In brief: As M&A deal volume in the U.S. reached a record high in 2015, a recent meeting of the NACD Advisory Council on Risk Oversight focused on the board’s oversight of M&A transactions. The discussion covered the following topics:

This brief includes a list of additional resources on M&A risk oversight from NACD and meeting co-hosts PwC and Sidley Austin.

This resource can help your board:

Most relevant audiences: M&A committee members, risk committee members, audit committee members, general counsel