2019 Strategic Risks for Boards

In brief: The board plays an important role in overseeing the critical risks that companies have to navigate through in today’s fast-changing business landscape. This brief—written by Baker Tilly and originally appearing in the 2019 Governance Outlook: Projections on Emerging Board Matters—provides boards with guidance as they work to enhance their governance of key risks that can affect their organizations from financial, operational, regulatory, technological, and/or reputational perspectives.

This resource can help your board to

  • enhance its understanding of the critical business risks that may impact company strategy,
  • encourage scenario-planning exercises to mitigate uncertainty, and
  • pressure test the effectiveness of the C-suite’s risk management program.

Most relevant audiences: audit committee members, risk committee members, board chairs, lead independent directors, CEOs, chief risk officers, general counsel