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Asset Management - 2019 internal audit priorities

Stephen Tennant Stephen Tennant

With increased scrutiny on the asset management sector from regulators, the attention on internal audit teams within these organisations is very real. They are often complex, multi-layered businesses, usually geographically dispersed, with multiple third party, regulatory and stakeholder relationships to manage.

As consequence the role and expectations of asset management internal audit functions is one that is both onerous and wide reaching. Operating as both business advisor and independent assurer, whilst also having to produce value add deliverables in what is a tightly managed margin business model, is not for the faint hearted.