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    Smaller Auditors Add Market Share
    June 4, 2014

    More companies with market values of $700 million or more are turning to smaller auditors.

    Acer Appoints Nancy Hu as Chief Financial Officer
    March 13, 2014

    Scientific Games Promotes Scott Schweinfurth to EVP and CFO. Humana Appoints Brian A. Kane as CFO. SOCO Appoints CFO. Erik Knutzen Joins Neuberger Berman as Multi-Asset Class CIO. Sun Bancorp Hires Thomas M. O'Brien As President And CEO

    KPMG Appoints Veihmeyer to Global Chairman
    February 28, 2014

    As Michael Andrew steps down due to illness, John B. Veihmeyer takes on role as global chairman.

    Judge Suspends Chinese Units of Big Four Auditors
    January 24, 2014

    Ruling says Chinese units of the Big Four accounting firms should be suspended from auditing U.S.-traded companies

    Through the Audit Committee’s Lens
    January 13, 2014 by

    Priorities for 2014 sharpen focus on key governance challenges.

    Evolve Corporate Governance to Keep Pace with the Demands of Growth
    January 13, 2014 by
    In developing and maintaining an effective governance structure, private companies should bring the right people and perspectives to the table periodically to assess the governance structure, and to ensure that present and future governance structures meet the expectations of key stakeholders and serve as a foundation to achieve the company’s strategic objectives.

    A Look Ahead
    January 13, 2014 by

    The burning issues likely to light up the corporate governance firmament in 2014.

    Singapore, India See Highest Jump in Corporate Responsibility Reporting, KPMG Study Shows
    January 8, 2014

    The eighth edition of the report was based on a survey of 4,100 companies in 41 countries.

    First Conflict Minerals Audits Loom
    December 16, 2013

    The Dodd-Frank financial reforms of 2010 mandates that companies must scour their supply chains for such metals and minerals as tin, tungsten, and gold that are blamed for fueling violence in the Congo.

    How the Board Can Help Capture More Value in M&A
    November 27, 2013 by

    Fueled by higher stock prices, lower interest rates, and cash-heavy balance sheets, corporate deal making has increased from 2008 lows.

    Building the Boards of Tomorrow
    November 27, 2013 by

    Directors share insights to help map the issues for future boards.

    Regulatory Changes on Deck For Auditors, Audit Committees
    November 27, 2013

    Proposed standards would expand audit purview and the auditor’s report.

    2013 NACD Directorship 100
    November 25, 2013

    The annual lineup of the most influential people in the boardroom and corporate governance.

    Omnimedia Taps Dienst as CEO, Morningstar Appoints Biehler CFO, Amgen Names Phillips 66 CEO to Board, more
    November 1, 2013

    Hulu Adds Former Disney Exec to CFO Post. Former Surgeon General Named to Herbalife Board.

    The Double-Edged Sword of Social Media
    September 20, 2013 by

    Even to those companies not actively using them, social networks pose an inherent risk—from threats to confidential information or IP, to reputational damage and the potential for regulatory infractions.

    Need to Know
    September 20, 2013

    SEC Hiring Signals a Focus on Dodd-Frank, JOBS Act, House Shoots Down Mandatory Auditor Rotation, NAIC OKs Development of Confidential Data Law, and more

    The Future of Boardroom Processes
    September 19, 2013 by

    The NACD Directorship 2020 initiative started with three exploratory meetings in New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles, the last of which concluded last week on the West Coast. In each city, feedback has allowed NACD to continually refine the program design, as well as re-think the questions posed to attendees. Perhaps mirroring the movement of the meeting’s locations from east to west, the conversations have become more focused on the processes directors can implement to meet the coming challenges.

    U.S. Cos. Buying Up Foreign Competition
    September 17, 2013

    The report found that U.S. firms completed 116 emerging market acquisitions in the first six months of this year--an increase from 110 in the third and fourth quarters of 2012.

    Is the Audit Committee’s Workload Reaching A Tipping Point?
    July 23, 2013 by

    More than half of KPMG's Audit Committee Issues Conference attendees say it is increasingly difficult or unrealistic for the audit committee to effectively oversee the range of risks on its plate.

    Rethinking the Risk Agenda
    July 23, 2013 by

    How the enterprise risk landscape has changed in the last 10 years and what boards can do to reset their risk oversight direction.

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