Committees : Audit

video | August 15th, 2013

What’s Under the Hood: The Audit Committee’s Role in M&A Due Diligence

Justin Long of Bracewell & Giuliani shares some red flags that boards should focus on when evaluating a target bank’s compliance environment.

By: Justin Long
video | July 17th, 2013

Repositioning the Internal Audit from Good to Strong

Lynn McKenzie, partner with KPMG LLP, reviews what bank boards can do to improve internal audit.

By: Lynn McKenzie
article | June 28th, 2013

10 Best Practices for Audit Committee Members

Serving on the audit committee is one thing. Doing it well is another.

By: Naomi Snyder
article | August 7th, 2012

Do Audit Committees Really Need a Lawyer for Every Meeting?

A consultant from Crowe Horwath LLP addresses the expense and best practices of having lawyers attend audit committee meetings.

By: Bill Knibloe
article | July 10th, 2012

Audit Committee: Important Questions to Ask Regarding Your Strategic Plan

Some banks have gone to great lengths to prepare for the future. Others haven’t begun to think about it. Here are key questions to ask your management team about your strategic plan.

By: Rob Fleetwood
article | June 21st, 2012

Audit Committee: The Top Three Things Never to Forget

The partner in charge of financial institutions for Crowe Horwath LLP discusses ways to stay informed, active and engaged.

By: Bill Knibloe
article | June 18th, 2012

Coming To Grips With Risk And Regulation

A recap of the Bank Audit Committee Conference in Chicago this month.

By: Naomi Snyder
article | May 23rd, 2012

Focusing on What’s Important to the Audit Committee: Three Things That Should Be on Everyone’s Mind

With all the responsibilities placed on the audit committee, it can be easy to lose focus. Here is a way to focus on what matters most.

By: Dawnella Johnson
article | May 18th, 2012

What Bank Audit Committee Members Should Focus on Now

Increasing demands for capital and the trickle down impact of the Dodd-Frank Act are topics for the upcoming Bank Audit Committee Conference in June.

By: Rob Fleetwood
article | April 11th, 2012

Experts: Risk will be key issue in 2012

Banking experts highlight the top issues facing audit committees in the coming year.

By: Bank Director Staff Writer