The Corporate Governance Effects of Audit Committees

  title={The Corporate Governance Effects of Audit Committees},
  author={S Turley and MAHBUB ZAMAN},
Arguments associated with the promotion of audit committees in many countries are premised on their potential for alleviating weaknesses in corporate governance. This paper provides a synthesis and evaluation of empirical research on the governance effects associated with audit committees. Given recent policy recommendations in several countries aimed at strengthening these committees, it is important to establish what research evidence demonstrates about their existing governance contribution… CONTINUE READING