More than ever, boards and senior management want to understand overall risk exposures, and be provided with clear, consistent information in a timely manner. With corporate governance legislation increasingly stressing the importance of personal liability and accountability for executives and non-executives, companies cannot afford to be in the dark about their risk position.
The age of compliance: Preparing for a riskier and more regulated world is an Economist IntelligenceUnit brieﬁng paper sponsored by SAP. The Economist Intelligence Unit bears sole responsibility forthis research. Our ﬁndings drew on desk research and in-depth interviews with executives familiar withrisk and compliance within their organisations. The ﬁndings and views expressed in this report do not necessarily reﬂect those of the sponsor. Rob Mitchell was the author of the report and Dan Armstrong was the editor.