The tragedy is that compliance rules are designed to protect your assets, security, clients and reputation. When they use the threat of civil and criminal liability, it’s primarily to get you to do things you should be doing anyway. But to benefit from compliance, you need to understand how it’s structured, and how it fits into your SAP landscape and your business as a whole.
Internal control is control by or on behalf of the management to sustainably secure the control of organization processes and prevent fraud.
Business operations has many dimensions. Some of them you encounter in day to day business, for others you employ specialists that are responsible for them. Business operations also brings risks. And you want to make these risks controllable and minimize them. One of these risks is financial fraud. Also your organization can be exposed to this.
Regulations are becoming increasingly more complex. Think of the Dutch Code Tabaksblatt, Basel 3, Solvency 2 en SOX, on top of the constantly changing existing regulations. How can you comply with these regulations within your organization?