Thought Leadership Series
Geopolitical expert Ian Bremmer shares his insights with KPMG Board Leadership Center senior advisor Susan Angele on the current state of the world and its impact on business and the boardroom.
Susan Angele and Cate Goethals discuss onboarding insights for
new board members based on interviews with experienced directors.
Priorities for board and audit committee agendas, African American representation on boards, and director views on boardroom diversity.
Eight issues for audit committees to keep in mind as they consider and carry out their 2022 agendas.
Priorities for board and audit committee agendas in 2021, tips for driving progress on diversity, and how to better envision the future
A practical, user-friendly reference for new and seasoned audit committee members and the management and audit teams who work with them.
Audit committees need to maintain a sharp focus on understanding the effects of COVID-19 on the company’s financial statements and reporting, including the internal control environment.
Seven issues for audit committees to keep in mind as they consider and carry out their 2021 agendas.
The 2020 CEO Outlook, near- and longer-term challenges of COVID-19, third-party risk, rethinking strategy, the imperative for LGBTQ inclusion, and more.
KPMG surveyed more than 100 U.S. audit committee members to understand how COVID-19 is impacting committee oversight and operations.
This quarter, and in the months ahead, a number of developments impacting financial reporting will need to be front and center for audit committees.
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.
Bremmer’s view on geopolitics, crisis prevention and readiness, the board approach to emerging technology risk and opportunity, reconsidering shareholder engagement in light of the debate on corporate purpose, and more.
SEC roundtable explores short-termism and the role of periodic reporting
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.
In the absence of timely guidance from the government, tax and finance departments will face a number of challenges in preparing the company’s remaining interim and year-end financial statements and tax return filings.
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?
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.
Risk management has been high on audit committee and board agendas in recent years, and many directors say their companies have made progress putting in place robust risk management processes
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