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07 March, 2012 | (01 hr)

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Join our panel of governance and audit experts for their advice on how to address the latest issues facing audit committees and those who advise audit committees, including:

  • Interaction between audit committees and external auditors
  • Audit committee role in oversight of risk management  
  • Current PCAOB proposals, including on auditor reports and audit firm rotation
  • Addressing key accounting issues such as asset impairments, leasing, revenue recognition and contingencies
  • Audit committee role in oversight of earnings releases and other corporate communications

Audience: Audit Committee members, Chief Financial Officers, Controllers, Corporate Secretaries, General Counsel, Governance Professionals, and heads of Internal Audit


Olivia Kirtley

Olivia Kirtley
Non-Executive Director
U.S. Bancorp, Papa John's International, and Rescare, Inc.

Olivia F. Kirtley, CPA, is a seasoned non-executive board member who serves as an audit committee chair and qualified financial expert, as well as a member of the remuneration, governance/nominating and risk committees of various public corporations. She is an internationally known expert in acco...Full Bio

Sandra Flow

Sandra Flow
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

Sandra L. Flow is a partner at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP. Ms. Flow's practice focuses on capital markets and corporate governance. She has represented both U.S. and international issuers, as well as underwriters, in a variety of SEC-registered and private securities offerings, as w...Full Bio

John Barry

John Barry
Leader, Center for Board Governance

John J. Barry leads PwC's Center for Board Governance which advises audit committees and boards of directors of the Firm's clients on emerging governance issues and leading practices.  The Center also conducts research and provides perspectives on critical governance issues as published annu...Full Bio

Nicolas Grabar

Nicolas Grabar (Moderator)
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP


Practice focuses on international capital markets and securities regulation and on the representation of large reporting companies. Mr. Grabar plays a primary role in the firm’s work for clients including leading Mexican...Full Bio

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