Compliance & Ethics

Covid-19 Reminder: Protect Yourself Against Personal Liability

As the unprecedented outbreak of Covid-19 continues to take its toll, the virus may also pose a special strain of threat capable of breaching directors’ duty of loyalty.

Board Confidence in Compliance Programs Is Dwindling

Increasing complexity of the rules and regulations, emerging risk and a lack of formal metrics for measuring the effectiveness of compliance programs are all contributing to rising director anxiety.

The Return To Work: What Boards Should Be Thinking About

In order to perform their essential oversight duties, directors need to understand the problems their executives are focused on solving as they chart a course from crisis to recovery.

8 Steps For Audit Committees To Navigate The Pandemic

Directors on audit are facing unprecedented challenges, thanks to COVID-19. Here's what they can do to keep the ship righted.

Building The Best Audit Committee

The growing time commitment, workload and level of responsibility and risk are making sourcing candidates harder than ever. Directors share their strategies for recruiting the best.

COVID-19 Disclosures Will Test The Ethical Values Of Every Board

It will be tempting to hide, delay, distort or leave out information during this crisis to avoid negative scrutiny of regulators and shareholders. Resist the urge and practice transparency.

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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 2020

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