Audit Committee Institute
ACI's Global Boardroom Insights: Audit Quality and Communications with Shareholders and Others Audit Committee Institute | Oct. 29, 2013 | Seasoned directors from the United Kingdom, Canada, Hong Kong and the United States speak to a range of issues concerning audit quality and communications.
How the Board Can Help Capture More Value in M&A Audit Committee Institute | Oct. 22, 2013 | Audit Committee & Board Governance For many audit committees and boards, evaluating an acquisition and helping to ensure the deal delivers on its expected value can be a formidable change.
Deadline Looms for Conflict Minerals Disclosure Audit Committee Institute | Oct. 17, 2013 | Audit Committee & Board Governance More than three-quarters of the way through the SEC's first "conflict minerals" reporting period -- and just less than six months away from its May 2014 deadline for disclosures -- many companies have been slow in implementing compliance processes and procedures.
Q3 Focus: Reporting, Accounting and Regulatory Developments Audit Committee Institute | Oct. 16, 2013 | Q3 2013 Focus features updates and reminders intended to help audit committees stay apprised of current financial reporting issues and changes on the horizon.
Directors Quarterly: October 2013 Audit Committee Institute | Sept. 27, 2013 | Audit Committee & Board Governance A look at how the board can add value to the M&A process, a financial reporting and regulatory update specifically for directors, and insights from a seasoned director and audit committee chair on what effective auditor/audit committee communication looks like.
KPMG's Fall 2013 Audit Committee Roundtable Series Audit Committee Institute | Sept. 20, 2013 | Audit Committee & Board Governance KPMG's Fall 2013 Audit Committee Roundtable Series -- Striking the Right Deal: Oversight of M&A and International Ventures -- will explore the critical role of the audit committee and the board in helping the company assess the opportunities and risks posed by M&A and other transactions in a global environment. From testing the alignment of the deal with the company's strategy and the key financial assumptions underlying the transactions, to assessing the due diligence process and tracking post-integration progress, we'll consider critical areas where the audit committee and board can add the greatest value. This program will also cover a number of current developments and hot topics impacting audit committee and board oversight.
The Evolving Higher Education Audit Committee Agenda Audit Committee Institute | Aug. 23, 2013 | Audit Committee & Board Governance This publication discusses the issues and practices that drive audit committee and board agendas in higher education.
Social Media: A Double-Edged Sword, to Be Handled With Care Audit Committee Institute | Aug. 15, 2013 | Audit Committee & Board Governance As many companies and their boards are learning firsthand, the company no longer controls its own brand on social media sites. A key challenge for audit committees, then, is to help ensure that management has in place a framework that effectively addresses the range of internal and external risks.
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