Board Governance

State Street Global Advisors CEO Cyrus Taraporevala On The Value Of Culture

Examining a company’s principles and standards isn’t a conversation about values, says State Street Global Advisors CEO Cyrus Taraporevala. It’s about value. Here’s why.

How Cyber Breaches Will Shape Your Next M&A Deal

With cyber attacks increasingly an issue in M&A deals, boards who are buyers and sellers can take steps to properly inform and inoculate themselves.

C-Suite Preparation for Board Meetings: Do You Know Your ROI?

Lead directors, board chairs, and CEOs collectively bear the responsibility for ensuring the resources dedicated by the organization in preparing for board meetings are justified by the ensuing dialogue and decisions.

How Board Members And Management Can Collaboratively Improve Company Culture

Proactively addressing issues of company culture before they escalate into a crisis is a multifaceted challenge. Boards must first gain the proper insights to assess culture within their organization, and then guide the actions of management on these issues.

Good Governance Has A Way Of Growing On You

Good governance is not about optics. It’s about protocols and practices that are so embedded in a board’s culture that they can be communicated with the same ease as a company’s vision, strategy and metrics.

Board Oversight Across Borders: From FCPA to Geopolitical Affairs

How can the board effectively oversee risk across foreign jurisdictions? How should a global company approach board composition and succession planning?

How To Onboard A New Director

Boards must be prepared to onboard new directors and facilitate a process that allows them to hit the ground running.

Board Composition Trends

With investors increasingly scrutinizing the composition, diversity and quality of boardrooms, directors serving on their board's nominating/governance committee are now in the spotlight.

Committee Briefings: Top Considerations for 2019

Investor expectations, new disclosure requirements, ESG, current and future trends–your committee agendas are filling up.