May 15, 2013 by Jack Zwingli
The number of alternative compensation definitions is growing as investors scrutinize pay and performance.
May 15, 2013
A slew of new books offer valuable looks at issues as diverse as what makes Mayo Clinic great to how the social technology revolution should be embraced.
April 2, 2013
One well-known fact about the Affordable Care Act is the law is a complicated piece of legislation. Within the 2,400+ pages are hundreds of moving parts. When the law was passed three years ago, it was acknowledged that implementing the law efficiently...
March 14, 2013 by Nels Olson
The value a new director brings to the role is a fresh perspective on key issues as well as real-world experience in an area deemed important to the board.
March 14, 2013 by Cynthia M. Fornelli and Jane Cobb
NACD teamed up with the Center for Audit Quality and several other governance organizations to develop a resource to help audit committees evaluate auditors' performance objectively.
March 14, 2013 by Cheryl Soltis Martel
When former Olympus President Michael Woodford blew the whistle, also exposed were deep differences in corporate governance between East and West.
January 25, 2013
The Anti-Fraud Collaboration, a partnership between NACD, the Center for Audit Quality, Financial Executives International, and the Institute of Internal Auditors, launched AntiFraudCollaboration.org.
January 24, 2013 by Jeff Cunningham
New York Times FiveThirtyEight Blogger Nate Silver provides a thoughtful analysis of why our predictions about the future are often wrong, and what we can do to improve.
January 24, 2013 by Judy Warner
A skeptical mindset can be a great starting point for the new year.
January 23, 2013 by Barry Sullivan
How should boards handle situations where the incentive formulas indicate one payout, but directors believe another is more appropriate?
January 17, 2013
Prevent fraud by honing the skill of skepticism in the financial reporting chain, which leads right through the boardroom.
January 9, 2013
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Washington, D.C., Jan. 9, 2013 — The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged two auditors at KPMG for their roles in a failed audit of a Nebraska-based bank that hid millions of dollars in loan losses from i...
December 10, 2012 by Sandy Pundmann and Maureen Errity
The Deloitte LLP Governance Framework outlines five elements the board must actively oversee.
December 4, 2012
The Ontario Securities Commission is charging Ernst & Young with failure to perform audit work at Sin0-Forest that met industry standards.
November 14, 2012
NACD's final installment in a series of free "Skepticism and the Internal Auditor" webinars, moderated by NACD Board Member Michele Hooper, is now available.
October 31, 2012 by Kate Iannelli
NACD introduced a number of measures to enhance directors' independence, objectivity and skepticism in their oversight roles.
October 26, 2012
NACD has established several resources to help directors enhance their independence, objectivity and skepticism when overseeing an external auditor.
October 25, 2012
The CAQ, NACD, FEI and IIA released "Skepticism and the External Auditor," a webinar moderated by NACD board member Michele Hooper.
October 18, 2012 by Kenneth Daly
Mandatory audit firm rotation regulations are not an effective tool in achieving auditor independence, objectivity and skepticsm, NACD CEO Kenneth Daly testified to the PCAOB.
October 3, 2012
"Skepticism does not mean a lack of trust. Rather it means, 'I trust you, but my responsibilities require me to confirm what you and others tell me." -- PPG Industries Audit Committee Chair and NACD Board Member Michele Hooper, on the need for skepticism in the boardroom