How Can Internal Audit Support the Growing Responsibilities of the Audit Committee?

Recent 2015 audit surveys report some interesting findings about the current role of audit committees. They highlight not only how complex the world of risk management and oversight has become in the corporate world, but also the enormous breadth of responsibilities that the audit committee is expected to bear.

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Dave Tate, Esq. comments: although this is a very brief article, the topics and issues listed are large and complex. The article also offers no help at resolution. But, these issues are here to stay for boards and audit committees. Every internal audit function is different – some are qualified or partially qualified to help with these issues, whereas some are not. For some additional information, see Tate’s Excellent Audit Committee Guide (January 3, 2016, version, 183 pages) at


Best. Dave Tate, Esq. (San Francisco and California. See also my other blog re trust, estate, conservatorship, power of attorney and elder abuse litigation and contentious administrations at, and my website at