Trust Is A Forward-Looking Measure

Around the world, trust in large institutions and their leaders is at a distinct ebb and trust in the business world has continued to deteriorate.
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What Advice Do You Give New Board Members?

When joining a corporate board, some of the best and most important insights a new director receives come from their fellow board members.

Is Data Breach Liability Inching Toward The Board Room?

In 2017, high-profile data breaches continued to create major legal issues for some of the country’s largest corporations. In part one of a two-part article, a pair of securities and shareholder litigation lawyers look at what this may mean for officers and directors in terms of liability.

The Dos & Don’ts Of Proxy Contests: Lessons From An Activist

Greg Taxin, managing member of Spotlight Advisors, LLC, discusses the mistakes that boards and management too-commonly make when confronted with a proxy contest.

Preparing Future Leaders For The C-Suite

Companies benefit long-term when they prioritize the professional development of their employee leaders, because it cultivates an organizational strength and sustainability that spans generations of leadership.

The Biggest Liar: Samsonite’s Dr. Tainwala

Samsonite’s board fired CEO Ramesh Tainwala for ​a self-inflicted injury—​trying to get away with lying in a big data world.
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Are Boards Spending Enough Time On Strategy?

Corporate Board Member spoke with directors at the annual Boardroom Summit event in New York City this past April about why strategy is so important, and why directors should be spending more time on it. 

What Boards Should Know About Upcoming CFIUS Legislation

If your company is thinking about selling any assets to a foreign buyer or forming some type of foreign...

To Manage Cyber Risk, Boards Need More Insight

Cyber risk, which has always represented a significant area of enterprise risk, is finally being acknowledged as intersecting with other areas of the board’s oversight.

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Long-Term Incentives: Compensation Committee Challenges

Bob Romanchek, partner with Meridian Compensation Partners, joins TK Kerstetter to review the landscape that today’s compensation committee members are now navigating.

Demystifying The Index Funds

Index funds are awakening to their influence and the responsibilities associated with their place at the top of the shareholder register.

Disney CEO & Chairman Iger Shows Moral Leadership With Roseanne Fiasco

Disney CEO & chairman Bob Iger didn’t hesitate a moment in showing moral leadership this week by cancelling “Roseanne.”

In A Crisis, Values Matter

A crisis can reveal inner truths about a company. Companies whose policies reflect a core set of values encompassing integrity, honesty, transparency and respect will be apparent in a crisis.

Board Under Siege: What Wells Fargo Did Right (And Wrong)

Wells Fargo's posh Florida location for its 2017 annual shareholder meeting seemed oddly inappropriate given recent events. There are many lessons boards can learn.

Shareholder Engagement: A Balancing Act

Board members share whether their oversight responsibilities should mandate regular communication with shareholders.