Board Governance

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.

Activism’s New Paradigm

There has been a pronounced change on the part of shareholders—their makeup, tactics, goals and powers—a fact that every public company must pay close attention to today.

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Director Optimism Hits New Low In September

Corporate Board Member’s September reading of director sentiment shows optimism waning, as companies continue to grapple with unresolved challenges and lingering uncertainties.