IIA

Maine’s ‘Utterly Unqualified’ State Auditor Just Stepped Down Because He Couldn’t Pass the Certified Internal Auditor Exam

In January of this year, seasoned bureaucrat Matthew Dunlap took the helm as state auditor in Maine despite having no background in accounting, much less auditing. Rather, he has a bachelor’s degree in Roman history and a master’s in English literature, the former of which would come in handy should Maine have a vacant State […]

They’re Making it Rain Pens at the IIA Conference in Philly

BREAKING from a tipster apparently attending the fall conference of the Institute of Internal Auditors: 2 hours into the IIA Philly conference and I already have 5 free pens. Score! If you'd said two pens, I'd say the claim is immaterial but when you get into five… sorry, bro, but I'm going to need photographic […]

IIA Chief: Resist Temptation, Would-be SEC Whistleblowers

Last week, the SEC announced that it had paid out its first whistleblower award and that the program was coming along just grand as the Whistleblower Office said that the Commission receives "about eight tips a day" since the it started last August. That's great and all, but the internal auditors might be feeling slighted […]