Compliance & Ethics

What Boards Need To Know About D&O Diversity Claims

The pressure on boards to diversify will only rise. Following are the two most common legal risks to directors, and how to take proactive steps to mitigate.

Ethics In An Era Of Pervasive AI

What boards need to know to galvanize AI ethics programs.

Boards Face Push For International ESG Reporting Standards

Boards should see this as an opportunity to reassess key environmental, social and governance challenges they face in the next five years and then consider how to use new metrics to communicate ESG strategy.

How To Achieve Directors’ Full Potential

Four pilot projects can help build confidence, trust and rapport by gradually involving the board more deeply in key decisions and sharing more information.

S.E.C. Changes Disclosure Rules for Legal Proceedings, Risk Factors, Human Capital

No matter who occupies the White House this time next year, the impact of the Trump-era S.E.C. on boards will continue to be felt for a long time to come. Even as Corporate America continues...

CEO Misconduct? The Case For An Independent Investigator

In the wake of McDonald’s Easterbrook fiasco, a former two-star military lawyer explains how a board should—and should not—pursue the facts.

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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.