15 PM

This week, we are highlighting the Top 5 Pages on KnowledgeLeader from February 4-8! Take a look at the "best of the best" of our tools that could help you simplify your audit projects.

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Topics: KnowledgeLeader tools, weekly top 5

Popular This Week:  Internal Audit Performance Measures Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and more!

Posted by Protiviti KnowledgeLeader on Thu, Feb 07, 2019 @ 05:30 PM

This week, we are highlighting the Top 5 Pages on KnowledgeLeader from January 28-February 1! Take a look at the "best of the best" of our tools that could help you simplify your audit projects.

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Topics: KnowledgeLeader tools, weekly top 5

Audit Committee: How to Develop a Strong Self-Assessment Process

Posted by Protiviti KnowledgeLeader on Fri, Feb 01, 2019 @ 09:49 AM

The audit committee of the board of directors helps the board fulfill its responsibilities to the company and its current and potential shareholders, the investment community, and other stakeholders, with respect to its oversight of the following: 

  • The quality and integrity of the company’s accounting and reporting practices and controls.
  • The financial statements and reports of the company.
  • The company’s compliance with legal and regulatory requirements.
  • The independent auditor’s qualifications and independence.
  • The performance of the company’s internal audit function and independent auditors.
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Topics: KL Tools, performance management/measurement, accounting/finance, self assessment, audit committee

Popular This Week: Internal Audit Risk Assessment Questionnaire: Sample 2 and more!

Posted by Protiviti KnowledgeLeader on Wed, Jan 30, 2019 @ 08:43 AM

This week, we are highlighting the Top 5 Pages on KnowledgeLeader from January 21-25! Take a look at the "best of the best" of our tools that could help you simplify your audit projects.

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Topics: KnowledgeLeader tools, weekly top 5

Popular This Week: Treasury Risk Management Capability Maturity Model (CMM) and more!

Posted by Protiviti KnowledgeLeader on Wed, Jan 23, 2019 @ 06:36 PM

This week, we are highlighting the Top 5 Pages on KnowledgeLeader from January 14-18! Take a look at the "best of the best" of our tools that could help you simplify your audit projects.

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Topics: KnowledgeLeader tools, weekly top 5

Developing Budgets: What You Need to Know

Posted by Protiviti KnowledgeLeader on Fri, Jan 18, 2019 @ 08:59 AM

In a previous blog on Managing Mergers and Acquisitions KPIs we discussed what exactly Key Performance Indicators are:

“KPIs are generally defined as quantifiable measures used to evaluate the success of an organization, employee or process in meeting the objectives for performance. In other words, you can only really know if you did well if you know how success is measured.”

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Topics: KL Tools, performance management/measurement, accounting/finance, budgeting, cash and treasury

Popular This Week: Internal Audit Risk Assessment Questionnaire and more!

Posted by Protiviti KnowledgeLeader on Tue, Jan 15, 2019 @ 05:16 PM

This week, we are highlighting the Top 5 Pages on KnowledgeLeader from January 7-11! Take a look at the "best of the best" of our tools that could help you simplify your audit projects.

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Topics: KnowledgeLeader tools, weekly top 5

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