Board Governance

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.

Spencer Stuart Report: Boards Are Evolving, Becoming More Diverse

Corporate boards are evolving in both their composition and diversity according to a new study from Spencer Stuart, and retirement age is on the uptick.

Inside the Boardroom: Fostering Diversity, Mitigating Cyber Risks And More

In this edition of 'Inside the Boardroom', Betsy Atkins answers readers' questions about inclusiveness and diversity, data breaches and cyber threats, and institutional investors. 

What To Do When The Board Needs To Terminate A Business Leader

What happens when a closely-held corporation faces the need to terminate its president who is also a significant shareholder, because he or she acted improperly?

A Practical Look At Director Liability Exposure

Recent high-profile controversies with governance implications raise the interest level on director liability risks. However, issues of liability exposure should be considered in the context of a broader scope of potential risks.

Corporate Governance: Lessons Learned From Uber’s Board

Uber’s recent corporate governance reforms should serve as “a cautionary tale” about giving super-voting shares to certain board members.

Board Leadership Program

The leading continuing education program for public company boards.

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 2020

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