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In the loop: Structured payables - could they be debt?


PwC describes a structured payable program and how to evaluate whether the trade payable should be considered debt.

Be Your Own Activist Investor


Many companies today are threatened by activist investors. Before they start to circle your company, apply their best practices. Here are the top 10 pieces of advice for taking control of your cost base -- not to cut back, but to build a more resilient and capable organization.

BoardroomDirect: Update on current board issues - October 2015


This issue of BoardroomDirect® includes a short article on PwC’s 2015 Annual Corporate Directors Survey results. There is also news about the President preparing to nominate two women to the SEC and the Institutional Shareholder Services annual survey that shows proxy access and overboarding will be big issues in 2016. Additionally, there is news about a federal court ruling affirming the need for reasonable cybersecurity protection, the SEC seeking comments on the Regulation S-X disclosures, and the FASB’s amendments to the new revenue standard.

Board governance in a transitioning health economy: four key areas


This report identifies leading practices healthcare boards are using to prepare for new challenges, and the type of governance infrastructure that may be needed in the new health economy.

Center for Board Governance: Annual Corporate Directors Survey 2015 - Webcast replay


In this webcast PwC's Center for Board Governance and Investor Resource Institute leader, Paula Loop, and Don Keller, Center for Board Governance partner, and Paul DeNicola, Center for Board Governance managing director, discuss the findings of the 2015 Annual Corporate Directors Survey.

PwC’s 2015 Annual Corporate Directors Survey


How do boards stay oriented towards long-term shareholder value while balancing shareholder focus on short-term performance? Read PwC’s 2015 Annual Corporate Directors Survey to find out.

Point of view: Audit quality - Can it be measured?


Regulators and others have been discussing potential indicators of audit quality; find out what PwC thinks in our Point of View.

BoardroomDirect: Update on current board issues - September 2015


This issue of BoardroomDirect® includes a link to the new PwC Audit Committee Excellence Series publication on what directors need to know about cybermetrics. There is also news about a group of US senators asking the SEC to write rules on corporate political spending disclosure and an effort by the US Department of Justice to focus more on individuals than companies in criminal and civil investigations. There is also news about two SEC commissioner openings and the Institute of Internal Auditors’ proposal to require all companies to have an internal audit function.

The quarter close: Directors edition Q3 2015


This quarterly publication is designed to keep directors informed about the latest accounting and financial reporting issues.

Regulatory and standard-setting developments - September 2015


Summary of activities of the PCAOB, SEC, and FASB, and related international developments.