NEW YORK, April 30, 2004—Scott Green, director of audit and complia…

NEW YORK, April 30, 2004—Scott Green, director of audit and compliance for the international law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP and author of the recent book Manager’s Guide to The Sarbanes-Oxley Act: Improving Internal Controls To Prevent Fraud, has been named by the Institute of Internal Auditors as the recipient of its 2004 “Outstanding Contributor Award.” Green was selected for his article “Fighting Financial Reporting Fraud,” published in the December 2003 issue of Internal Auditor.

Green is one of only five authors chosen to receive the award this year. His article was cited for its “outstanding quality, clear presentation of ideas, practicality, and its relevance to the continuing practice of internal auditing.”

The award will be presented on June 21 at the Institute of Internal Auditors’ international conference in Sydney, Australia.

Green, a certified public accountant, is responsible for internal auditing and compliance at Weil Gotshal, one of the world’s leading law firms. A graduate of the University of Idaho and the Harvard Business School, Green is a recognized authority on management controls, with more than 15 years’ experience in the field. He has taught finance and banking at Hofstra University.

Earlier this year, Green authored a book for managers of small and mid-sized public companies to help them comply with internal-control regulations mandated by the Securities and Exchange Commission. Manager’s Guide To The Sarbanes-Oxley Act: Improving Internal Controls To Prevent Fraud, published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc (Hardcover, 256 pages, $49.95), is available for purchase online at www.wiley.com or Amazon.com.

The Institute of Internal Auditors, founded in 1941, serves approximately 90,000 members in internal auditing, governance and internal control, and information technology audit, education and security worldwide. The world’s leader in certification, education, research and technological guidance for the profession, the organization serves as the profession’s watchdog and resource on significant auditing issues around the globe.