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Issue 6, January 2014

EY - Audit Committee Bulletin: Issue 6

This edition included the following articles:

  • Megatrends 2014: the future of business
  • The dangers of groupthink
  • A better way to deal with international tax disputes
  • Stronger fraud awareness for emerging markets
  • Boardroom recruitment: time for a change
  • Raising the standards of ethics and compliance
  • Demystifying sustainability risk
  • Eurozone Forecast December 2013

Issue 5, October 2013

EY - Audit Committee Bulletin: Issue 5

This edition included the following articles:

  • Greater business challenges call for stronger audit committees
  • Investors turn the spotlight on audit committees
  • Demand for enhanced audit committee reporting
  • Global companies struggle to combat fraud and bribery
  • Heightened reputation risk puts tax planning in the spotlight
  • Emerging markets get tougher on tax
  • Internal audit’s response to globalization and Internal audit
    must evolve to meet the organization’s needs

Issue 4, July 2013

EY - Audit Committee Bulletin: Issue 4

This edition included the following articles:

  • Increased engagement with auditors strengthens audit quality
  • Focused scrutiny improves post-acquisition reporting
  • Preparing for the new reality: top risks and opportunities
  • Companies seek rigorous approach to risk governance
  • Growing cyber threat demands board level response
  • CFOs uniquely qualified for audit committee role
  • Corporate governance reform in Europe

Issue 3, May 2012

EY - Audit Committee Bulletin: Issue 3

This edition included the following articles:

  • Planning for a Eurozone meltdown?
  • Audit committee response to the Eurozone debt crisis
  • Two-speed global markets complicate reporting
  • Investors hungry for better reporting
  • Rise of cross-border M&A increases risks
  • Managing risks in emerging markets
  • Standard setters think again on leases

Issue 2, November 2011

EY - Audit Committee Bulletin: Issue 2

This edition included the following articles:

  • Pressure to increase board diversity
  • European Commission policy paper for improving corporate governance
  • Companies must work harder to prevent fraud
  • IT risk priority shifts to damage limitation beyond prevention
  • Audit committees recognise the value of Sarbanes-Oxley
  • Remuneration risk is becoming an audit committee issue
  • Big accounting changes draw near, others delayed
  • Adapting to global change: questions for the audit committee

Issue 1, March 2011

EY - Audit Committee Bulletin: Issue 1

This edition included the following articles:

  • Increasing focus on risk
  • Potential changes to audit committees and audit reports
  • Improving audit committee effectiveness
  • Taking a broader oversight of financial communication
  • Examining the impact of the accounting standards convergence projects
  • Comparing and contrasting US and European boards
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