Rising shareholder activism is driving increased expectations for governance oversight, including risk oversight. The speed and complexity of business continue to increase and technological advances continue to grow. Regulatory demands continue to expand, workforce dynamics continue to evolve. All of these trends drive new risks, alter risk profiles and expose business models to disruptive change.
Given the dynamic environment, each board should take a fresh look at its risk oversight agenda. In this issue of Board Perspectives: Risk Oversight, we review 10 key questions for boards to consider as they plan their 2012 risk oversight agendas.