Board Governance

Watch Out: The Privacy Police Are Coming

Hastily enacted regulation that limits innovation and technological advancements and imposes a broader set of requirements on companies and board members is not the solution to the potential ethical issues surrounding A.I.

Talking Your Way Out of Litigation: A Practical Guide for Corporate Communications

Investor lawsuits challenging management’s public statements continue to reach record highs. Here are some useful tips for boards to keep in mind for communicating with investors and colleagues, retaining necessary backup, and managing incoming shareholder requests.

Early Facebook Investor Roger McNamee: FTC Settlement Not Enough

Silicon Valley investor Roger McNamee, one of the earliest investors in Facebook, weighs in on the FTC's $5 billion fine for Facebook and the multiple investigations into potential anti-trust violations by the largest companies in technology.

Directors Should Expect Questions About “Overboarding”

Corporate board members may want to reexamine whether sitting on two or more boards is in their long-term best interest. If they don't, investors may be doing it for them.

Board Assessments Are Fundamental To Governance Excellence

Governance is strategic. Strategic boards are responding and raising the standard of governance excellence. A robust well-designed assessment process provides an opportunity for corporate boards to gain deeper insights about their functioning and help...

The One Letter Missing From D&I Initiatives

D&I can be a powerful force for social and marketplace change, but one CEO says it is missing something. How about Diversity, Equality & Inclusion: DE&I.

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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.

Guide To Board Assessments

Engaging a useful, annual self-assessment is fundamental to governance excellence. Stakeholders expect it, and disclosure of it evidences a board’s effectiveness and commitment to its role.

Committee Briefings: Top Considerations for 2019

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