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#2121186 - 03/08/17 11:17 PM External Audit - timing
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We are a national bank with assets under 500M - we have an internal audit department that performs safety and soundness as well as compliance audits. Does anyone know if we are required to periodically have an external audit - I believe they used to be called directors audits.

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#2121198 - 03/09/17 12:10 PM Re: External Audit - timing compliance audit
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The need for a "directors audit" is usually a State requirement.
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#2121205 - 03/09/17 01:19 PM Re: External Audit - timing compliance audit
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A directors exam would be governed by your regulator. Since you are a national bank talk with your EIC from the OCC.

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#2121206 - 03/09/17 01:23 PM Re: External Audit - timing compliance audit
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While a directors audit may be required

IIA standard 1312 has the requirement for periodic external audit. It is not limited to banking. I am not sure where you are but conformance with IIA standards is a big NY thing with examiners.
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