When An Empty Board Slot Is Dangled Before You, Look Before You Leap

To avoid joining a board bound for disaster, start by asking yourself these questions.

What Boards Need to Know About Proxy Access as the 2018 Proxy Season Approaches

Would your board be ready to respond if a large shareholder asked the company to join the more than 450 U.S. public companies that have adopted proxy access?
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As Growth Companies Evolve, So Must The Board

As companies grow and evolve, the organization must ensure that the skill sets of its management team also keep pace throughout various growth stages and environmental shifts.

The Impact Of Digital Talent Disruption

Three questions every director should ask management about competing for people in an age of technology.

Peltz, P&G Board Must Find Common Ground After Recount

Now that Trian's Nelson Peltz has won a seat on the Proctor & Gamble, it's time for the board and Peltz to work together to move the company forward.

The Independent Director’s Toolkit

Proactive strategies for oversight of investigations and compliance crises implicating financial reporting and internal controls

Managing Incentive Plans In A Cyclical Business

Jim Wolf, managing partner at Meridian Compensation Partners, on the challenges of working with incentive plans in a cyclical market.

How Boards Must Think Differently In Today’s Digital Landscape

If you could design a digital training program for today’s board members, what would it look like? Alex Schmelkin responds.

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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Why Aren’t Affiliate Boards Held To The Same Standard?

The corporate board self-assessment has become a standard in most countries. So why hasn’t this gained more traction with the board of independent affiliates?

Trends In Board Recruitment And Mandatory Age Requirements

In this episode of "Inside America's Boardrooms", Julie Hembrock Daum, Leader of Spencer Stuart’s North American Board Practice, reviews trends in board recruitment, age limits, and how they tie these trends together.

Disruption Is A Clarion Call To Boards For Governance Renewal

The skills, processes and structures that got today’s boards where they are now will not be the same in the future. This is a call for boardroom reform.

A Practical Look At Director Liability Exposure

Recent high-profile controversies with governance implications raise the interest level on director liability risks. However, issues of liability exposure should be considered in the context of a broader scope of potential risks.

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.