risques asset management

FINMA Risk Monitor 2022 – Top 4 Cyber Risks controls

On 10.11.2022, FINMA published its 2022 Risk Monitor. It provides an overview of what FINMA believes are the most important risks that supervised institutions are facing today. One of the key risks, amongst interest rate risk, credit risk, market risk, AML, and market access to Europe, are Cyber Risks. We would like to share with […]

Publié le 19 Dec 2022
Système de Contrôle Interne : 5 clés principes clés à retenir

Internal Control: 5 lessons learned from practical cases

A legal obligation for most public institutions, internal control can be transformed into real added value if it is well executed. With more than 20 years of customer experience, Optimiso Group reveals 5 key benefits of internal control based on practical cases.     1 – Internal control is a unifying and motivating project Internal […]

Publié le 29 Nov 2022
internal control

Internal control, 7 controls done without knowing it

Imagine a company in which there are no controls at all. It’s hard to believe… Nevertheless, employees who have to set up an internal control system often have the feeling that they are starting from a blank page. And yet, as a general rule, almost 90% of the controls already exist. The implementation of internal […]

Publié le 29 Nov 2022
ISAE 3402, l’assurance d’un reporting financier fiable à l’égard des services offerts

ISAE 3402, a recognition that gives assurance

Do you know what Microsoft, Google, Swisscom or BNP Paribas have in common ? They have all obtained ISAE 3402 recognition. This recognition is far from being reserved for large companies. Indeed, it is aimed at all service providers – insurance, provident society, real estate investment, fiduciary, IT services, etc. – who must provide their […]

Publié le 05 Mar 2020
Différence contrôle interne et contrôle de gestion

What is the difference between internal control and management control ?

It is not always easy to understand the difference between internal control and management control. However, they are two complementary functions for the good management of companies. Beyond a simple reminder of the definitions, it is important to make a concrete distinction between their respective activities within the company. For example, internal control makes little […]

Publié le 05 Mar 2020

10 steps to effective internal control

Is your business well protected against errors and fraud? Check it out using the 10 essential steps of internal control. The internal control system is a central element in reducing the risk of error or fraud. However, it is not always easy for a company to find its way around recommendations such as those of […]

Publié le 05 Mar 2020
Difference entre processus et procedure

Understand (finally) the difference between process and procedure

Process or procedure ? Intimately linked, we often struggle to grasp their difference. However it is difficult to escape them, they are everywhere: in ISO certifications, internal control, optimization or automation of activities, clarification of responsibilities, transfer of know-how, etc. They need to be identified, sometimes optimized or harmonized, and above all described! Are you […]

Publié le 04 Mar 2020