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

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.

Is cash burning a hole in your pocket? Thinking through share repurchases and dividends

03/15/16

How should directors and shareholders consider the impact of share repurchases and dividends on long-term value creation? This new publication addresses this issue.

Governance Insights: March 8, 2016

03/08/16

This edition of our biweekly newsletter reports that two of the three sitting SEC commissioners are leaning toward a rule for universal proxy ballots.

Proxy Pulse: First Edition 2016

03/01/16

This edition summarizes shareholder voting trends at 1,053 U.S. public company shareholder meetings that occurred in the July 1 to December 31, 2015 “mini-season”.

Governance Insights: February 23, 2016

02/23/16

This edition of our biweekly newsletter reports that a final clawback disclosure rule is a priority for the SEC this year.

Achieving excellence: Oversight of third-party risks (Audit Committee Excellence Series)

02/18/16

This edition focuses on audit committee oversight of companies' third-party relationships in their "value chain." Those relationships are often fraught with risks.