Publication | The Corporate Board

Board Oversight of Compliance

Thomas F. O'Neil, III

May/June 2022

As regulatory demands on public companies have increased, oversight of corporate compliance structures has become central to the board’s fiduciary duties. While the board as a whole is responsible for assuring sound compliance, more boards are considering a dedicated compliance committee as an oversight mechanism.

Tom O’Neil provides insight into how responsibilities should be assigned across a board’s compliance and ethics committee and how they can enhance the effectiveness of governance.

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Thomas O'Neil

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