A global study conducted by Forrester and Diligent reveals some unsettling board communication practices. How does your board compare?
Risk Management Oversight
Catherine Bromilow explains why certain types of red flags are not so easy to spot. How can boards ensure they’ve correctly interpreted the tea leaves?
In this episode, Grainne McNamara returns to continue the discussion on blockchain. What risks and opportunities does cryptocurrency pose for today’s companies?
PwC’s Barbara Berlin and Grainne McNamara start from the beginning: What should boards know about blockchain? How are companies using the technology to drive value?
Christian Hoffman explains what a cyber risk insurance policy typically covers. What questions should boards be asking management about their company’s need for cyber insurance?
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.
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.
In this episode, Kathy Misunas explains why her board(s) decided to form a Cyber Risk Committee. What was the catalyst? How did the committee evolve over time?
Betsy Atkins outlines the elements of a cyber breach response plan. From stakeholder messaging to external relationships to a ransomware policy, Atkins offers several action items for today’s boards.
As companies like Facebook and Google come under fire for data misuse, we discuss implications for today’s board members and corporate secretaries.
In light of recent cyber events, SEC Commissioner Robert Jackson Jr. and Host TK Kerstetter discuss implications for disclosure, board composition, and committee oversight.
Howard Brownstein describes one board’s journey to form a Strategic Planning and Risk Assessment Committee—and how that committee works with management and the full board.
In this episode, Sheila Hooda discusses how today’s business and technology landscapes are evolving and what boards should be doing to keep pace.
How can today’s board members ensure they have a finger on the pulse of corporate culture? Jan Babiak outlines several steps boards can take to begin structuring oversight effectively.
Culture is dynamic and shaped by myriad factors, which makes it difficult for boards to monitor and manage. We outline four steps to guide the board’s oversight of culture risks.
In today’s digital world, corporate crises have become inevitable. Board veteran Betsy Atkins discusses specific scenarios and draws conclusions about what boards can learn.
How can the board and senior management prepare to handle high-level sexual harassment cases? This webcast via The Conference Board will review implications and guidelines for oversight.
Even the most-promising M&A transactions can fall victim to poor merger execution. How can your board prevent these all-too-common mistakes when overseeing a merger or acquisition?
Today’s digital world presents endless risks for boards to oversee and less time to respond. We discuss four best practices for mitigating reputation risk.
From Equilar’s Spring 2017 edition of C-Suite Magazine, we offer a high-level recap of major topics, familiar faces, and quotable tidbits.
In this episode, Dr. Richard Leblanc shifts boards’ attention to “tone at the bottom.” What kind of customer interactions or cultural practices could put the company at risk?
Paula Loop, Leader, PwC’s Governance Insights Center, joins host TK Kerstetter to discuss… The Board’s Role Before, During & After an Acquisition.
Catherine Bromilow, Partner with PwC’s Governance Insights Center, joins host TK Kerstetter of “Inside America’s Boardrooms” to discuss… How Your Board Can Influence Risk Related to Company Culture.
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?
We take a look at PwC’s latest CEO Survey to determine which trends might be influencing board strategy and composition in the near future.
A new live video series, The Millennial Report, offers a window into the millennial generation and explores why a millennial perspective may soon be essential to the board’s risk management process.
In this blog, we give provide boards with more context for ESG and sustainability metrics in an era of shareholder engagement.
Barbara Berlin, a director with PwC’s Governance Insights Center, joins host TK Kerstetter to discuss… Questions Boards Should Be Asking About Third-Party Risk.
Evan Harvey, Director of Corporate Responsibility at Nasdaq, joins host TK Kerstetter to discuss… Three Steps Boards Should Take to Monitor Sustainability.
How has Sarbanes-Oxley affected the composition of today’s boards and audit committees? Should audit committees have more than one financial expert?
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.
We explore trends in shareholder voting using Proxy Monitor, a database tracking shareholder proposals from 2006 up to the 2016 season.
Michael Montelongo, Board Member with Herbalife, Ltd., joins host TK Kerstetter to discuss… How Boards Can Effectively Oversee Enterprise Risk Management.
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.
How should the audit committee approach committee chair succession planning? In this blog, we discusses best practices and timing.
Cindy Fornelli, Executive Director of the Center for Audit Quality, joins host TK Kerstetter of “Inside America’s Boardrooms” to discuss… Should Audit Committees Have More Than One Financial Expert?
Doug Maine, the Audit Committee Chair of BroadSoft and Orbital ATK, Inc., and Cindy Fornelli, Executive Director of the Center for Audit Quality, join host TK Kerstetter of “Inside America’s Boardrooms” to discuss… Audit Committee Chair Succession: The Expert’s Guide To Getting It Right.
Your question answered in 60 seconds: “Why Do Internal Investigations Start with the Audit Committee?”
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?
We discuss the highlights of PwC’s Annual Corporate Directors Survey. What trends are we seeing in board governance?
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?
A roundtable discussion with three industry leaders shows us why boards and CEOs are never too old to learn.
Cindy Fornelli, Executive Director, Center for Audit Quality, joins TK Kerstetter, host of “Inside America’s Boardrooms,” to discuss… Six Challenges Boards Should Expect in 2016.
Michael Mason (SVP & Chief Security Officer, Verizon), Jeff Mazanec (Chief Security Officer, General Dynamics), and David Mahon (VP & Chief Security Officer, CenturyLink) join TK Kerstetter, host of “Inside America’s Boardrooms,” to discuss… Cyber Guidance for Corporate Board Members.
Robert Anderson, Jr., The FBI’s Executive Assistant Director of the Criminal, Cyber, Response & Services Branch, joins TK Kerstetter, host of “Inside America’s Boardrooms,” to discuss… Cyber Threats Challenging Corporate Boards.