Audit committee resources

A fresh look at concerns and views of audit committees


All publicly-traded companies in the United States must have a qualified audit committee as part of their board of directors. 

The important role of the audit committee includes oversight of financial reporting, monitoring compliance, accounting policies and risk management oversight. Increasingly, audit committees are being tasked with oversight of IT and cybersecurity.

The Governance Insights Center provides easy access to resources that help boards and audit committee members gain knowledge and stay abreast of issues specifically relating to the role the audit committee plays.


Audit Committee Excellence Series

Our Audit Committee Excellence Series strives to educate on timely topics relating to audit committee purpose, responsibilities and associated subject matter. Whether it relates to:

  • Oversight of financial reporting
  • Monitoring compliance and accounting policies
  • Getting the most out of internal audit
  • Oversight of third-party risks
  • Dealing with investigations
  • Cybermetrics
  • Deterring fraud

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Paula Loop
Leader, Governance Insights Center
Tel: +1 (646) 471 1881

Catherine Bromilow
Partner, Governance Insights Center
Tel: +1 (973) 236 4120

Terry Ward
Partner, Governance Insights Center
Tel: +1 (612) 326 2066

Paul DeNicola
Managing Director, Governance Insights Center
Tel: +1 (646) 471 8897

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