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    Board Matters Quarterly - September 2016

    Features our analysis of this year’s audit committee-related proxy disclosures by Fortune 100 companies.

     

    Gender diversity on US boards

    We provide four observations on the present and future of gender diversity in the boardroom.

     

    Board Matters Quarterly - June 2016 

    This issue features reports recently issued by the EY Center for Board Matters.

     

    Four takeaways from proxy season 2016

    Active institutional investors are reshaping the corporate governance landscape and challenging how boards think about fundamental issues.

     

    Buybacks vs. backlash

    Many investors express concern over whether buybacks are the best strategy for long-term value creation.

     

    Three important tax developments for boards

    Today’s boards are facing new challenges due to changes in tax policy.

     

    Big risks, big data

    Directors increasingly recognize the value of big data and what they can “refine” to improve decision-making.

     

    Leases make their way onto the balance sheet

    Our publication complements our recent To the Point on the FASB’s new leases standard and outlines what companies should consider as they move through the implementation period.

     

    Board Matters Quarterly - April 2016 

    This issue features reports recently issued by the EY Center for Board Matters.

     

    Disclosure effectiveness: is it on your board’s agenda?

    Find out what audit committees can do to enhance disclosure effectiveness.

     

    Three things nominating committees need to know

    Nominating committees are facing more scrutiny on board composition and director qualifications.

     

    Cyber preparedness: the next step for boards

    Boards play an important oversight role in helping organizations prepare for and build an active defense against cyber-attacks.

     

    Our commitment to audit quality

    Our 2015 report for audit committees, investors and other stakeholders describes our efforts to innovate and drive continuous improvement in audit quality.

     

    2015 year-end issues for audit committees to consider

    We provide information, references and questions for audit committees to consider as they prepare for upcoming discussions with management and the external auditors.

     

    Board Matters Quarterly - January 2016

    This issue features reports recently issued by the EY Center for Board Matters.

     

    Five things compensation committees need to know

    Here are five tips for compensation committees based on the EY Center for Board Matters’ review of the current landscape.