Research

The Increasingly Powerful Role of the Corporate GC

In spring 2016, NYSE Governance Services and BarkerGilmore published a joint research report examining the evolving role of the general counsel in public companies across the United States. One of its key findings was that increasingly, GCs’ primary role...

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.

Directors Speak About Issues and Challenges: 2016 Survey

In the fall of 2015, NYSE Governance Services joined forces with Spencer Stuart to poll nearly 400 US public directors for the 13th edition of our flagship survey. This report shares the key findings...

GCs Shift From Advising on Legal to Advising on Strategy

As the scope of both enterprise risk oversight and corporate governance continues to expand and evolve, so does the role of the corporate general counsel. There is little argument that today’s GC has a much wider...

What Makes a Board Great: Maintaining Boardroom Performance

A joint RHR International and NYSE Governance Services study conducted in 2014 addressed a two-part question: what makes a great board and how does a great board add differential value to the organization it governs?...

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Inside the Boardroom with TK Kerstetter

As both an insider and an outsider, there are few corners of the boardroom that this no-nonsense guru hasn’t touched in his considerable career. When you ask for the straight scoop, TK delivers.

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.