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White Paper

The Accidental Customer

How legacy companies can become consumer-centric to win in the digital age, a Corporate Board Member / RSM US LLP Research Report.




Article

Disrupting Disruption

How the pandemic affected companies’ business models and digital transformation road maps.


Financial Reporting Insights

PCAOB staff outlook for 2021 inspections

The PCAOB staff recently issued an overview of its planned inspection focus areas and an accompanying audit committee resource.




Financial Reporting Insights

Obtaining assurance on ESG information

A recent Center for Audit Quality publication provides an overview of the role of auditors in company-prepared ESG information.




Financial Reporting Insights

ESG reporting and attestation engagements

A recent publication provides information about reporting ESG information in SEC submissions and related attestation engagements.



Financial Reporting Insights

Proposed quality management standards

The Auditing Standards Board has issued three proposed new standards for quality management at the firm and engagement levels.










Article

The board's role in change management

The Covid-19 pandemic, economic uncertainty and significant social­ unrest have brought waves of change not seen in more than a century.








Insight Article

The intersection of ESG and risk assessment

What role can the board of directors play in the multifaceted ESG arena? ESG is more than an acronym that stands for a trio of concerns.

  • Deiso, Phyllis
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Financial Reporting Insights

Audits involving cryptoassets

The PCAOB recently published information for auditors and audit committees regarding audits involving cryptoassets.









Insight Article

Sarbanes-Oxley: What's trending in 2020

Trends and changes you need to be aware of in the SOX 404 landscape. Get ahead of the shifting expectations for 2020.

  • McCarthy, Kristen
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Recorded Webcast

Blockchain for boards

Learn how boards can best understand blockchain, how to utilize in their organizations, and what types of efficiencies it can provide.

  • Schulman, Jay
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Article

Are your leaders ready for change?

The board can foster a leadership team that is ready for strategic shifts that drive stakeholder value and may be fundamental to survival.

  • Deiso, Phyllis
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Recorded Webcast

Is your board ready for change management?

Board members are crucial in evaluating business objectives and executive suite initiatives. Is your board equipped for change management?










Article

Looking at the new employee loyalty theory

While talent management is multi-faceted, there's often significant factors affecting employee loyalty that may have strategic implications.

  • Deiso, Phyllis
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Insight Article

The agile board of directors

Boards should not only focus on complying with regulations, but also consider the perceptions of the investment community.

  • Deiso, Phyllis
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Insight Article

Effective board governance

Leverage best practices from high-performing boards to support growth initiatives and better risk management practices.

  • Hasan, Hussain
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White Paper

A Guide to Going Public

This guide will help your stakeholders determine if an IPO is the right path for your company by addressing some basic questions.


Financial Reporting Insights

A guide to PCAOB inspections

The Center for Audit Quality recently published a guide that provides an overview of the PCAOB inspection program.