Key considerations for board and audit committee members, 2014-2015 edition

January 2015
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Key considerations for board and audit committee members, 2014-2015 edition

At a glance

What should be top of mind for directors this year?

Boards have to stay abreast of the many new issues facing companies, while keeping up with their ongoing oversight responsibilities. This report outlines topics that can help enhance the quality of board and management discussions throughout the year.

What should be on today’s boardroom agenda?

The changing global business environment, technological advances, and significant risks such as cybersecurity present opportunities and challenges for companies today. As a result, board agendas are evolving. A fresh and critical look at the boardroom agenda is crucial to ensure that it’s meeting today’s needs.

High priority topics for corporate boards

Preparing for potential interaction with activist shareholders
Emerging technologies: impacting strategy


Understanding the crisis management response plan
Cybersecurity: a business issue