Compliance & Ethics

Why Boards Need To Rethink Diversification

Poorly managed diversification has been one of the primary contributors to shareholder value destruction. However, properly managed diversification offers profitable growth beyond the core that can significantly improve shareholder value.

A Skeptical Look At Redefining The Purpose Of A Corporation

Forgive Simon Sinek if he’s supportive of the sentiment but skeptical of the sincerity of the Business Roundtable in its recent self-redefinition of the purpose of a corporation.

The Risks and Benefits of Internal Investigations

Because corporate or executive wrongdoing may result in criminal prosecution, large civil fines, substantial damages, and negative publicity, a carefully-planned and well-executed investigation is critical.

Compensation: Quiet Before The Storm?

CBM recently spoke with Charles Grace, lead consultant with Meridian Compensation Partners, about where compensation committees should be focusing in the current environment.

A Second Wave of #MeToo Lawsuits Could Be Coming Soon

Corporate boards may need to prepare to defend against #MeToo lawsuits that expand beyond harassment claims as early as next year, according to the WomenCorporateDirectors Foundation (WCD). Here's what directors need to know.

Dismissing The So-Called New Principles of Corporate Governance

The reputation of business trust is below that of Congress, so the Business Roundtable decided what’s needed is a charm offensive. More than likely, it will backfire.

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 2019

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