Update on the current board issues: June 2014

Resources, webcasts, and events

Family Business Corporate Governance Series (First module): More and more family businesses are interested in corporate governance today. Many want to understand the value a board brings, and how to evolve their board to provide that value. This publication is the first in a series about family business corporate governance. To read the module, click here.

The quarter close Directors edition Q2 2014: The latest edition includes articles and links to videos on the top five IPO reminders for boards, FASB’s new guidance on discontinued operations, and the Venezuelan exchange rates. To read the publication, click here.

Quarterly webcast: On July 17 PwC and Broadridge Financial Solutions host a special ProxyPulse webcast. Speakers include Mary Ann Cloyd, leader of PwC’s Center for Board Governance (CBG); Paul DeNicola, managing director, CBG; and Michelle Jackson, Broadridge vice president of business strategy and development. To register, click here.

Audit Committee Excellence Series, 2nd Edition: Achieving Excellence: Overseeing financial reporting discusses press releases covering preliminary results, considerations for audit committees before releasing results, and tips for reviewing actual filings. To read the publication, click here.

Five megatrends and possible implications: Directors edition: The concept of megatrends is not new. They have potential implications on business--now and in the future. What does it mean for directors? To read the publication, click here.

Board oversight of risk: Defining risk appetite in plain English: By definition, risk appetite is the amount of risk an organization is willing to accept in pursuit of strategic objectives. When done right it is a robust process that can help management and the board understand exposures and make appropriate risk-based strategic decisions. To read the publication, click here.

PwC’s 365 App: This app gives users customized access to PwC’s analyses and insights as well as subject matter experts from across all of its practices and industry sectors. Download the 365 App.

PwC's Board Center App: This app provides timely insights on corporate governance issues and trends to help board members more effectively meet the challenges of their critical role. Available for the iPad, the app provides access to our library of publications and on-demand videos. Download the Board Center App.