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.
Staying on course: a guide for audit committees
Our guide for audit committees provides an overview of the role, questions to consider and tools such as an example charter, a self-evaluation, a meeting planner and more.
ViewPoints: Audit committees: finding their role in integrated reporting
Members of the European Audit Committee Leadership Network and ACLN summit members met with Paul Druckman, CEO of the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC), and Keith Nichols, CFO of AkzoNobel, to discuss the role of integrated reporting.
Mining big data to mitigate corruption risk
Advanced forensic data analytics tools can help companies manage the risks of fraud and corruption. Learn how in our Global Forensic Data Analytics Survey.
Ensuring social media is on the board’s agenda
Boards should be aware of both the risks and the growing opportunities of social media. This report explores.