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EY - ViewPoints: Improving audit committee performance

ViewPoints: Improving audit committee performance

A summary of discussions on how audit committees can improve their performance in the face of mounting challenges and demands from different stakeholders, including regulators who see audit committees as important gatekeepers for protecting investors and the public. Read more.


EY - Time for diversity: accelerating performance in corporate boardrooms

Time for diversity: accelerating performance in corporate boardrooms

Boards that want to see optimum performance need to recognize the value in diversity and take action now. Read more.


EY - Let’s talk: governance — Trends in independent board leadership structures

Let’s talk: governance — Trends in independent board leadership structures

Our latest Let’s talk: governance reviews evolving trends around independent board leadership structures and highlights investor initiatives in this area.


EY - Taking sustainability awareness to the board level

Taking sustainability awareness to the board level

Investors are increasingly paying attention to sustainability. Do your directors understand how sustainability fits with your company’s strategy?


EY Board Matters Quarterly, September 2014

Board Matters Quarterly, September 2014

We focus on key tax risks businesses face today and outline strategies and technologies to more effectively manage the risks.


EY - ViewPoints: Mandatory audit firm rotation: the Dutch experience

ViewPoints: Enhancing communication among investors, auditors and audit committees investors

A summary of discussions on how audit committees in different jurisdictions fulfill their responsibilities to oversee and evaluate the work of the external auditor and insights to help each stakeholder group improve its performance and its communication with the others. Read More.


EY - ViewPoints: Integrated reporting

ViewPoints: Emerging international risks

Shares the perspective of audit committee chairs on emerging international risks including the types of risks, how to identify them and planning a response. Read more.


EY - VantagePoints: the power of communication

VantagePoints: the power of communication

Audit committee chairs discuss internal audit, the revised COSO framework for internal controls, tackling cybersecurity risk through public-private collaboration and analyst perspectives on financial reporting. Read more.


EY - Let's talk: governance – Audit committee reporting to shareholders: 2014 proxy season update

Let’s talk: governance – Audit committee reporting to shareholders, 2014 proxy season update

Audit committees continue to enhance voluntary disclosures. We provide data to show how disclosures have changed since 2012. Read more.


EY - Let's talk: governance – 2014 proxy season review

Let's talk: governance – 2014 proxy season review

Our 2014 proxy season review sees company-investor dynamics evolving as engagement becomes mainstream. Read our report to know more.


EY - Audit quality indicators

Audit quality indicators initiatives

Several initiatives are under way to develop audit quality indicators (AQIs) that may be of interest to audit committees, management, investors and other stakeholders. Read our summary.


