Compliance & Ethics

Why Papa John’s Board Chose The ‘Poison Pill’

The Papa John’s International Inc. board of directors took a drastic step when it moved forward with a “poison pill” stockholder rights plan.
human capital

Get Ahead of the Next Big Investor Push: Human Capital Reporting

The only 10-K disclosure related to human capital is number of employees. There is a proposal from the agency from the Human Capital Coalition looking for more required reporting on issues like pay disparity and culture.

Global Uncertainty Remains the Norm in Financial Services Regulation

In a recent survey, 95 percent of finance firms based in the UK and U.S. say financial regulations will increase costs, and almost a quarter said they will spend more than 5 percent of their annual revenue on compliance by 2023.

GDPR: What Boards Need To Know Now

With GDPR fast approaching, Diligent CEO Brian Stafford and CFO Michael Stanton talk about what boards should know about the regulations.

White Flag At Wells Fargo

For the last 18 months, Wells Fargo has faced every sling and arrow that can be fired at a U.S. company.

The Importance Of Leadership In Startup Culture

While Silicon Valley has grown to have global influence, in many ways the cultural leadership from the venture community has dramatically shrunk in the last decade.

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.

Board Composition Trends

With investors increasingly scrutinizing the composition, diversity and quality of boardrooms, directors serving on their board's nominating/governance committee are now in the spotlight.

Committee Briefings: Top Considerations for 2019

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