Legal & Regulatory

Your Company’s History Can Make It More Valuable—Or More Vulnerable

Knowing the past, and how it will play today, is the best way to get ahead of reputational damage. Here's how boards can evaluate "historical risk."

California Bill May Force Boards To Debate Diversity

The new legislation is certain to face strong opposition in the courts—but too much vocal opposition by individual directors could do reputational harm.

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.

Corporate Board Member Institute

The leading continuing education program for public company boards.

Poll: U.S. Corporate Directors’ Optimism Jumps In March

U.S. public company board members are increasingly confident about the future for business, betting on low interest rates and the unleashing of consumer demand following a successful vaccine rollout.

Director Fundamentals

A comprehensive guide & training course on the role of the public company director.