What’s on the Minds of Audit Committees
Richard Steinberg 270004HRBG email@example.com | | 0 Comments | 180 Visits
For readers interfacing with your companies’ audit committees, a just released survey from Directorship Boardroom Intelligence highlights what’s in the forefront of committee members’ minds today. The results are reported in a top-ten list (unlike the Letterman top ten lists, this one appears to begin with the most significant):
With risk management being near the top, additional insight is provided with answers to the following questions:
What role does your board/audit committee play in the development of the company’s risk appetite?
Who in management is your board’s primary contact or interface regarding the company’s risk management system/processes?
Certainly food for thought when considering what your company’s audit committee sees as most relevant, and how it operates.
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