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    27 June 2016

    BoardMatters Quarterly - Matters of Interest for Audit Committees - June 2016
    This issue discusses big data and tax developments. It also provides highlights on discussions with directors from six locations around the world.

    1 April 2016

    Board Matters Quarterly - Matters of Interest for Audit Committees - April 2016
    This issue discusses the 2016 proxy season preview, disclosure effectiveness, three things nominating committees need to know and recent EU audit legislation.

    4 January 2016

    Board Matters Quarterly - Matters of Interest for Audit Committees - January 2016
    This issue discusses the top priorities on board agendas in 2016, the five things that compensation committee members need to know, how to accelerate board performance through assessments and other board-related topics.

    17 September 2015

    Board Matters Quarterly - Matters of Interest for Audit Committees - September 2015
    This issue features reports recently issued by the EY Center for Board Matters that address board retirement age and tenure policies, audit committee reporting to shareholders in 2015, board oversight of tax risk and cyber economics.

    30 June 2015

    Board Matters Quarterly - Matters of Interest for Audit Committees - June 2015
    This issue features insights from our audit committee networks, an overview of what boards and audit committees need to know about the Cadillac tax, the three areas of focus for audit committees as they monitor whistleblower programs and the importance of clear communications to investors about financial restatements.

    21 April 2015

    Board Matters Quarterly - Matters of Interest for Audit Committees - April 2015
    This issue compiles material recently published by the EY Center for Board Matters, including one of its most popular articles "Women on US boards: what are we seeing?" The issue also contains "2015 proxy season insights" and an update from our audit committee networks.

    19 September 2014

    Board Matters Quarterly - Matters of Interest for Audit Committees - September 2014
    This issue focuses on some of the key tax risks businesses face today and outlines strategies, policies and checks and balances for managing the risks more effectively.

    18 June 2014

    Board Matters Quarterly - Matters of Interest for Audit Committees - June 2014
    This issue provides insights for companies doing or planning to do business in China. We also give an overview of the Boards’ new revenue standard.

    3 April 2014

    Board Matters Quarterly - Matters of Interest for Audit Committees - April 2014
    This issue discusses the challenges and opportunities of current digital technologies and provides questions for boards and audit committees to consider.

    7 January 2014

    Board Matters Quarterly - Matters of Interest for Audit Committees - January 2014
    This issue discusses the role of directors in handling big data, and how anti-corruption compliance in many companies requires big data analytics.

    19 September 2013

    BoardMatters Quarterly - Matters of Interest for Audit Committees - September 2013
    This issue takes a look at private company governance. It includes an interview with a venture capitalist who shares his perspective as both a board member and investor. Other articles focus on the director's role in some types of private companies, the use of governance plans in family-owned businesses and financial reporting developments for private companies.

    12 June 2013

    BoardMatters Quarterly - Matters of Interest for Audit Committees - June 2013
    When considering complex business or governance issues, you can often gain insight by looking at what the competition is doing, consulting with advisors or discussing challenges with trusted peers. But when it comes to taking action, your approach should be tailored to the unique circumstances of your board or company. Company size can also affect how boards or companies operate. We explore these matters, discuss the debate on perceived tax avoidance and provide an update on the FASB and IASB convergence projects.

    2 April 2013

    BoardMatters Quarterly - Matters of Interest for Audit Committees - April 2013
    Corporate shareholders of all sizes are more actively engaging with companies in a variety of ways and on a variety of topics, including corporate governance practices. In some cases, they are bringing about changes in the boardroom. This issue looks at this development from the perspective of BlackRock, one of the world’s largest investment managers and an influential voice in the era of shareholder engagement.

    7 January 2013

    BoardMatters Quarterly - Matters of Interest for Audit Committees - January 2013
    This issue explores the relationship between directors and management, including how roles have evolved, what leading practices are employed to improve communication and how both sides can work together in a meaningful way to represent the interests of the shareholders. It features articles focused specifically on the role of the CEO, the CFO and the general counsel.