May 15, 2013 by Dennis T. Whalen and Eric Holt
How can audit committees help ensure that internal audit is properly focused and fully utilized—and delivers the value it should?
May 15, 2013 by Elizabeth Mullen
Lessons from the ‘London whale,’ how not to fall in love with a deal, and knowing when to exit among advice shared.
March 14, 2013 by Dennis T. Whalen
Focused yet flexible agendas will be critical in 2013.
January 24, 2013 by Dennis T. Whalen
Oversight of financial reporting, audit quality, risk management, globalization, government regulation and enforcement top audit committee's concerns.
December 10, 2012 by Dennis T. Whalen
It’s critical that the audit committee and auditor have an open line of communication—particularly in today’s business and regulatory environment.
November 28, 2012 by NACD Editors
The annual lineup of the most influential people in corporate governance is diverse, comprehensive and, in some cases, even controversial.
October 23, 2012 by Cheryl Soltis Martel
Board oversight in a tightly connected global marketplace.
September 26, 2012 by Elizabeth Mullen and Cheryl L. Soltis Martel
Highlights from the 2012 NACD Spring Forum.
September 26, 2012 by Dennis T. Whalen
Methods boards can use to assess whether a company's governance activities are keeping pace in today's fast-changing environment.
September 11, 2012 by Dennis T. Whalen
New PCAOB Standard on Auditor Communications with Audit Committees reinforces importance of best practice today: robust, two-way dialogue.
July 20, 2012 by Dennis T. Whalen
Audit committees and boards increasingly are looking to the GC not only as a technical legal adviser, but also as a business adviser.
June 13, 2012
The number of social media campaigns and lawsuits over executive pay is multiplying, board directors and advisors said at the NACD Spring Forum Tuesday.
June 1, 2012 by Elizabeth Mullen and Cheryl L. Soltis Martel
Learning how to utilize leadership and strategy skills within the boardroom.
May 24, 2012
The eighth annual conference addressed the most pressing topics affecting audit committees.
May 21, 2012 by Dennis T. Whalen and George Herrmann
Consistent exercise of good business judgment under high pressure requires a disciplined process.
March 22, 2012 by Dennis T. Whalen
Audit committee members' top concerns for 2012 are governance processes, controls and risk management.
March 22, 2012 by Elizabeth Mullen
Good relationships—both online and in person—can make a difference when a crisis looms.
January 26, 2012 by Dennis T. Whalen
KPMG's Audit Committee Institute highlights the key issues directors should be focusing on in the year ahead.
December 16, 2011 by Dennis T. Whalen and Harry L. "Hank" Gutman
Audit committees are increasingly charged with more in-depth oversight of tax risk.