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How to Think about China: A Guide for Boards

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For boards, China operations are about strategy, but also core values.

Most every multinational company has a connection to China, whether in the form of supply chains, investment or economic and geopolitical risk. 

Economic Volatility and Global Conflict Impact the Board Agenda

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Disclosure rules and risk concerns are also on directors’ minds.

Companies Are Appointing More First-Time Directors

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Nearly half of Fortune 500 board seats went to first-time directors in 2021.

Human Capital Is Rising on the Board Agenda

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Human resources expertise on the board aids talent retention and recruitment strategies.

Many Risk Factors Affect Audit Committee Preparation

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Inflation, cybersecurity and SEC proposals are on the audit committee agenda.

Cybersecurity Reporting: What Boards Should Expect from Management

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Chief security officers must communicate cyber incidents in a straightforward, understandable fashion.

In a business landscape that is increasingly complicated by cybersecurity threats, boards should expect effective communication on the cybersecurity risk management program from company management. That communication should come from the individual most qualified to convey the information: the company’s chief security officer. 

Proposed Cyber Expertise Disclosure Rules Will Challenge Boards

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The SEC’s proposal could affect public company approaches to strategy, talent and more.

Directors Must Grow Their Knowledge of Blockchain

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Current board understanding of the technology is woefully low.

Proposed SEC Amendment on Shareholder Proposal Rules

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There are benefits for shareholders, but possible complications for boards.

Shield Yourself from Reputational or ESG-Related Claims

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In a litigious environment, directors must go beyond D&O insurance for protection.

Boards of large cap companies beware: If your company’s stock price underperforms the market, there’s a good likelihood you’re going to get sued. The bigger you are, the greater the likelihood. And it’s more likely than ever that the lawsuit will claim reputational damage resulting from the board’s failure to oversee this mission critical asset.