Legal & Regulatory

What Keeps Directors Up At Night?

The 17th annual Corporate Board Member "What Directors Think" survey points to growing concern over the direction of the business cycle and the regulatory environment.

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...

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Director Optimism Hits New Low In September

Corporate Board Member’s September reading of director sentiment shows optimism waning, as companies continue to grapple with unresolved challenges and lingering uncertainties.