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Dodd-Frank has been described as the most comprehensive
overhaul of the financial regulatory system since the great depression. Since
it was crafted to address the most significant market crisis since the one
which spawned the Federal Securities Laws, many may find that more than
In the wake of this new legislation which many claim
constitutes over-regulation which will hinder business, PWC conducted its
annual survey of corporate directors on a range of topics from risk management
to executive compensation and FCPA compliance. Risk management is in many ways
a centerpiece of Dodd-Frank, while executive compensation has been a much
discussed topic and FCPA compliance a key focus of the Department of Justice
and the SEC. The results of the survey provide interesting insights into these
issues. Those results include:
Board in general
Regulatory and compliance
Effectiveness of board
The survey results are available from PWC at www.pwcglobal.com.
For more cutting edge commentary on
developing securities issues, visit SEC Actions, a
blog by Thomas Gorman.