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Different times require a different response – video launch

On 3/13 I blogged calling for a different approach – right for right now. Since then we’ve launched, scaled and repurposed a number of things. The biggest one was the daily LinkedIn video series on the risk and governance implications of coronavirus/COVID 19 which went live on Monday. It’s been an extraordinary response. As I […]

Different times require a different response

Most likely you’re receiving a flood of news updates today. It’s important to put them in context. As I write today we are in an exceptional moment in history.  While the circumstances are very different, it feels very familiar on many levels to some of the big moments in history. I wanted to share a […]

From the Archive – Risk and Responsibility

In 2009 in the period immediately following the global financial crisis, University Colleges Australia (then AHAUCHI) held a breakthrough conference on the future of educational spaces and the role of colleges in Australia. It was an impressive program that brought together different voices and perspectives.  A handful of speakers were interviewed ahead of the conference […]

The Davies Report – November 2019

Insecure animals are the ones that bite you. In this edition: The regulators are revolting
Cognitive overload – time for a prune?
ASIC slams risk reporting
Is internal audit reporting also losing its way?
Are your RM, IC, and A effective and appropriate?

The Davies Report – Summer 2018

Note: This is a cut down version of our subscriber-only newsletter. The full newsletter contains exclusive content. If you’d like to receive the full edition please follow the prompts at the end of this page. What we’ve been up to lately 2018 has been a very big year for us.  It has been a year […]

The Davies Report – December 2015 Edition

Seasons greetings! Thanks for taking time out to read our end of year wrap for Audit & Risk leaders. In this edition we’ll be giving you a quick summary of what we’ve been doing over the last six months, some of our thoughts and tips for 2016. In this edition: What we’ve been up to […]

Davies Report Bumper Edition – July 2015

Thanks for taking time to open our infrequent newsletter and our apologies for the long period between editions. There are a number of issues and trends that are hot in the risk and assurance space which we wanted to make you aware of. 1. New requirements kick in for listed companies (Principle 7)2. Updated audit […]