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November 30, 2022

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Investors prefer performance-based incentives and are skeptical of time-based a

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Boards must be prepared to take a more comprehensive and strategic approach to

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Both “Big R” and “Little R” restatements are affected by the Dodd-Frank holdove

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Amid today’s heightened competition for directors, it’s essential to create a c

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Technology, sustainability and talent are among the topics forcing committees t

CEO Activism and the Board

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Boards must clarify whether they expect to be consulted on the company’s response to social and political issues.

Peter Gleason

Cyber War Games

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How to use tabletop exercises to generate the right questions to ask of your cyber team.

Business leaders consistently rank cybersecurity as one of their top concerns. For top companies, cyber capabilities have to be considered a competitive differentiator. They have moved past being a cost center and are no longer just a strategic business enabler. The risks of a cybersecurity breach in lost business revenue, customer dissatisfaction, lost intellectual property and brand reputation mean cybersecurity will continue to be an important board agenda item.

Board Oversight of Compliance Risk

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Recent guidance from the Department of Justice shines light on the importance of corporate compliance efforts.

What’s Driving the Record Number of Say-on-Pay Failures This Proxy Season?

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Investors prefer performance-based incentives and are skeptical of time-based awards for executives.

The Evolution of ESG: Impacts for Boards and Directors

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Boards must be prepared to take a more comprehensive and strategic approach to sustainability.

As ESG standards have gained prominence in recent years, directors are increasingly being asked to weigh in on a host of new and often complex issues. Companies are also looking more granularly at specific ESG activities and taking a more sophisticated approach to reporting and compliance.

A Look Inside the SEC’s Newly Finalized Clawback Rules

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Both “Big R” and “Little R” restatements are affected by the Dodd-Frank holdover regulation.

How Should Companies Compensate Board Members?

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Amid today’s heightened competition for directors, it’s essential to create a comprehensive plan for paying them.

Boards Are Adapting to Meet New Committee Needs

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Technology, sustainability and talent are among the topics forcing committees to change how they do business.

Kris Pederson

Digital Transformation: How Boards Can Help Forge the Path Forward

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Directors should be able to identify the signs that a company would benefit from advanced digital processes.

Digital transformation is the business world’s latest and greatest buzzword. A quick online search will return a variety of definitions, each with some small twist on the concept of implementation of technology to improve business processes. While defining this seemingly “black-box term” is certainly important, understanding the benefits of digital transformation is where one can begin to value and appreciate the excitement surrounding the process.

Five Keys for Ensuring a Fruitful CEO Succession

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Finding the new top executive can’t be all about culture fit. 

Steve Van Zuylen