CEO/CFO Certifications: Is your TSX Listed Company Declaring an Expired Framework?

Cathy Connally Blog, Corporate Governance, Financial Compliance 0 Comments

To find out if your company needs to update is NI 52-109 certifications, click here for our short video which discusses all the details. Is Your TSX-Listed Company Declaring an Expired COSO Framework? Upcoming Webcast on COSO 2013 To help TSX listed entities rapidly get up-to-speed with COSO 2013, the team at Issues Central, Inc. is providing the following: Wednesday July …

TSX-Listed Companies – “Hot Topics” for Boards & Management

Charley Best Blog, Corporate Governance, Emerging Markets, Financial Compliance 0 Comments

All TSX-listed entities are being evaluated for effective corporate strategy, good governance, strong risk management and solid financial results. It is a daunting challenge to meet/exceed shareholders expectations while ensuring adequate safeguards, best business practices and regulatory compliance. Boards and Senior Officers of companies listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) are under the “market microscope”. Starting 16 June 2015 the …

If you participate in emerging markets, read this book: “ The Looting Machine: Warlords, Oligarchs, Corporations, Smugglers, and the Theft of Africa’s Wealth” March 24, 2015 by Tom Burgis

Cathy Connally Blog, Emerging Markets 0 Comments

I read this book on my Kindle. I could not put it down. Having spent time in many African countries doing business, this book really hit the mark about what really goes on in emerging markets in general. This man does not sit in an office in London drawing conclusions. He travelled to some really remote places in Africa – …

COSO 2013 brings new challenges to CEO/CFO Certifications

Cathy Connally Blog, Corporate Governance, Financial Compliance 0 Comments

Big Changes in Financial Compliance with COSO 2013: In December 2014, the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations (COSO) withdrew the aged COSO Internal Control – Integrated Framework (1992). This is the predominant Framework declared for Canadian and US public companies for CEO/CFO Certifications. This means a change in both countries. US listed companies have for the most part migrated to COSO …