The Pentagon still can’t manage to produce its first audit in 20 years

After decades of failing to produce clear financial statements, the Pentagon is once again set to fail to meet its audit deadline two years from now. The Pentagon accounts for nearly half of all discretionary spending approved by Congress, has an inventory that makes up 33 percent of the federal government, a budget of over $500 billion, and owns $1.3 trillion in property. Not once has it managed to scrape together…

SureClinical Wins FDA Part 11 and EC Annex 11 Compliance Validation

SureClinical, a global provider of cloud-based content management application software and services for health sciences, announced today that it has successfully completed an independent FDA 21 CFR Part 11 and European Commission Annex 11 compliance audit of its SureClinical® eTMF Cloud eTMF clinical trials content management application. The audit opinion letter is freely available to prospective SureClinical customers at http://www.sureclinical.com/sureclinical-etmf-compliance-2014/ Conducted through a leading independent process auditing organization, SureClinical’s compliance…

e4 wins at 2014 Southern Africa Compliance Awards

Technology solutions powerhouse e4 Strategic has been identified as the “Best GRC Solution Provider” in southern Africa, having won the award at the prestigious 2014 Southern Africa Compliance Awards at a ceremony at Monte Casino on 18 November. The awards have been created to identify and reward achievement by compliance professionals within the broader business community. The Best GRC Solution provider category was for companies that have provided outstanding real-world…

SAS Supports Jordan Islamic Bank with Risk Management Solutions

SAS joins forces with Jordan Islamic Bank for Enterprise GRC, Anti-Money Laundering and FATCA services Dubai, United Arab Emirates – SAS, the leader in business analytics software and services, announced today the signing of a strategic collaboration with Jordan Islamic Bank to provide the bank Enterprise Governance, Risk and Compliance (EGRC), Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) solutions. SAS solutions enable the bank to meet the…

Petrobras agrees to appoint a “governance, risk management and compliance” director

Brazil’s oil and gas giant Petrobras (and currently immersed in a major corruption scandal) has decided the appointment of a director of governance, risk management and compliance mainly to ensure risk mitigation and ensure the repeat of situations of fraud and corruption, according to a release from the corporation. ”Petrobras’ Board of Directors approved at a meeting today (25 Nov.) the appointment of a director of Governance, Risk Management and…