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Who's Minding Risk?
Some experts say audit committees take on too many risk-management duties. The SEC's new proxy-disclosure rule should shed more light on the issue. February 22, 2010
How Risky Is Your Board?
The risk of securities litigation is rising, and the boardroom may be the point of greatest vulnerability. February 16, 2010
GRC: The Solution Remains Elusive
Software that unites governance, risk, and compliance continues to evolve – slowly. February 1, 2010
Harvey Goldschmid Named IASB Trustee
In his new governance role over international accounting rulemakers, Columbia University law professor Goldschmid looks for a more independent board. December 11, 2009
As Internal Audit Staffs Shrink, Will Fraud Rise?
A new study finds that compliance staffs haven't escaped layoffs, leaving companies more exposed to risk. December 10, 2009
Can Your Company Handle an Onrush of Risk?
It takes methodical planning, and business unit buy-in, to pull off a successful rapid response to serious risk. But experts say the effort is worth it. September 23, 2009
Getting (and Giving) the Message
Internal communications may not be a CFO's top worry, but shoring them up can mitigate all manner of risks, both small and large. August 28, 2009
Feds Oil Up Their Antibribery Machine
Why should CFOs worry? Their liability for signing off under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act is one reason. Another: their responsibility for corporate compliance. July 29, 2009
The End of Comp as We Know It?
The government stops short of saying it wants to cap executive pay, but signals an ongoing effort to influence broad change across all public companies. June 12, 2009
Boards to Execs: You're Not Worth It
Compensation for top management should and will fall over the next two years, board members predict. May 6, 2009