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Sep 12, 2023
Why newly proposed PCAOB standards could impact ESG
The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) on June 6 proposed new auditing standards designed to further its ‘investor-protection mandate’. These standards, if adopted, would heighten requirements for auditors to identify, evaluate and communicate regarding a company’s possible or actual non-compliance with laws and regulations. In proposing the standards, PCAOB chair Erica Williams cited a recent $1 bn class-action settlement regarding alleged misl...
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Sep 05, 2023
AI-powered diagnostic firm Ceribell hires general counsel
Ceribell, the developer of a diagnostic system  powered by artificial intelligence (AI), has hired Louisa Daniels as its general counsel. In her new role, she leads the company’s legal, governance, compliance and ethics functions. Daniels was previously chief legal officer, general counsel and chief compliance officer for Recursion Pharmaceuticals, which she helped take public in April 2021. Before her tenure at Recursion, she was a vice president and assistant g...
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Sep 01, 2023
Northfield Bank picks risk chief
Northfield Bank, a wholly owned subsidiary of Northfield Bancorp, has recruited Vickie Tomasello as executive vice president and chief risk officer. In her new role, Tomasello manages the governance of risk programs and oversees the bank’s compliance, information security, bank secrecy, security, credit administration and risk-management work. She was most recently chief audit officer for Lakeland Bancorp. According to her LinkedIn profile, she was previous...
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