Audit committee overview

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Today’s audit committees play a significant role in corporate governance to maintain stakeholder confidence. Audit committee members face a range of new challenges as they are tasked with critical oversight on the complexities of financial reporting, regulatory compliance and risk management.

EY’s audit committee program provides resources and practical tools to keep audit committee members informed on key issues. These include briefings on recent technical and regulatory developments, insight into current and emerging topics of interest, forums to network with peers and keep up to date on best practices. Listed below is our recent audit committee material.


Promote board diversity to accelerate performance

Boards need to understand the value in diversity and act now. We explore the topic and provide an action list for board chairs.

Audit Committee Bulletin: June 2014

We address the risk and governance topics that are top of minds in audit committee meetings and network discussions across Europe and beyond.

Recruiting for Europe’s boardrooms

We explore the call for greater diversity in boardrooms across Europe and provide five practical steps to improve boardroom recruitment.

Governance, risk and compliance technology: turning risk into results

A robust GRC process and technology solution can help embed risk management requirements and practices into daily business activities, streamlining processes for improved financial performance.

Global banks adapt to uncertain economics and regulations

Adverse economics and regulatory reform will change the global banking model. What’s on the mind of financial leaders as they prepare for the future of banking?