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Breakfast Briefing, London: Are SOX Failings Putting Your Organization at Risk?

2017-06-30 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am BST


Spreadsheets are putting you and your organisation at risk. A recent survey of 109 organizations by research house GRC 20/20 found that 78% of respondents note that external auditors are applying harder standards to ensure compliance with the much tougher Public Company Accounting Oversight Board control requirements. So, while previously, minimal, typically manual, spreadsheet controls weren’t viewed as a SOX failing, today they are.

Join your industry peers, including Heads of Internal Audit, CFO’s and CRO’s, at a networking breakfast jointly hosted by ClusterSeven and Protiviti where there will be lively discussion on this pertinent topic. You will also have the opportunity to hear from a number of speakers including Michael Rassmussen, the GRC Pundit and author of the research paper ‘Gaining control over end user computing’. The discussion will follow the Chatham House rule allowing you to draw on the experiences of the group and debate the risks and impact emanating from unmanaged spreadsheets.

This event will take place on Friday 30th June at The Botanical Room, One Lombard Street, London from 8.30am to 10.00am.

rasmussenMichael Rasmussen – The GRC Pundit @ GRC 20/20 Research, Michael Rasmussen is an internationally recognized pundit on governance, risk management, and compliance (GRC) – with specific expertise on the topics of GRC strategy, process, information, and technology architectures and solutions. With 23+ years of experience, Michael helps organizations improve GRC processes, design and implement GRC architectures, and select solutions that are effective, efficient, and agile. He is a sought-after keynote speaker, author, and advisor and is noted as the “Father of GRC” — being the first to define and model the GRC market in February 2002 while at Forrester Research, Inc.

Based in London and New York, ClusterSeven is a provider of strategic software for end user computing (EUC) management. They understand that EUCs are an essential element of business processes, and are committed to ensuring integrity in operations. Trusted by the world’s leading institutions, they have users in more than 20 countries on five continents. Since launching in 2003, their solutions have been helping firms balance their governance, risk and regulatory compliance (GRC) obligations with the need for revenue generation, staff efficiency and productivity.


8:30 am - 10:00 am BST
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The Botanical Room
One Lombard Street
London, United Kingdom
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