KPMG / NACD Quarterly Audit Committee Webcast Series

This quarterly webcast series provides updates and insights into issues affecting Audit Committee and board oversight -- from key accounting and regulatory changes to developments in risk oversight.

2019 Economic Outlook

Webcast replay available

Original webcast date: Thursday, January 17, 2019


Webcast replay available

Webcast overview

Our latest Webcast featured Leo Abruzzese, the Economist Intelligence Unit’s Global Director of Public Policy, who discussed the outlook for the U.S. and global economy in the upcoming year. Abruzzese focused on trends and challenges shaping corporate growth, employment, trade, and the general operating environment amid political and market volatility around the world.

The 60-minute Webcast also discussed the critical issues and priorities shaping audit committee and board agendas in 2019, as well as legal/regulatory developments impacting corporate governance.

Webcast agenda

The 2019 economic outlook

The view from Washington: Governance and regulatory trends

Looking ahead: On the 2019 audit committee agenda


Jose R. Rodriguez

Jose R. Rodriguez

Leader, Audit Committee Institute, KPMG (US)


Leo Abruzzese

Leo Abruzzese

Global Director of Public Policy, The Economist Intelligence Unit

Alexandra R. Lajoux

Alexandra R. Lajoux

Chief Knowledge Officer Emeritus, National Association of Corporate Directors

Philip Smith

Philip Smith

Partner, Audit Committee Institute, KPMG (US)

Continuing professional education (CPE) credit are not available for a webcast replay. The Webcast will last approximately one hour.

Mark your calendar –  2019 Webcasts:

March 21

June 20

September 12

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