Legal & Regulatory

Improving Compliance Through Advanced Technology

A new study conducted by Corporate Board Member and FTI Consulting shows today’s rapidly shifting environment is challenging boards’ established oversight function of compliance programs.

Carving Out Some IPO Protections

Thanks to a 2018 decision by the U.S. Supreme Court, the risk of IPO-related securities litigation has never been higher. With Congress not likely to act, boards need to take matters into their own hands.

Tesla Comp Case Highlights Increased Board Scrutiny

Recent Delaware court decisions indicate that board votes on CEO compensation are being held to a different standard than other governance calls.

Twitter, Facebook Show Impact Ethics Has on Data Governance Policy

Corporate boards may need to add more ethical considerations to their data governance policies. Recent public announcements regarding the promotion of false and misleading information by Twitter and Facebook demonstrate the type of policy...

I.S.S. Sues S.E.C. Over New Proxy Advisory Rules

Proxy advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services filed a lawsuit against the Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday over new rules the regulator issued earlier this year requiring more disclosure over how the firm and...

Boeing’s Woes Highlight Why Directors Must Ask Tougher Questions

The board of the Boeing Company will likely need a strategic crisis management plan to restore its reputation in the wake of the 737 Max catastrophe. While the board has announced several internal changes...

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 2020

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