Governance, Risk, and Compliance Handbook

By Anthony Tarantino

Book cover for Governance, Risk and Compliance Handbook
Governance, Risk, and Compliance Handbook


Providing a comprehensive framework for a sustainable governance model and exploring how to leverage it in competing global markets, "Governance, Risk, and Compliance Handbook" presents a readable overview of the political, regulatory, technical, process, and people considerations in complying with an increasingly demanding regulatory environment and achieving of good corporate governance. Offering an international perspective, this book features contributions from sixty-four industry experts from fifteen countries. 

Divided into four parts, the book thoroughly examines: 

  • The political, regulatory, technology, process and people aspects of compliance
  • Compliance challenges by industry, including technology, retail, banking, insurance, transportation/logistics, pharmaceutical, telecommunications, public sector and supply chain
  • National and regional guidelines to compliance covering Africa, Australia, Canada, China, India, Islamic Nations, Japan, Latin America, Europe, S.E. Asia and the United States
  • Compliance guidance on technology strategy and environmental issues.

"Governance, Risk, and Compliance Handbook" touches the current state, major trends, best practices, case studies and benefits of becoming compliant sooner rather than later. 

Product Details

Label Value
ISBN 978-0-470-55373-2
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
Published Copyright 2008
Pages 972
Format Hardcover

