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BoardMatters Quarterly

18 June 2014

BoardMatters 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

BoardMatters 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

BoardMatters 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.

20 September 2012

BoardMatters Quarterly - Matters of Interest for Audit Committees - September 2012
This issue focuses on the role women are playing on corporate boards and how investors and consumers are using environmental, social and governance data to make decisions. We also highlight some of the requirements of the Affordable Care Act and look at financial reporting and regulatory developments.

26 June 2012

BoardMatters Quarterly - Matters of Interest for Audit Committees - June 2012
This issue shares how some audit committees are managing expanding workloads and increased responsibilities. It also discusses audit committee charters, using outside advisors and the current regulatory landscape.

3 April 2012

BoardMatters Quarterly - Matters of Interest for Audit Committees - April 2012
This issue focuses on international business matters and discusses the risks and key considerations related to global economic events, international taxes, changing trade patterns and political instability.

1 January 2012

BoardMatters Quarterly - Matters of Interest for Audit Committees - January 2012
This issue includes a Q&A with a former CFO and a current audit committee chair for two public companies who discusses several important issues, including the board’s role in managing risk and supporting growth. Other articles focus on year-end reporting, making long-term and emergency succession plans and how audit committees may evolve in the next few years.

1 September 2011

BoardMatters Quarterly - Matters of Interest for Audit Committees - September 2011
BoardMatters Quarterly focuses on several new developments of importance to audit committees including two recent PCAOB concept releases; changes to accounting standards; the proposed rule around “conflict minerals” disclosures; the move to cloud computing; and how to evaluate and enhance audit committee performance.

1 June 2011

BoardMatters Quarterly - Matters of Interest for Audit Committees - June 2011
BoardMatters Quarterly focuses on global trends and developments that are shaping the business landscape, accounting standards convergence, the UK’s fight against bribery and the European Commission’s initiatives on audit policy.

1 April 2011

BoardMatters Quarterly - Matters of Interest for Audit Committees - April 2011
BoardMatters Quarterly focuses on the results of the Tapestry Networks investigation of the evolving role of internal audit.

1 January 2011

BoardMatters Quarterly - Matters of Interest for Audit Committees - January 2011
BoardMatters Quarterly focuses on financial reporting changes, tax issues, insights from our health care reform survey, XBRL and whistleblower incentives.

1 September 2010

BoardMatters Quarterly - Matters of Interest for Audit Committees - September 2010
BoardMatters Quarterly focuses on risks that come from changing accounting standards, private equity investments and catastrophic risks.

1 June 2010

BoardMatters Quarterly - Matters of Interest for Audit Committees - June 2010
BoardMatters Quarterly focuses on the tax issues that audit committees should consider watching, particularly those related to the recent US health care reform legislation.

1 April 2010

BoardMatters Quarterly - Matters of Interest for Audit Committees - April 2010
BoardMatters Quarterly focuses on topics and issues that audit committees should consider watching as regulatory and government bodies address impending changes.

1 January 2010

BoardMatters Quarterly - Matters of Interest for Audit Committees - January 2010
BoardMatters Quarterly focuses on topics and issues that audit committees should consider watching as regulatory and government bodies address impending changes.

1 September 2009

BoardMatters Quarterly - Matters of Interest for Audit Committees - September 2009
BoardMatters Quarterly focuses on ways to help audit committees prepare their companies to emerge from the recession stronger and more prepared for the future.

1 June 2009

BoardMatters Quarterly - Matters of Interest for Audit Committees - June 2009
BoardMatters Quarterly focuses on topics that audit committees should consider watching as regulatory and government bodies address impending changes.

1 March 2009

BoardMatters Quarterly - Matters of Interest for Audit Committees - March 2009
BoardMatters Quarterly focuses on the going concern, credit crisis, business combinations, and upcoming annual shareholder meetings.

1 January 2009

BoardMatters Quarterly - Matters of Interest for Audit Committees - January 2009
BoardMatters Quarterly focuses on the credit crisis and nonperformance risk.

1 October 2008

BoardMatters Quarterly - Matters of Interest for Audit Committees - October 2008
BoardMatters Quarterly focuses on matters related to the credit crisis, adoption of IFRS, deciphering corporate governance ratings and issues raised by the SEC partner rotation rules.

1 July 2008

BoardMatters Quarterly - Matters of Interest for Audit Committees - July 2008
BoardMatters Quarterly focuses on accounting and control issues arising in uncertain economic times.

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