Issues Shaping the Board Agenda in 2012
Shifting economic and market conditions-including the impact of liquidity on growth, increased regulatory scrutiny, and risk oversight responsibility-remain board members' hot button issues. Looking ahead, they will also focus on such issues as their role in strategic planning; expanded transparency of financial reports; the impact of regulation on business growth; and measuring human capital and other intangibles as a component of company strength. So it was revealed at the J.H. Cohn LLP Board of Directors Series event, "Key Issues Shaping the Board Agenda in 2012," which sought to spark conversation on the issues that matter most to boards, the C-suite, and, in turn, shareholders.