2019 SEC and Other Regulatory Priorities

In brief: The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has regularly stressed the importance of the board’s involvement in oversight of financial and securities-related matters. This brief, written by Deloitte and originally appearing in the 2019 Governance Outlook: Projections on Emerging Board Matters, explores the commission’s priorities for 2019, recommending that boards stay vigilant and ensure that there are adequate policies and mechanisms in place to keep directors informed of regulatory developments. 

This resource can help your board to

  • anticipate and prepare for possible changes in their company’s regulatory landscape,
  • consider a fresh look at current proxy disclosure practices, and
  • discuss the impact of new audit standards and the related impact on internal controls.

Most relevant audiences: audit committee members, risk committee members, CEOs, chief financial officers, heads of internal audit