Governance insights series

Reports addressing corporate governance matters by the PwC Governance Insights Center that are of interest to investors, board members, corporate officers, and audit committees

CEO succession planning: A critical board responsibility

05/25/16

The latest paper in the Governance Insights series cites findings from PwC’s 2015 Annual Corporate Directors Survey and Strategy&’s 2015 CEO Success Study regarding companies’ CEO bench strength and how many choose outsider vs. insider candidates.

Governance Insights: May 17, 2016

05/17/16

This edition of our biweekly newsletter for directors and investors includes articles on PCAOB reproposing its standard on the auditor’s reporting model, six regulators proposing tougher bonus rules for bank executives and directors, and more.

Director-Shareholder Insights: Board composition – Key trends and developments

05/09/16

Does your company's board include directors with the right skill sets to provide effective oversight? Investors may not always think so, and some are increasingly trying to influence board composition. PwC’s Governance Insights Center explains.

Achieving excellence: Forward-looking guidance (Audit Committee Excellence Series)

05/03/16

This edition discusses audit committee considerations when overseeing a company’s forward-looking earnings guidance.

Governance Insights: May 3, 2016

05/03/16

This edition of our biweekly newsletter for directors and investors includes articles on the PCAOB requesting comments on engagement quality review standard, fifty companies reaching proxy access bylaw agreements, and more.

Governance Insights: April 19, 2016

04/19/16

This edition of our biweekly newsletter for directors and investors includes articles on the Regulation S-K disclosure effectiveness concept release, PCAOB proposed rules addressing auditor supervision of other auditors, and more.

Proxy access – A key development in shareholder rights

04/13/16

This new publication describes the background and current trends of proxy access, one of the top governance issues for investors.

Governance Insights: April 5, 2016

04/06/16

This edition of our biweekly newsletter for directors and investors includes articles on the SEC's upcoming vote on a concept release for disclosure effectiveness, the PCAOB's plans to release two auditor proposals, and more.

The quarter close: Directors edition Q1 2016

03/23/16

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

Governance Insights: March 22, 2016

03/22/16

This edition of our biweekly newsletter for directors and investors reports on CalPERS adopting 12 years as a threshold for director independence, the results of PwC’s 2016 State of the Internal Audit Profession Study, and more.