Adina Storch explains why failure to oversee compliance effectively can be a costly mistake. She outlines three aspects of compliance that today’s board members should be thinking about.
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What should boards know about their duties and liability related to cyber risk—particularly in the wake of a data breach? We review board oversight responsibilities and emphasize the areas where boards should be devoting the most time.
While establishing core values may seem like a simple task, instilling them throughout all levels of the organization can be very challenging. Larry Thompson discusses the board’s role in setting the “tone at the top”.
In this episode, Larry Thompson explains what boards must keep in mind as they structure oversight around corporate culture.
Patricia Harned shares the latest survey trends about culture and ethics at today’s companies. What’s the “good news, the bad news, and the worst news”?
With data breaches and other reputational crises on the rise, board minutes are reaffirming their important role in the boardroom. What critical mistake are boards making?
Legal expert William Chandler discusses the various liabilities in today’s boardrooms. How can directors mitigate risks related to board minutes or cyber breaches?
In this episode, Megan Baier outlines expert guideline for board minutes: What should boards be thorough and when does it pay to be brief?
Major index providers are cracking down on companies with multi-class stock. Our legal experts at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati discuss the implications.
The Society for Corporate Governance is hosting its 2017 National Conference from June 28 to July 1 in San Francisco. See what speakers and topics are on the agenda.
Cindy Fornelli, Executive Director for the Center for Audit Quality, joins host TK Kerstetter to discuss… Is Your Company Prepared for the New Revenue Recognition Standard?
For the latest edition of Equilar’s C-Suite Magazine, our own TK Kerstetter takes an aerial look at the top board governance issues for this year. What will be on the 2017 board agenda?
Bob Bostrom (SVP, GC & Corporate Secretary, Abercrombie & Fitch) joins host TK Kerstetter to discuss… How General Counsels and Corporate Secretaries Can Recognize Red Flags.
A new tool from the Center for Audit Quality helps boards and audit committees prepare for the new revenue recognition standard.
Equilar’s Compensation Committee Forum covered topics from regulatory updates to peer group selection and Say on Pay.
We sat down with our legal expert, Bill Chandler (Partner at Wilson Sonsini), to understand how boards may be putting themselves at risk.
In their 2015 guidelines, the Department of Justice established a new level of accountability for corporate directors. How has the personal liability of board members been affected?
Damian Brew, Damian Brew, Managing Director/FINPRO at Marsh USA, Inc., joins host TK Kerstetter to discuss… How the DOJ Yates Memo Impacts Board Member Liability.
What can corporate board members do to ensure a mutually beneficial relationship with the general counsel? This blog is Part 2 of 2.
How has the role of the general counsel evolved and what impact has it had on corporate boards? This blog is Part 1 of 2.
The CAQ’s new tool is designed to incite dialogue and refresh the audit committee’s understanding of how management is following SEC regulations.
Doug Chia, Executive Director of The Conference Board Governance Center, joins host TK Kerstetter to discuss… Are Board Disclosures A Good Solution For Investors?
William Chandler, Former Chancellor of the Delaware Court of Chancery and Partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, joins host TK Kerstetter to revisit… Board Legal Issues: Activist Investors, Compensation & Cyber Risk.
Ben Heineman, Jr., former SVP & General Counsel, General Electric, joins host TK Kerstetter of “Inside America’s Boardrooms” to discuss… Resolving Tensions Between the General Counsel, CEO & Board.
Joan Conley, SVP & Corporate Secretary, Nasdaq, and Ed Ditmire, VP & Investor Relations, Nasdaq, join TK Kerstetter, host of “Inside America’s Boardrooms” to discuss… Keys To Maximizing Your Shareholder Relations Team.
Don Keller, Partner with PwC’s Center for Board Governance, joins TK Kerstetter, host of “Inside America’s Boardrooms,” to discuss… What Is The Audit Committee’s Role In Deterring Fraud?
Katherine Henderson, Partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, joins TK Kerstetter, host of “Inside America’s Boardrooms” to answer the question: Are Today’s Corporate Directors More Personally Liable?
TK Kerstetter takes a trip down memory lane with three Delaware judges, who have shaped corporate law and governance.
Darla Stuckey, President and CEO, Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals, joins TK Kerstetter, host of “Inside America’s Boardrooms,” to discuss… What Worries Corporate Secretaries About Board Performance.
William Chandler (Former Chancellor of the Delaware Court of Chancery and Partner with Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati) joins TK Kerstetter, host of “Inside America’s Boardrooms,” to discuss… Understanding Legal & Governance Issues Critical to the Board (Part 2).
William Chandler (Former Chancellor of the Delaware Court of Chancery and Partner with Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati) joins TK Kerstetter, host of “Inside America’s Boardrooms,” to discuss… Understanding Legal & Governance Issues Critical to the Board (Part 1).