KPMG’s survey of more than 800 audit committee members worldwide offers insights that audit committees around the globe can use to sharpen their focus, benchmark responsibilities and practices, and strengthen oversight.
To better understand the key challenges and concerns facing audit committees, boards, and their companies, KPMG’s Audit Committee Institute surveyed more than 800 audit committee members in 42 countries.
The survey findings offer insights that audit committees around the world can use to sharpen their focus, benchmark responsibilities and practices, and strengthen oversight.
While audit committees continue to express confidence in financial reporting and audit quality, the results highlight ongoing concerns about risk management, legal and regulatory compliance, cyber security risk, and managing the control environment in the company’s extended organization.
The report offers six key takeaways:
Read: 2017 Global Audit Committee Pulse Survey (PDF 1,705 KB).