Legal & Regulatory

CEO Misconduct? The Case For An Independent Investigator

In the wake of McDonald’s Easterbrook fiasco, a former two-star military lawyer explains how a board should—and should not—pursue the facts.

Preparing For The Wave Of Covid-19 Lawsuits

Since it’s hard to imagine a company that won’t have a worker who contracts the coronavirus before this is over, boards should begin mapping out strategies now.

Calling All Board Members: Ignoring Social Media Could Cost Billions

What is your company's comprehensive social media policy and how will it respond to a digital crisis? If your board hasn't hashed that out yet, it's time to start.

Compensation And The Covid-19 Crisis

Revisiting pay practices to adjust to a new, post-pandemic reality.

Don’t Just Say Something

Bungling a meeting is never okay—but in a crisis, it’s practically criminal.

Facebook, Alphabet Boards Asked To Add Human Rights Expertise

The new resolutions represent a broader set of concerns about how companies are handling human rights and civil rights issues.

Corporate Board Member Institute

The leading continuing education program for public company boards.

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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.