Topic Title Date
Audit Committee issues ViewPoints: Improving audit committee performanceViewPoints: Improving audit committee performance 1410 October 2014
Board practices and composition Let’s talk: governance — Trends in independent board leadership structuresLet’s talk: governance — Trends in independent board leadership structures 1410 October 2014
General board issue Taking sustainability awareness to the board levelTaking sustainability awareness to the board level 1410 October 2014
Tax A wave of tax risksA wave of tax risks 1409 September 2014
Tax Global focus on tax base erosion and profit shiftingGlobal focus on tax base erosion and profit shifting 1409 September 2014
Tax Income tax accounting challenges can lead to errorsIncome tax accounting challenges can lead to errors 1409 September 2014
Tax Managing tax controversyManaging tax controversy 1409 September 2014
Audit Committee issues VantagePoints: September 2014 (internal audit, COSO framework, cybersecurity, analyst/investor perspectives)VantagePoints: september 2014 (internal audit, COSO framework, cybersecurity, analyst/investor perspectives) 1409 September 2014
Audit Committee issues Audit committee reporting to shareholders: 2014 proxy season updateAudit committee reporting to shareholders: 2014 proxy season update 1408 August 2014
Board practices and composition Women on boards: global approaches to advancing diversityWomen on boards: global approaches to advancing diversity 1408 August 2014
General board issue The board’s role in addressing fraud and compliance fatigue The board’s role in addressing fraud and compliance fatigue 1408 August 2014
Regulatory Audit quality indicators initiativesAudit quality indicators initiatives 1408 August 2014
Audit committee issues ViewPoints: Enhancing communication among investors, auditors and audit committeesViewPoints: Enhancing communication among investors, auditors and audit committees 1407 July 2014
International and emerging markets ViewPoints: Emerging international risks ViewPoints: Emerging international risks 1407 July 2014
Regulatory ViewPoints: Mandatory audit firm rotation: the Dutch experience 1407 July 2014
Reporting ViewPoints: Integrated reporting 1407 July 2014
Proxy issues Let's talk governance: 2014 proxy season reviewLet's talk governance: 2014 proxy season review 1407 July 2014
International and emerging markets Growth and reform in ChinaGrowth and reform in China 1406 June 2014
International and emerging markets Proactive approaches to address bribery and corruption risks in ChinaProactive approaches to address bribery and corruption risks in China 1406 June 2014
Digital Cybersecurity and IP theft in ChinaCybersecurity and IP theft in China 1406 June 2014
Reporting FASB and IASB issue new revenue standardFASB and IASB issue new revenue standard 1406 June 2014
General board issue Interview: Growth and reform in ChinaInterview: Growth and reform in China 1406 June 2014
General board issue Proactive approaches to address bribery and corruption risks in China.Proactive approaches to address bribery and corruption risks in China. 1406 June 2014
Digital Cybersecurity and IP theft in ChinaCybersecurity and IP theft in China 1406 June 2014
Reporting FASB and IASB issue new revenue standardFASB and IASB issue new revenue standard 1406 June 2014
sustainability Let's talk: governance - First-year conflict mineral reporting reveals surprisesLet’s talk: governance – First-year conflict mineral reporting reveals surprises 1406June 2014
General board issues Let's talk: governance — Companies respond to calls for more meaningful governance disclosureLet's talk: governance — Companies respond to calls for more meaningful governance disclosure 1405 May 2014
Audit Committee issues ViewPoints — CybersecurityViewPoints — Cybersecurity 1404 April 2014
Audit Committee issues ViewPoints — Dealing with activist investorsViewPoints — Dealing with activist investors 1404April 2014
Audit committee issues VantagePoints: April 2014 (cyber, social, audit committee report)VantagePoints: April 2014 (cyber, social, audit committee report) 1404 April 2014
Digital Balancing the risks and rewards of digital technology Balancing the risks and rewards of digital technology 1404April 2014
Digital Putting your trust in the cloudPutting your trust in the cloud 1404 April 2014
Digital Computing beyond the borders of your businessComputing beyond the borders of your business 1404 April 2014
Digital The business of social mediaThe business of social media 1406 April 2014
Reporting Financial reporting updateFinancial reporting update 1404 April 2014
Audit committee issues Leading practices for audit committeesLeading practices for audit committees 1404 April 2014
Proxy issues Let's talk: governance - 2014 Proxy issuesLet's talk: governance — 2014 Proxy season preview 1404 April 2014
General board issues Let's talk: governance — Beyond key committeesLet's talk: governance — Beyond key committees 1404 April 2014
Board practices and composition Let’s talk: governance –Let’s talk: governance –Succession planning for the boardroom and C-suite Let’s talk: governance — Succession planning for the boardroom and C-suite 1403 March 2014
Proxy issues Let’s talk: governance – Emerging shareholder proposals to watchLet’s talk: governance — Emerging shareholder proposals to watch 1402 February 2014
Board-shareholder engagement Let’s talk: governance – Navigating the company-investor engagement landscape Let’s talk: governance — Navigating the company-investor engagement landscape 1401 January 2014
Audit committee issues ViewPoints: Ethics and complianceViewPoints: Ethics and compliance 1312 December 2013
Regulatory ViewPoints - Dialogue with PCAOB board member Jeanette Franzel ViewPoints — Dialogue with PCAOB board member Jeanette Franzel 1312December 2013
Board practices and composition Diversity drives diversity Diversity drives diversity 1312December 2013
Proxy issues A call for enhanced audit committee disclosure A call for enhanced audit committee disclosure 1311November 2013
Regulatory SEC vision and prioritieSEC vision and priorities 1311November 2013
Audit committee issues Audit committee reporting to shareholders: 2013 proxy season updateAudit committee reporting to shareholders: 2013 proxy season update 1309September 2013
Audit committee issues The audit committee and the finance organizationViewPoints The audit committee and the finance organization 1307July 2013
Audit committee issues ViewPoints - Risk oversightViewPoints — Risk oversight 1307July 2013
Board practices and composition ViewPoints - Effective board and committee leadershipViewPoints — Effective board and committee leadership 1307July 2013
Proxy issues Proxy season: top 10 governance trends for 2013Proxy season: top 10 governance trends for 2013 1306June 2013
Board-shareholder engagement ViewPoints: Board Shareholder EngagementViewPoints: Board Shareholder Engagement 1305 May 2013
Audit committee issues ViewPoints: Challenges of the global internal audit functionViewPoints: Challenges of the global internal audit function 1305 May 2013
Audit committee issues ViewPoints: Enhancing audit committee reportingViewPoints: Enhancing audit committee reporting 1305 May 2013
Board practices and composition 2013 mid-year update: Women join boards at higher rates 2013 mid-year update: Women join boards at higher rates 1308August 2013
Digital Concerns about cybersecurityConcerns about cybersecurity 1304April 2013
Conflict minerals Conflict minerals and OTC derivativesConflict minerals and OTC derivatives 1304April 2013
Board-shareholder engagement Investors taking actionInvestors taking action 1304April 2013
Board-shareholder engagement Preparing for shareholder engagementPreparing for shareholder engagement 1304April 2013
Audit committee issues Enhanced audit committee reportsEnhanced audit committee reports 1306June 2013
Tax Multinational companies and the taxes they payMultinational companies and the taxes they pay 1306June 2013
General board issues Governance may depend on sizeGovernance may depend on size 1306June 2013
Reporting Standard-setting updateStandard-setting update 1306June 2013
Digital Bits and bytes in the boardroom: the board's role in addressing data and analyticsBits and bytes in the boardroom: the board's role in addressing data and analytics 1401January 2014
Digital The bar is raised: anti-corruption compliance now requires big data analyticsThe bar is raised: anti-corruption compliance now requires big data analytics 1401January 2014
Reporting Standard-setting update: convergence projects on revenue, leases and insuranceStandard-setting update: convergence projects on revenue, leases and insurance 1401January 2014
General board issues Venture capitalist and board member shares his perspectiveVenture capitalist and board member shares his perspective 1309September 2013
General board issues Private company board servicePrivate company board service 1309September 2013
General board issues Governance plans for family businessesGovernance plans for family businesses 1309September 2013
Reporting Spotlight on private company financial reportingSpotlight on private company financial reporting 1309September 2013
General board issues Beyond legal: The role of today's general counsel at the company and with the boardBeyond legal: The role of today's general counsel at the company and with the board 1301January 2013
General board issues Trust and transparency: How boards can provide CEOs with a competitive edgeTrust and transparency: How boards can provide CEOs with a competitive edge 1301January 2013
General board issues CFOs in high demand: Addressing the board's increasing need for financial skillsCFOs in high demand: Addressing the board's increasing need for financial skills 1301January 2013
Board-shareholder engagement How today's investors are framing conversations on corporate sustainabilityHow today's investors are framing conversations on corporate sustainability 1301January 2013