Director independence and board effectiveness
The final panel looked at how true independence of directors is key to building an efficient and high-performing boards, which is at the heart of sound corporate governance.
Setting the right tone at the top and having a strong corporate culture is key for audit quality. Audit is not just a business but rather a public duty.
Corporate governance is not a science, but rather, an art, a living argument which is based on discussions, our own perceptions and intelligence.
Gian Piero Cigna
Merima Zupcevic Buzadzic
Corporate Governance Lead for the Europe and Central Asia, IFC
Unless we leave time for boards to do business, we may end up transforming them into a mere compliance exercise.
Carmine Di Noia