October 2021

Read the October 2021 issue of INTHEBLACK magazine.

Len Jui FCPA, deputy chair of the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB). Photo: Stefen Chow.

How Len Jui FCPA is shaping the future of audit


Inadequate systems and controls can expose entities to data manipulation, misappropriation of funds or assets, which in turn may lead to fines, litigation and reputational damage.

How auditors can assess cyber security risks


With a stockpile of cash raised from investors, the sole objective of the venture capitalists behind each SPAC is to seek out a privately held company that can be acquired and then taken public.

Why the ASX is watching SPACs closely


The C-suite roles of the future will be those that cut across traditional silos and enable the company to look beyond the current strategic environment to envision a dynamic picture of what a less obvious future might hold.

Do we need more C-suite roles?


Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic many public practitioners have witnessed a significant rise in both their small and medium-sized enterprise clients and their own employees struggling with their mental health.

Mental health first aid training essential for accountants


Andrew Raworth CPA, consulting manager hospital and healthcare at information technology and services company Rohling International. Photo: Luke Marsden.

Andrew Raworth CPA on transformation in aged care


Taking advantage of record low interest rates, companies around the world have been going to banks to borrow additional capital.

How will debt affect our economic future?


Conversations about the ageing workforce have tended to overlook how ageing is experienced differently across genders, but that labour market dynamics will force a change.

Why it's time to talk about menopause at work


Melanie Gettins ASA was drawn to the problem-solving elements of accounting, and liked that it offered transferable skills and core principles that would give her a solid foundation in whatever direction she took her career. Photo: Aroha Metcalf.

How Melanie Gettins ASA thrives under pressure


The dark web is the online equivalent of the black market.

Dark web boom: How to safeguard your corporate data


Read the October 2021 issue of INTHEBLACK magazine.