Thought Leadership Series
Conversations with directors, business leaders, and governance luminaries to explore the emerging issues and pressing challenges facing boards today.
KPMG LLP Principal Tarun Sondhi highlights key third-party risks to watch in light of the supply-chain disruption caused by COVID-19.
The longer-term implications of a “distance everything” business environment require a vigilant focus on cybersecurity.
Five areas for boards to consider as they recalibrate their operations and oversight during COVID-19.
The KPMG Board Leadership Center explores the skills and experience that retired general and flag officers can bring to the boardroom.
Highlights from KPMG’s Board Leadership Conference, including the economic and geopolitical outlook, climate risk, the board-CEO relationship, corporate purpose, artificial intelligence, fintech, cybersecurity, oversight of human capital management, and more.
Priorities for the board agenda in 2020, top issues for audit and nominating/governance committee focus, Bremmer’s outlook on geopolitics, insights on ESG from Bob Langert, and more.
Eight items for boards to consider as they focus their 2020 agendas on the critical challenges at hand and on the road ahead.
Seven issues that audit committees should keep in mind as they consider and
carry out their 2020 agendas.
As cyber security efforts evolve to become an integral part of broader risk management, here are six issues for boards to consider.
In this edition: board engagement in strategy, highlights from our Board Leadership conference, voting in proxy fights, and more.
Insights and highlights from the 2019 KPMG Board Leadership Conference, including the economic and geopolitical outlook; the CEO perspective; board engagement in strategy; technology, digital disruption,
data risk, and privacy; long-term performance; shareholder versus stakeholder primacy; talent, diversity, culture, the workforce of the future; and hot topics for board committees.
This quarter, and in the months ahead, a number of developments impacting financial reporting will need to be front and center for audit committees.
Seven items for boards to consider as they focus their 2019 agendas on the critical challenges at hand and on the road ahead.
Seven items for audit committees to keep in mind as they consider and carry out their 2019 agendas.
Given their oversight roles, how can boards and audit committees help ensure that the company is getting the appropriate insights from data and analytics while taking the necessary precautions to protect the company, its employees, customers, and others?
Amid increasing cyber threats and recent massive breaches, the SEC issued interpretive guidance on cybersecurity disclosures that applies to public companies registered with the Commission
It’s clear that, as the business and risk environment becomes more complex, the board’s ability to prioritize and devote enough time to substantive issues becomes more challenging
The ongoing threat of cyber attacks has put cyber risk near the top of board and audit committee agendas.
Has the cyber risk and security conversation in the boardroom kept pace with the business? Better yet, does the board have the assurance that operations, technology, and risk management are communicating on cyber expectations and priorities?
What information is key to assessing whether management has its arms around cyber risk? Certainly, the audit committee needs to hear from a Chief Information Security Officer or Chief Information Officer who is knowledgeable and can help them see the big picture. But what should be the key areas of focus? While the answer will vary depending on the situation, we suggest four areas of focus.
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