Legal & Regulatory

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...

Protection Tailor-Made For Your Trade Secrets

Companies that don’t have a comprehensive understanding of the evolving definition of "trade secret" are opening themselves up to possible liabilities.

A More Effective Way For Corporate Boards To Respond In A #MeToo World

At its core, any good compliance program educates employees about the value of doing the right thing and encourages thoughtful, proactive behavior.

To Manage Cyber Risk, Boards Need More Insight

Cyber risk, which has always represented a significant area of enterprise risk, is finally being acknowledged as intersecting with other areas of the board’s oversight.

Board Under Siege: What Wells Fargo Did Right (And Wrong)

The real test for good governance occurs in the wake of a crisis.

Shareholder Engagement: A Balancing Act

Board members share whether their oversight responsibilities should mandate regular communication with shareholders.