Category Archives: Board

Board Challenge: Preparing for Crisis

By Weil, Gotshal and Manges, LLP An integrity lapse by a key executive, an environmental disaster, a compromise of confidential information, a product taint: companies expend significant resources on risk management and internal procedures to avoid such failures. But as … Continue reading

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A Board-Building View

By Marsh & McLennan Companies Corporate boards are dynamic social systems. While each board is unique, there are similar challenges that boards face as a natural consequence of being teams, composed of individuals charged with doing important work in a very specific … Continue reading

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KPMG’s Ten To-Do’s for Audit Committees

By KPMG’s Audit Committee Institute [This piece was written by KPMG, published by NACD, and is reposted here.] Recognizing the sizeable challenges that audit committees and boards face, KPMG’s Audit Committee Institute (ACI) has issued its annual message to directors. “Ten … Continue reading

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Role of the Corporate Governance Committee

The Business Roundtable long has been a leader in Corporate Governance thought leadership.  They have written Principles of Corporate Governance going back to 2002.  This is the sixth in a series of articles that summarizes their principles. Every publicly owned corporation should … Continue reading

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Role Of The Audit Committee

The Business Roundtable long has been a leader in Corporate Governance thought leadership.  They have written Principles of Corporate Governance going back to 2002.  This is the fifth in a series of articles that summarizes their principles. Every publicly owned corporation should … Continue reading

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Board Organization

The Business Roundtable long has been a leader in Corporate Governance thought leadership.  They have written Principles of Corporate Governance going back to 2002.  This is the fourth in a series of articles that summarizes their principles. Virtually all boards of directors … Continue reading

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Harvard Law School Supports Declassified Board Challenges

The following statement was released today by the Harvard Law School Shareholder Rights Project: “Below are links to joint press releases issued today by the Harvard Law School Shareholder Rights Project(SRP) and each of five institutional investors – the Illinois State Board … Continue reading

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Board Leadership

The Business Roundtable long has been a leader in Corporate Governance thought leadership.  They have written Principles of Corporate Governance going back to 2002.  This is the fourth in a series of articles that summarizes their principles. Boards of American corporations have … Continue reading

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Board Composition

The Business Roundtable long has been a leader in Corporate Governance thought leadership.  They have written Principles of Corporate Governance going back to 2002.  This is the third in a series of articles that summarizes their principles. Boards of directors of large … Continue reading

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WomenCorporateDirectors Takes Action during Women’s History Month to Move Women into Board Seats Globally

http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/womencorporatedirectors-takes-action-during-womens-history-month-to-move-women-into-board-seats-globally-140867243.html The Americas – Directors from throughout the Americas will convene in Palm Beach, FL on March 9 at WCD’s first-everAmericas Institute, with this year’s program focusing on Latin America and its growing priority for corporate boards. KPMG is lead sponsor of the event. Lars Thunell, CEO of … Continue reading

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