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Legal Update

Three Things US Audit Committee Members Should Consider Now

11 September 2014
Mayer Brown Legal Update

As Audit Committees have seen their responsibilities increase dramatically, they have also faced increased regulatory scrutiny, potential liabilities and proxy and shareholder activist opposition to the re-election of Audit Committee members to the board of directors of the company. This Legal Update focuses on Auditor Independence, Cybersecurity and FCPA/Bribery risks that should be considered by Audit Committees of public companies in 2014 and beyond.


  • John P. Berkery
    T +1 212 506 2552
  • Edward S. Best
    T +1 312 701 7100
  • James B. Carlson
    T +1 212 506 2515
  • Michael L. Hermsen
    T +1 312 701 7960
  • Brian J. Massengill
    T +1 312 701 7268
  • Philip J. Niehoff
    T +1 312 701 7843
  • Frederick B. Thomas
    T +1 312 701 7035
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