Legal & Regulatory

corporate law

An In-Depth Look At America’s Best Corporate Law Firms

Every year, Corporate Board Member surveys directors, general counsel and corporate secretaries of publicly traded U.S. corporations to establish a list of the 25 law firms they believe are best equipped to serve your company in a variety of corporate legal matters. Here's an in-depth look at the top 25.
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.

Familiarize Yourself with SEC Guidance On Data Breach Disclosures

Boardroom directors and officers should become familiar with their obligations under updated SEC guidance on data breach disclosures.

Corporate Board Member Announces 18th Annual Corporate Law Firms Rankings

Corporate Board Member today announced the rankings of its 18th annual America’s Best Corporate Law Firms.

What Boards Should Know About Upcoming CFIUS Legislation

If your company is thinking about selling any assets to a foreign buyer or forming some type of foreign partnership (e.g., joint venture), things are about to change on the U.S. regulatory landscape that...

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.