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction (By Dr. Anthony Tarantino)
Chapter 2 A Risk-Based Approach to Assess Internal Control over Financial Reporting ("ICFR") (By Tim J. Leech and Jeffrey C. Thomson)
Chapter 3 Is "It" Fit For Purpose? (By Tim J. Leech)
Chapter 4 Time to Rethink the Corporate Tax (By Ann Cullen)
Chapter 5 The Role of Internal Audit (By Frank Edelblut and Dr. Hernan Murdock)
Chapter 6 Outsourced Processes: Risk and Resolution (By Mark Stebelton)
Chapter 7 The Last Mile of Finance (By Eric Keller)
Chapter 8 US Stock Option Backdating Scandals (By Dr. Anthony Tarantino)
Chapter 9 Fraud and Corruption (By Dr. Hrishikesh Vinod)
Chapter 10 Why Fighting Corruption Remains A Loosing Battle (By Anwar Shah)
Chapter 11 IT Governance Overview (By Alan Calder)
Chapter 12 ISO 27001 and ISO 17799 (By Alan Calder)
Chapter 13 CobiT (By Richard Marti)
Chapter 14 Operational Risk Management (ORM) Best Practices (By Dr. Anthony Tarantino)
Chapter 15 The Use of Six Sigma in Operational Risk and Regulatory Compliance; Reduction in Variability (By Dr. Brett Trusko)
Chapter 16 Operational Risk Management Using Quantitative Methods (By Koti Ancha and Dr. Deborah Cernausksas)
Chapter 17 Operational Risk Management in Financial Services (By Dr. Anthony Tarantino)
Chapter 18 What to Look for in Enterprise Content Management for Compliance (By Julia Koo)
Chapter 19 Enterprise Search and Automated Testing (By Scott McElhaney and Saker Ghani)
Chapter 20 What to Look For in Audit Operations Applications (By Julia Koo)
Chapter 21 Automation of Segregation of Duties (By Lindsey Kudo)
Chapter 22 Internal Controls Best Practices (By Ian Rodgers)
Chapter 23 IT Controls Automation and Database Management: Defending Against the Insider Threat (By Harald Collet)
Chapter 24 PLM Technologies: Role and Value in Supporting Product Compliance (By Richard Kubin)
Chapter 25 How XBRL Will Dramatically Improve: Reporting and Control Processes (By Liv Watson, Robert Eccles, and Mike Willis)
Chapter 26 The Impact of Environmental Legislation on High Tech Supply Chains (By Thomas Garson and Krishna Gorrepati)
Chapter 27 Environmental Compliance and Enforcement in China (By Dr. Wanxin Li and Krzysztof Michalak)
Chapter 28 The Trajectory of Environmental Regulation: A Strategic Approach for Industry (By Michael Kirschner)
Chapter 29 Environmental Compliance in India (By Prof. Aparna Sawhney)
Chapter 30 Latin American Environmental Compliance: Environmental Biotechnology (By Oneglia Cavalcanti, Dr. Helen de Aguiar Lima, Luiz Lima, and Luiz Gluck Lima)
Chapter 31 Policy Developments in the United States Related to Chemicals and Electronic Waste (By Mike Wilson and Michael Kirschner)
Chapter 32 Global Homologation: Removing Regulatory Barriers to Trade (By Daniel P. Lawless and Shirley Cui Tarantino)
Chapter 33 Protecting the Innocent: The Information Security and Privacy Battle (By Lane Leskela)
Chapter 34 Compliance in Freight Transportation and Logistics (By David Jacoby)
Chapter 35 Pharmaceutical (By James G. Robertson)
Chapter 36 Public Sector Transparency – How is it regulated in Europe? (By Massimiliano Claps)
Chapter 37 Retail (By Ivano Ortis)
Chapter 38 Supply Chain Compliance (By Michael F. Cox)
Chapter 39 Telecommunications (By Angela Fitts)
Chapter 40 Compliance in Freight Transportation and Logistics (By David Jacoby)
Chapter 41 Financial Services Regulation and Corporate Governance (By Dennis Cox)
Chapter 42 Insurance Industry and Solvency II (By Dr. Anthony Tarantino)
Chapter 43 Islamic Finance (By Sabah Mahmoud)
Chapter 44 Corporate Governance and Risk Management in Africa (By Dr. Jackie Young)
Chapter 45 European Union – Regional Guidance (By Michael Mainelli)
Chapter 46 Corporate Governance in Major Islamic Nations (By Dr. Anthony Tarantino)
Chapter 47 Global Compliance Programs in Latin America: Major Challenges and Lessons Learned (By Pedro Fabiano)
Chapter 48 Southeast Asia Corporate Governance (By Dr. Lawrence Wasserman)
Chapter 49 Australian Corporate Governance: The ASX Principles (By Dr. Anthony Tarantino)
Chapter 50 Corporate Governance: Indonesia (By Dr. Lawrence Wasserman)
Chapter 51 Compliance: Brazil (By Prof. L. Nelson Carvalho, Prof. Elionor Weffort, and Prof. Bruno Salotti)
Chapter 52 Canadian SOX (Bill 198) (By Madeleine Ferris Shaw and Sanjay Anand)
Chapter 53 Corporate Governance: China (By Dr. Anthony Tarantino)
Chapter 54 Corporate Governance: France (By Dr. Anthony Tarantino)
Chapter 55 Global Compliance: Germany (By Georg Stadtmann and Markus F. Wissmann)
Chapter 56 The Current and Future States of Corporate Governance Culture and Regulation in India (By Sanjay Anand)
Chapter 57 Corporate Governance: Compliance versus Value Addition (By Sanjay Anand, Prof. C.V. Baxi, and Prof. C.L. Bansal)
Chapter 58 Corporate Governance: An Overview On The Italian Case (By Marco Venturini and Francesca Bevilacqua)
Chapter 59 The Guide to Global Compliance: The national chapter - Japan (By Yamamoto Kouji)
Chapter 60 Compliance in Mexico: Trends, Best Practices and Challenges (By Pedro Fabiano)
Chapter 61 Corporate Governance in Russia (By Dr. Anthony Tarantino)
Chapter 62 Corporate Governance: South Korea (By Dr. Jill Solomon)
Chapter 63 Corporate Governance: Spain (By Dr. Anthony Tarantino)
Chapter 64 Corporate Governance: UK (By Dennis Cox)
Chapter 65 United Kingdom's Combined Code (By Dr. Anthony Tarantino)
Chapter 66 Corporate Governance: United States (By Dr. Anthony Tarantino)
Chapter 67 Sarbanes-Oxley Act (By Sanjay Anand)

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