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BoardroomDirect: February 2013
This issue of BoardroomDirect® covers PwC’s Key questions for board and audit committee members and 16th
Annual Global CEO Survey, the need for directors to understand IT and social governance, the latest news on the 2013 proxy season, the new audit committee communication auditing standard, and the nomination of Mary Jo White as the next SEC chair.
Continuing the conversation: Directors speak
Heading into the 2012 proxy season, many audit committee members are concerned about the SEC enforcement agenda and whistleblower bounty program, CEO succession, executive compensation, and IT risk. Over 200 directors discussed these issues and others during PwC's audit committee peer exchanges held recently at the 2011 Year-end Considerations for Audit Committees Seminar.
Key questions for audit committees, 2011-2012 edition
With another year now ended and a new financial reporting season beginning, there are a number of regulatory reforms and corporate governance changes that may impact the companies you serve. To assist you in your oversight role at year-end and throughout the year, PwC offers insights and considerations in our annual Key questions for audit committees, 2011-2012 edition.
2012 Current Developments for Directors: Finding direction in uncertain times
This annual publication focuses on the critical governance issues directors and senior executives face, offering information, insights, and practical guidance to help directors meet the demands of their role and enrich boardroom discussions. This year's publication includes a special focus section on how companies worldwide address uncertainty in the markets and governments, a growing talent management problem and emerging technologies.
10Minutes on the boardroom agenda
Directors recognize the changing governance landscape. New governance regulations, risks associated with emerging technologies and fraud, and the effects of the economic downturn have corporate directors focusing on ways to increase their effectiveness in the boardroom. Executive compensation, risk management, and succession planning are three areas of focus for directors.
Annual corporate director survey 2011 findings: Boards respond to stakeholder concerns
PwC's annual survey collects the opinions of more than 800 directors serving on the boards of the top 2,000 US publicly traded companies. The survey covers such relevant issues as risk management, compensation, director evaluations, director experience mix and board diversity, to name just a few.
Boardroom guide for new directors
NACD Directorship has published its inaugural Boardroom Guide for new directors. This guide contains five articles to help new directors acclimate to their roles including an article by Catherine Bromilow, partner, PwC’s Center for Board Governance, on how to handle the challenges of being a new audit committee chair.
Continuing the conversation: Board renewal
Board renewal continues to be a challenge for corporate boards, but diversity can help keep a board's collective skill sets sharp for overseeing and mentoring management and being connected in today's business environment.
Corporate boardrooms - Dealing with change
In 2011, companies will be working to better understand the impact of ongoing legislative and regulatory actions on their business. A significant amount of rulemaking activities are underway as a result of the Dodd-Frank Act, an aggressive SEC agenda, and the convergence of accounting standards.