Legal & Regulatory

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...

Implications of AI on Board Oversight

The number of public companies disclosing artificial intelligence (“AI”) as a material risk factor in their SEC filings has grown exponentially from virtually none in 2016 to more than 80 this year alone. Multinational conglomerate Alphabet, for...

Lawsuits Highlight Potential Board Risk

Corporate directors may need to re-evaluate their risk of being held personally responsible for the long-term negative effects of products on consumers and communities. Recent lawsuits seeking damages related to harm victims suffered from products...

SEC Pushes Back On Power of Proxy Advisors

In a move seen to be the first in a series of steps to curtail the power of proxy advisory firms, the SEC reiterated its stance that providing advice on voting is “solicitation” under federal law and will be governed by stringent anti-fraud rules.

Political Spending Disclosures Will Set 2020 Board Agendas

Political spending disclosure is on the minds of many shareholders one year ahead of the 2020 elections and corporate boards should take notice.
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California Opens The Boardroom Doors To Women

Find out what California's new regulations on female directors at public companies means for boards moving forward.

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Director Confidence In Economy Slides In September As Covid, Washington Fuel...

New data collected by Corporate Board Member and Diligent Institute shows optimism among public-company director at its lowest level in a year.