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What Directors are Thinking

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With more than half of companies failing to plan for CEO succession, the topic

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To contribute effectively during economic uncertainty, directors need candor, c

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Boards of Delaware corporations may want to move toward adopting officer exculp

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Boards continue to be challenged by the war in Ukraine, China relations and ESG

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ESG statements in press releases, the company website and other marketing can b

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There’s a better way to prevent C-Suite self-dealing than the SEC’s cybersecuri

Audit and Risk Governance


Leading proxy advisory firms, including Institutional Shareholders Services Inc. (ISS), publish corporate governance ratings and detailed reports on public company governance, including evaluations of a company’s corporate governance risk profile related to audit and risk oversight. Have you ever wondered why some companies have poor ratings from ISS for their audit and risk oversight governance?

Jeffrey Chertoff is an advisor to boards on financial and operational matters and with capital raising opportunities. He has been the CFO and a senior executive for a number of private and public companies and also served as a board member for several firms. In 2003, while at the Cantor Fitzgerald securities firm, he was honored as Executive of the Year by the Institute of Management Accountants for New York City. He can be contacted at