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These articles are reflective of the H.S. Grace & Company, Inc. team's familiarity with a broad range of business structures and with the issues of corporate governance, oversight and control, which informs our consulting, advisory and testifying assignments.

 

 

"Corporate Governance: Lessons From Life and Litigation - With Implications for Corporate Counsel," by H. Stephen Grace Jr. and John E. Haupert, New York State Bar Association Journal, March/April 2013. (Please click on link to view article.)

 

"How Effective Are Ethics Codes and Programs? " by Sheryl Hopkins, Financial Executive, March 2013. (Due to copyright restrictions, this article is only available via hard copy. Please This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to request a copy.)

 

"Still Searching for the Missing Management Model,“ by H. Stephen Grace Jr. and John E. Haupert, Financial Executive, November 2011.

 

Governance Lessons from the Disney Litigation,“ by H. Stephen Grace Jr. and John E. Haupert, ABA’s Business Law TODAY, September 2011.

 

Corporate Governance: An Expert Can Make a Difference in Litigation,” by H. Stephen Grace Jr., Sheryl Hopkins and John E. Haupert, New York State Bar Association Journal, June 2010.

 

"Cash Flow Monitoring as a Governance Tool," by H. Stephen Grace Jr. and John E. Haupert, The Corporate Board, March/April 2010. (Due to copyright restrictions, this article is only available via hard copy. Please This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to request a copy.)

 

"Plaintiff Expert Reports: An Insider Revisits Disney," by H. Stephen Grace Jr., New York State Bar Association Journal, July/August 2009.

 

"Personal and Professional Governance in the Economic Crisis," by H. Stephen Grace Jr., Financial Executive, July/August 2009.

"An Insider Revisits the Disney Case," by H. Stephen Grace Jr., Directors Monthly, August 2008.

"Shaping The Nominating/Governance Committee," by H. Stephen Grace Jr. and John E. Haupert, The Corporate Board, July/August 2008. (Due to copyright restrictions, this article is only available via hard copy. Please This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to request a copy.)

"Spreading the Gospel: Stephen Grace is on a mission to teach others how to make corporate integrity work," by Eunice Fried, Executive Traveler, May 2007.

"Corporate Governance Consultants: The Issue of Qualifications," by H. Stephen Grace Jr. and John E. Haupert, Directors Monthly, May 2007.

"Corporate Governance Consultants: The Issue of Qualifications," by H. Stephen Grace Jr. and John E. Haupert, The CPA Journal, December 2006.

"The Search for Qualified Governance Consultants," by H. Stephen Grace Jr. and John E. Haupert, The Corporate Board, May/June 2006. (Due to copyright restrictions, this article is only available via hard copy. Please This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to request a copy.)

 

"How to Make an Ethics Program Work," by H. Stephen Grace Jr. and John E. Haupert, The CPA Journal, April 2006.


"Reflections Of A Non-Executive Chair," by H. Stephen Grace Jr., The Corporate Board, May/June 2005. (Due to copyright restrictions, this article is only available via hard copy. Please This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to request a copy.)

"Effective Governance in an Ethicless Organization," by H. Stephen Grace Jr., The CPA Journal, May 2005.

"Our past, present and future: The ethical evolution of corporate governance," by H. Stephen Grace Jr., Corporate Governor, Summer 2004.

"Ethics and the Evolution of Corporate Governance," by H. Stephen Grace Jr., Directors Monthly, June 2004.

"Running An Audit Committee Today," by H. Stephen Grace Jr. and John E. Haupert, Audit Committees: Regulation & Practice, Second Edition (Chapter 14, Selected Articles on New Audit Committee Regulations), Gerald S. Backman and Anne Marie Salan, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, editors.

"Billings Discipline Builds Good Business," by H. Stephen Grace Jr. and John E. Haupert, The CPA Journal, February 2004.

"Running An Audit Committee Today," by H. Stephen Grace Jr. and John E. Haupert, The Corporate Board, September/October 2003. (Due to copyright restrictions, this article is only available via hard copy. Please This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to request a copy.)

"Financial Literacy," by H. Stephen Grace Jr. and John E. Haupert, The CPA Journal, June 2003.

"Financial Officers' Code of Ethics: Help or Hindrance?" by H. Stephen Grace Jr. and John E. Haupert, The CPA Journal, March 2003.

"Corporate Boards and Business Oversight," by H. Stephen Grace Jr., Guest Editorial: The CPA Journal, September 2002.

"A Prescription for Company Health," by George Cox, H. Stephen Grace Jr., John E. Haupert, Peter Howell and Ronald H. Wilcomes, The CPA Journal, July 2002.

 

"Have You Got It Right? The Times Call for an Immediate Review of Oversight and Control," by H. Stephen Grace Jr., John E. Haupert, Peter Howell and Ronald H. Wilcomes, Controllers Update (Controllers Council of the Institute of Management Accountants), May 2002. (Due to copyright restrictions, this article is only available via hard copy. Please This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to request a copy.)

"Compatibility of Non-Audit Services With the Traditional Independent Audit Role," by Steven B. Lilien, H. Stephen Grace Jr. and John E. Haupert, The Financial Management Network Online/SmartPros.com, April 2002.

