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CEO compensation and sustainability reporting assurance: Evidence from the UK (2017)
Journal Article
Al-Shaer, H., & Zaman, M. (2017). CEO compensation and sustainability reporting assurance: Evidence from the UK. Journal of business ethics, 158(1), 233–252. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10551-017-3735-8

© 2017 The Author(s) Companies are expected to monitor sustainable behaviour to help improve performance, enhance reputation and increase chances of survival. This paper examines the relationship between sustainability committees and independent exte... Read More

The effect of internal audit function quality and internal audit contribution to external audit on audit fees (2015)
Journal Article
Mat Zain, M., Zaman, M., & Mohamed, Z. (2015). The effect of internal audit function quality and internal audit contribution to external audit on audit fees. International Journal of Auditing, 19(3), 134-147. https://doi.org/10.1111/ijau.12043

Corporate governance mandates and listing rules identify internal audit functions (IAF) as a central internal control mechanism. External auditors are expected to assess the quality of IAF before placing reliance on its work. We provide evidence on t... Read More