Audit Committee Excellence Series

June 2015
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Audit Committee Excellence Series

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Achieving excellence: Dealing with investigations

This edition addresses key considerations related to the committee’s role in investigations. It addresses how adequate preparation can make a big difference, including capturing allegations; lining-up the right external advisors; and potentially developing relationships with certain regulators. It also discusses making decisions when an allegation surfaces, performing an investigation, and responding after an investigation.

Further reading:

Achieving excellence: Role, composition, and performance – May 2015

Achieving excellence: Overseeing accounting changes - February 2015

Achieving excellence: Overseeing external auditors - September 2014

Achieving excellence: Overseeing internal audit - July 2014