Category: Compliance

The Five Pillars of Operational Resilience

By gerard joyce / May 5, 2021

The Basel Committee (on Banking supervision) defines operational resilience as “the ability […] to deliver critical operations through disruption”. This could not be more succinct. Like all abilities it takes time and effort to get good at it. Here is a brief view of the key elements that collectively deliver resilience for an organization and where attention needs to be focused to ensure the ability and capabilities are developed.

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Webinar – Fundamentals of Anti-Money Laundering for Credit Unions

By fiona kiely / April 21, 2021

Webinar – Fundamentals of Anti-Money Laundering for Credit Unions We have teamed up with ID-Pal and Corrib Point to organise a CPD approved*, one-hour webinar on the Fundamentals of AML for Credit Unions. It will take place on Thursday May 13th @ 10.30am and cover the following topics: AML Risk Assessment – who, what, when, where, and why? Controls…

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Evidencing compliance with the Charities Governance Code – Webinar

By fiona kiely / March 3, 2021

Evidencing compliance with the Charities Governance Code – Webinar Good governance involves putting in place systems and processes to ensure that your charity achieves its charitable objectives with integrity and is managed in an effective, efficient, accountable and transparent way. The Charities Regulator has set a minimum standard of governance you need to comply with,…

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Risk Appetite – what does ‘good’ look like?

By paul obrien / February 12, 2021

Risk Appetite – what does ‘good’ look like? Let’s begin with a definition of Risk Appetite. ISO 31000 (the international risk management standard) defines risk appetite as “the amount and type of risk that an organisation is prepared to pursue, retain or take”. Adding to this, we could say that risk appetite is the amount…

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Charities Governance Code – Principle 4: Exercising Control… what’s that all about?

By fiona kiely / January 13, 2021

CalQRisk Analysis – Inside the Charities Governance Code
Just like any other organisation, charities are expected to comply with all relevant legal and regulatory obligations. And while the buck ultimately stops with the trustees of the charity, like it does with the board of directors in other organisations, a charity’s staff and volunteers also have key roles to play in ensuring compliance.

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Throwback Thursday

By fiona kiely / July 9, 2020

Our latest Newsletter gives you a chance to revisit some of our most popular GRC articles…

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Doing Control Testing in your Organisation?

By paul obrien / June 22, 2020

With an increased focus on controls (and their effectiveness) from regulators, boards, auditors, and other stakeholders, can you demonstrate that your key controls are operating as intended? Many organisations are guilty of having controls on their risk register but not doing much else with them aside from waiting on the risk to crystalize or for…

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Webinar Series: Risk Management in the Public Sector

By fiona kiely / February 24, 2020

In the final installment of this four part series, CalQRisk Managing Director, Paul O’Brien will illustrate the benefits to an organisation of joined-up thinking in its Governance, Risk and Compliance activities.

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Webinar Series: Risk Management in the Public Sector

By fiona kiely / February 13, 2020

In the third of this four part series, CalQRisk Director of Risk Management, Gerard Joyce will discuss how focused audit and compliance monitoring support and complement front-line risk management while also providing evidence and assurance to key stakeholders that controls are effective and compliance is maintained…

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CalQRisk will present at ISACA Conference on October 11th

By fiona kiely / September 27, 2019

First Party Risk, OK but Third and Fourth Party Risk, who’s taking care of that?

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