"From 'Tone at the Top' To 'Checks and Balances'," by H. Stephen Grace Jr., James N. Clark, R. Hartwell Gardner, John E. Haupert and Robert S. Roath, The CPA Journal, March 2002.

"Enron and Andersen: Auditors Under the Microscope," by H. Stephen Grace Jr., Gary Illiano, Robert J. Sack and Lynn Turner, The CPA Journal, January 2002.

"Have You Got It Right? The Times Call For An Immediate Review Of Oversight and Control," by H. Stephen Grace Jr., John E. Haupert, Peter Howell and Ronald H. Wilcomes, The Financial Management Network Online, November 26, 2001.

"Note Taking - A Foil or Foible," by Richard W. Simmons, H. Stephen Grace Jr. and John E. Haupert, The Financial Management Network Online, October 17, 2001.

"Audit Committees Be On Guard! Bad Times Can Breed Bad Numbers," by James N. Clark, John E. Haupert and Robert S. Roath, The Financial Management Network Online, July 30, 2001.

"Sailing In Troubled Waters," by H. Stephen Grace Jr., John E. Haupert, Peter Howell and Ronald H. Wilcomes, The Financial Management Network Online, February 11, 2001.

"Audit Committee Oversight: A Forgotten Issue," by H. Stephen Grace Jr., and John E. Haupert, The Financial Management Network Online, December 4, 2000.

Audit Committee Resource Book - published in August 2000 by H.S. Grace & Company, Inc., to capture in one place a wide variety of official rules and regulations, guidance on emerging practices and approaches, and commentary on shared experiences in audit committee service and financial reporting issues. Updates: March 2001; January 2002.

"It Pays to Keep Your House in Order: Plaintiff's Case Undone By Poor Internal Controls," by H. Stephen Grace Jr., and John E. Haupert, The Financial Management Network Online, June 26, 2000.

"Audit Committee Alert," by Dennis R. Beresford, H. Stephen Grace Jr., John E. Haupert, Robert S. Roath and The Honorable William M. Schultz, The Financial Management Network Online, January 13, 2000.

"Who's Watching The Store?" by H. Stephen Grace Jr., John E. Haupert and Robert S. Roath, Pensions & Investments, November 29, 1999. (Due to copyright restrictions, this article is only available via hard copy. Please This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to request a copy.)

"Senior Executives and Lawyers Jointly Ponder Audit Committee Liabilities," by H. Stephen Grace Jr., The Honorable William M. Schultz and Richard W. Simmons, The Financial Management Network Online, November 23, 1999.

"Keys To Effective Corporate Governance," by H. Stephen Grace Jr., John E. Haupert and Robert S. Roath, The Financial Management Network Online, October 27, 1999.

"Do Audit Committees Face New Legal Challenges in the Future?" by H. Stephen Grace Jr., John E. Haupert and Robert S. Roath, The Financial Management Network Online, August 10, 1999.

"Who's Minding The Store?" by H. Stephen Grace Jr., John E. Haupert and Robert S. Roath, The Financial Management Network Online, June 28, 1999.

"Who's Minding The Store?" by H. Stephen Grace Jr., John E. Haupert and Robert S. Roath, Financial Executive, March/April 1999. (Due to copyright restrictions, this article is only available via hard copy. Please This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to request a copy.)

"The CFO and Public Policy," by H. Stephen Grace Jr., The Corporate Report, Second Quarter 1997. (Due to copyright restrictions, this article is only available via hard copy. Please This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to request a copy.)

"A Higher Reward: Volunteerism Attracts a New Breed of Financial Angel," by McCafferty, Joseph, CFO, August 1997. Cover: "H. Stephen Grace, Jr., A Principal in the Consulting Alliance of Zolfo Cooper LLC and H.S. Grace & Company, Inc." (Due to copyright restrictions, this article is only available via hard copy. Please This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to request a copy.)

 

"United We Stand: By Forming an Advisory Board, Limited Partners can Enhance their Decision Making and Monetary Position," by Stephen F. Cooper and H. Stephen Grace Jr., Venture Capital Journal, January 1997. (Due to copyright restrictions, this article is only available via hard copy. Please This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to request a copy.)

"Changing Partnership Rules: Effective Private Investing Requires A New Approach," by Stephen F. Cooper and H. Stephen Grace Jr., Pensions & Investments, September 2, 1996. (Due to copyright restrictions, this article is only available via hard copy. Please This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to request a copy.)

"The Case of the Missing Management Model," by H. Stephen Grace Jr. and John E. Haupert, Financial Executive, January/February 1996. (Due to copyright restrictions, this article is only available via hard copy. Please This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to request a copy.)

"How Productive Are Your People?" with panelists John E. Haupert, Philip B. Livingston, Ronald D. Matthews, Lawrence M. Rudnick, and William C. Seeger Jr., and moderator H. Stephen Grace Jr., Financial Executive, November/December 1995. (Due to copyright restrictions, this article is only available via hard copy. Please This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to request a copy.)