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Roundtable - Audit Committee Best Practices and Current Topics

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October 18, 2017
Salt Lake City, UT


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Member Price: $20
Non-Member Price: $30

Overview

 
   

Audit committee agendas continue to grow more challenging, with the risk and regulatory environment, major new accounting standards, and expectations for greater transparency and quality disclosures all raising the stakes on the committee's efficiency and effectiveness. Join us as we explore key trends and leading audit committee practices with KPMG's Claudia Allen, Senior Advisor, KPMG Board Leadership Center and Gregory Randall, Office Managing Partner of the Salt Lake City KPMG office. Ms. Allen is a nationally-recognized corporate governance expert with a background as a corporate transactional lawyer.

Location and Time

 

Durham Jones & Pinegar
111 South Main Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84111

11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Check-In and Networking

12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. | Speaker Begins, Boxed Lunch, and Audience Q&A

1:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. | Final Networking and Adjourn

 


Speaker Spotlight

 

Claudia H. Allen

Claudia H. Allen, a nationally recognized expert on corporate governance, is a Senior Advisor with KPMG’s Board Leadership Center, where she brings extensive experience advising boards, management and investors in public and private companies on corporate governance matters and related issues, such as shareholder activism and engagement, board/committee process and structure and fiduciary duties. Prior to joining the Center, she was a partner and co-chair of the Corporate Governance practice at Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, where she also represented public and private companies in mergers and acquisitions and securities matters. Claudia is a frequent writer and speaker on corporate governance issues, and has made presentations to the American Bar Association, the Association of Corporate Counsel, Institutional Shareholder Services’ Governance Exchange, the Minority Corporate Counsel Association, the National Investor Relations Institute, Practical Law Institute and the Society for Corporate Governance, among others. She has also appeared on CNBC’s Power Lunch and Squawk on the Street. Claudia’s landmark studies of forum selection provisions in charters and bylaws and majority voting in director elections have been widely cited, including by the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Report of the New York Stock Exchange Commission on Corporate Governance. Claudia is a Fellow of the American College of Governance Counsel, special consultant to the American Bar Association’s Corporate Laws Committee, member of the Executive Committee for the Annual Ray Garrett Jr. Corporate and Securities Law Institute at Northwestern University Law School, member of the Advisory Board for Bloomberg BNA's Corporate Law & Accountability Report, and co-chair of the Coordinating Committee for the Delaware Business Law Forum. Claudia is a magna cum laude graduate of Yale and received her J.D. from Columbia University Law School where she was a James Kent Scholar and Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. She has been recognized by the International Who’s Who Legal and Best Lawyers in America.

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Contact NACD Utah Chapter c/o Heather May, PO Box 3281, Salt Lake City, UT  84110-3281 phone: 801-550-3842 email: hmay@utah.NACDonline.org.