Thought Leadership Series
A discussion on the forces driving greater board engagement on climate risks, and how to improve collaboration on the topic between the board and management.
KPMG Chief Economist Diane Swonk shares her views on GDP and other metrics in today’s more services-based economy.
Oversight in this environment requires boards to test the breadth of management’s scenario analyses and consideration of exogenous shocks.
Considerations for boards to weigh and business leaders to monitor.
Eight issues for private company boards to keep in mind as they consider and carry out their 2022 agendas.
The U.S. economic outlook, how internal auditors are adjusting to changing risk profiles, findings from our director pulse survey, and more.
KPMG and Eurasia Group explore the Biden administration’s agenda for 2021.
Considerations for boards trying to model and assess what the new administration’s policy initiatives might mean for their companies and strategies.
Directors and management of private companies considering a sale to a special purpose acquisition company should be aware of the opportunities as well as the oversight-related challenges and tradeoffs a transaction may present.
Five key areas of focus to help boards in their oversight of the company’s COVID-19 response.
This quarter, and in the months ahead, a number of developments impacting financial reporting will need to be front and center for audit committees.
SEC roundtable explores short-termism and the role of periodic reporting
In the current environment, boards will want to frame their agendas to help ensure their companies are prepared for a potential economic downturn—possibly a severe one. Dennis Whalen, leader of the KPMG Board Leadership Center, offers key areas of focus for boards to consider.
KPMG’s report from the 2017 AICPA Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments includes a discussion of the regulatory priorities of new SEC leadership, insight on ongoing implementation efforts and preparation for new accounting standards, and expectations for disclosure and auditing in the future.
Eurasia Group’s Ian Bremmer shared his insight on geopolitics and business on our KPMG/NACD Quarterly Webcast.
In collaboration with the KPMG Board Leadership Center, the National Association of Corporate Directors has produced Building a Foundation for Growth: Governance in Investor-Owned Private Companies.
Nearly 90 percent of U.S. companies that have gone public since the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act was passed have taken advantage of the Act’s reduced disclosure provisions.
In a start-up climate that is becoming more attuned to company culture, many venture investors we work with say that a working knowledge of corporate governance for early-stage company founders is a critical factor for funding negotiations
Sunny Vanderbeck, a managing partner and co-founder of Dallas-based Satori Capital, is trying to prove that a stakeholder-centric approach to private equity investing can generate returns at or above market expectations.
What’s changing (and what’s staying the same) for audit committees of global companies.
Stephen Brown and Pamela Marcogliese discuss takeaways from the 2023 proxy season and what boards and shareholders might expect for 2024.
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