Compliance & Ethics

Pat Harned, CEO of Ethics and Compliance Initiative

Ethics and Compliance Initiative CEO On The Dispiriting Trend of Retaliation

Pat Harned, CEO of the Ethics and Compliance Initiative (ECI), talks to us about the organization’s business ethics survey, trends in ethics—both good and bad, and more.

Cybersecurity, Reputational Damage and Shareholder Litigation Top List Of Director Concerns

Public company directors have always carried a long list of concerns on their agenda and according to our recent survey, cyber, reputation and shareholder-related risks continue to keep them up at night.

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.

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.