Director Roles & Responsibilities

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?

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.

The Independent Director’s Toolkit

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

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.

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.