Ten Areas for Enhanced Board Focus in 2009: Spotlight on Risk Oversight

The recent events in the financial markets have heightened focus on the importance of risk management at all corporations and have encouraged a fresh look at the role of the board in risk oversight. Attached is a Corporate Governance alert, entitled "Ten Areas for Enhanced Board Focus in 2009: Spotlight on Risk Oversight" by Ira M. Millstein and Rebecca C. Grapsas. The alert offers guidance to boards to help enhance the board’s ability to oversee management’s efforts to identify and avoid, mitigate or manage risk. To read the alert, please follow this link.

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