Audit Committee

Nachhaltigkeit weltweit im Fokus der Verwaltungsräte

Die Erwartungen der institutionellen Anleger an eine nachhaltige Geschäftstätigkeit steigen. In den Verwaltungsräten werden Nachhaltigkeitsthemen diskutiert, weltweit allerdings in stark unterschiedlichem Ausmass.
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Aligning board talent with strategy – a key challenge

KPMG’s Audit Committee Institute surveyed more than 2,300 directors and senior executives across 46 countries. The survey identified the key challenges or barriers to building high-performing boards, as well as the steps boards are taking to overcome these hurdles and position themselves as strategic assets for their companies.
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Boards are refining oversight of risk

A recent KPMG global survey, "Calibrating strategy and risk: A board's-eye view" shows that corporate boards are deepening their involvement in company strategy and refining their oversight and understanding of the critical risks facing the company.
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Audit Committees’ top challenges

Audit committees around the world said economic and political uncertainty and volatility, regulatory compliance, and operational risk pose the greatest challenges for companies in the year ahead, according to a new survey from KPMG of 1,500 audit committee members in 35 countries.
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Onus on the audit committee

At the first Swiss Certified Accountants’ Conference, organized by the Swiss Institute of Certified Accountants and Tax Consultants, President of the Federation of European Accountants André Kilesse spoke about the consequences of the EU’s reform of financial statement audits.
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Revidierter Swiss Code of Best Practice

Seit seiner Einführung im Jahre 2012 hat der Swiss Code of Best Practice (Swiss Code) die Entwicklung der Corporate Governance in der Schweiz massgeblich beeinflusst. Gesetzesänderungen sowie das veränderte Umfeld nach der Finanzkrise, erforderten nach einer ersten Anpassung im Jahre 2007 eine erneute Überarbeitung.
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