Board Effectiveness

A Roadmap To Avoiding Board & Director Liability Risks

In this episode, legal expert William Chandler (Former Chancellor, Delaware Court of Chancery and Partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati) returns to discuss various aspects of board and director liability.

Building An Effective Board-CFO Relationship

Tony Crudele, former CFO of Tractor Supply Company and current Lead Director of Hibbett Sports, Inc., shares his views on what CFOs should expect from boards and what boards should expect from CFOs.

Preventing Sexual Harassment In The Workplace

At a time when disclosures of sexual misconduct arrive every day with the morning news, companies are being forced to recognize their own legal duty to protect workers from sexual harassment.

Managing Tough Issues In The Boardroom

Tough issues, once outlier events, have become commonplace. As companies come under an increasingly hot spotlight from multiple stakeholders, directors find themselves having to answer more quickly and proactively.

Three Issues That Will Keep Corporate Directors On Their Toes In 2018

Based on dozens of discussions this past year with boardroom stakeholders, including proxy advisors, directors, and active and passive investors, corporate directors can expect unprecedented challenges in the year ahead.

Guidance For Documenting Board & Committee Minutes

Well-documented board minutes are critical. Yet, much confusion still exists about the appropriate level of detail.

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.

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

The real test for good governance occurs in the wake of a crisis.

Shareholder Engagement: A Balancing Act

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