How audit committees and those charged with governance can respond to COVID-19

How audit committees can respond to COVID-19

Key considerations to navigate the pandemic

Jim Newton

Audit Partner, Financial Institutions and Co-Chair, Board Leadership Centre

KPMG in Canada


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As the effects of the COVID-19 outbreak continue to evolve, organizations are racing to understand the business risks and implications on their financial reporting. The mandate of the audit committee includes critical items to be considered during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Featured topics include:

  • Financial reporting
  • Oversight of external audit
  • Internal control over financial reporting
  • Information technology including cyber risk
  • Oversight of internal audit
  • Oversight of taxation matters

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