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Board Committees
BDO’s governance resources are aligned across four primary committees to meet the unique
responsibilities facing corporate directors.
Audit & Risk
Oversight of financial reporting, controls, compliance, and risk requires staying abreast of regulations and trends.
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Compensation strategies that reward performance and withstand public scrutiny demand significant planning.
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Nominating & Governance
Selection of diverse and experienced leaders provides the foundation for a dynamic organization. 
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Fraud & Ethics
Evolving fraud risks necessitate effective controls and a culture of transparency.
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Featured Insights

Audit & Risk
December 18, 2018
The PCAOB has released their objectives and potential focus areas for planned 2019 inspections...
Audit & Risk
December 13, 2018
PCAOB’s five-year strategic plan provides a blue print for how the new leadership at the PCAOB is...
Audit & Risk
December 05, 2018
In February 2016, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (“FASB” or “the Board”) issued its...
Data Analytics & Cyber Security
December 05, 2018
Cybersecurity in the Digital Age, a new book by BDO’s Gregory A. Garrett (U.S. and International...
Audit & Risk
November 29, 2018
As evidenced in the fifth annual Audit Committee Transparency Barometer, released by the Center...
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Events, Webinars & Social

October 09, 2018
Presented as part of the BDO KNOWLEDGE Webinar Series program, the "Quarterly Technical Update...
October 31, 2018
Join BDO as we explore highlights from our 2018 public company Board of Director Survey. We will...
November 13, 2018
As the AICPA continues to issue, adjust and refine reporting requirements, BDO explores the most...
September 25, 2018
What key challenges do companies face in this migration and how can we help them address these...
December 19, 2018
Mid-cap and emerging companies have unique issues facing them, including executive and board...


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The new PCOAB auditor reporting standard is the first significant change to the auditor’s Pass/Fail model in the U.S. in over 70 years. Phase-in of enhanced disclosures effective for audits for fiscal years ending on or after December 15, 2017 include report format, auditor tenure, and independence followed by communication of critical audit matters for audits of large accelerated filers in 2019, and for audits of all other companies in 2020.


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Governance & Reporting Community

BDO Governance Community

BDO works within a community of professional organizations that provides directors and financial executives with corporate governance education and guidance relevant to the challenges and opportunities affecting their business.


Custom educational opportunities for board members and financial executives reflective of governance primers, emerging issues and financial accounting and reporting hot topics. 


December 19, 2018
Mid-cap and emerging companies have unique issues facing them, including executive and board compensation and pay practices. These issues are often coupled with limited resources to help those tasked with the design and oversight pay packages for the C-suite and directors.
January 08, 2019
Presented as part of the BDO KNOWLEDGE Webinar Series program, the "Quarterly Technical Update - Q4 2018" webinar continues our tradition of lending a helping hand to financial management, board directors and audit committees to stay on top of today's hot topics and developments.