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10/7/15 - Scrutiny of Audit Committees Steadily Increases

The audit committee in recent years has taken its place as a critical component of effective corporate governance. It has steadily grown in importance since the passage of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, and expectations for fulfilling its requirements have been articulated in regulatory enforcement actions, shareholder and public debates, and guidance from the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board.

Please click "Read More" below to read a Sightlines InFocus by Jake Lesser, Conway Dodge, and Didem Nisanci that discusses how members of the audit committee can best prepare for tougher oversight.