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What is the board’s role in financial reporting oversight?

Audit committees play a critical role by overseeing and monitoring the financial reporting process for their organizations.

  • June 25, 2020
The intersection of ESG and risk assessment

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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.

  • June 18, 2020

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Amid pandemic and social unrest, companies can make lasting change

In the midst of pandemic and social unrest, companies can make lasting change. This commitment is facing perhaps its greatest test yet.

  • June 17, 2020

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Assessing internal controls amid the new COVID-19 working environment

Understand where lapses in your internal controls during COVID-19 amidst the new work environment are and create plan for resolution.

  • June 05, 2020

FINANCIAL REPORTING INSIGHTS

Audits involving cryptoassets

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

  • June 02, 2020
Audit committees can strengthen cybersecurity against emerging threats

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Audit committees can strengthen cybersecurity against emerging threats

Cybersecurity challenges require an audit committee to communicate with its board about risks and incident response plans.

  • May 11, 2020
5 considerations for boards to improve data privacy

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5 considerations for boards to improve data privacy

Data privacy is a differentiating business issue for boards. Awareness and compliance will help mitigate operational and regulatory risks.

  • May 07, 2020
Virtual board of director meetings: State tax consequences

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Virtual board of director meetings: State tax consequences

State nexus, income characterization and sourcing all potential and material concerns for businesses holding remote meetings.

  • April 30, 2020

FINANCIAL REPORTING INSIGHTS

COVID-19: Auditor and audit committee considerations

A CAQ resource discusses key questions for auditors and audit committees related to the impact of COVID-19 on financial reporting.

  • April 13, 2020

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COVID-19 relief management for boards of directors

The COVID-19 pandemic is testing companies leadership. Here are five characteristics a board should embody during challenging times.

  • April 08, 2020