Audit Committees: A Guide to Good Practice
"Role and responsibilities of Audit Subcommittees of Boards. Provides a practical introduction to the role of and responsibilities of the audit committee. Explains the context in which an audit committee typically operates and outlines good practice. Reflects developments in audit committee practice, legislation and gudance from regulatory bodiesand leading global board practices since 2001."--Provided by publisher.
Relevant company objectives
Getting the right membership balance
Appendix A sample audit committee charter
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