Legal & Regulatory

Onboarding a new director

California Opens The Boardroom Doors To Women

Find out what California's new regulations on female directors at public companies means for boards moving forward.

Will California’s Proposed Legislation Solve The Board Diversity Puzzle?

With California legislators moving closer to approving a bill that would require public company boards to have at least on female director, the question now are is whether such a law is necessary.
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.

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.