This excerpt taken from the RVBD DEF 14A filed Oct 3, 2007.
INVESTIGATIONS, STUDIES AND OUTSIDE ADVISORS:
The Committee may conduct or authorize investigations into or studies of matters within the Committees scope of responsibility with full access to all books, records, facilities and personnel of the Company.
The Committee shall have the authority to engage independent legal, accounting and other advisors, as it determines necessary to carry out its duties. The Committee shall have sole authority to approve related fees and retention terms.