Is Your Board Ready for a New Era of Shareholder Activism?Issue:
Activists are launching more campaigns, and they are finding more success.
Survey: Recession Concerns Make Non-M&A Growth a Top Board PriorityIssue:
Meanwhile, the best home for ESG oversight is still up for debate.
Should Dual-Class Share Structures Be Eliminated?Issue: Third Quarter 2022
Dual-class shares make companies unaccountable to shareholders, markets and courts.
Defying Critics and Curbs, Buybacks Persist: Should Executives Benefit From Them?Issue: Third Quarter 2022
Buybacks can be a boon for shareholders, but a detriment to employees.
Five Key Points on the New 1% Buyback TaxIssue: Third Quarter 2022
Who: The tax applies to corporations with stock traded in an established s
Your Company Exited Russia: Will China Be Next?Issue: Third Quarter 2022
A business’s departure from an international market requires extensive board contemplation.
How Global Upheaval Influences Board Decision-MakingIssue: Third Quarter 2022
What is the effect of Cold War II on corporate governance?
Guidelines for Taking a Stand on Social IssuesIssue: Third Quarter 2022
Before speaking out on an issue, make sure it has an impact on company business.
The Illusion of Corporate Governance “Best Practices”Issue: Third Quarter 2022
The best boards focus on solutions and structures tailored to their companies, ignoring cookie-cutter “gold standards.”
Should ESG Be Renamed?Issue: Third Quarter 2022
Shareholder and stakeholder interests should be one and the same.
Boards Must Help Fix a Flawed Health Care SystemIssue: Third Quarter 2022
It is not sufficient to assume that management will handle decisions on employee wellness.
Should Boards Eliminate Corporate Officer Liability for Fiduciary Duty Breaches?Issue: Third Quarter 2022
Boards will need to consider whether to provide officers with a new shield to liability.
Final Two Dodd-Frank Provisions Could Hinder Boards’ DiscretionIssue: Third Quarter 2022
The SEC could make it tougher for boards to hold executives accountable for their actions.
What Directors Are ThinkingIssue: Third Quarter 2022
My Board JourneyIssue: Third Quarter 2022
Beverly ColeDirector: Bank OZK
Business Ethics: What Everyone Needs to KnowIssue: Third Quarter 2022
A book review by Howard Brod Brownstein
Strategy, First and ForemostIssue: Third Quarter 2022
Abortion and the BoardIssue: Third Quarter 2022
All Corporate Boards Should Have Director Term LimitsIssue: Third Quarter 2022
Mandated limits on service time are the only way to guarantee new perspectives and fresh ideas.
New Report Gauges Boardroom Diversity Nationally and WorldwideIssue:
Some findings raise the question of whether “diversity fatigue” is setting in.
Q2 2023 Audio
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|Lessons Learned from High-Profile Board Challenges||/sites/default/files/2023-03/BoardChallenges.mp3||8:31||nid=34203=nid|
|Think Like an Activist||/sites/default/files/2023-04/Activist.mp3||14:14||nid=34285=nid|
|The Evolution of Total Shareholder Return and Incentive Plans||/sites/default/files/2023-03/TSR.mp3||6:11||nid=34241=nid|
|Silicon Valley Bank Collapse: Lessons for Boards||/sites/default/files/2023-03/SVBCollapse.mp3||6:17||nid=34255=nid|
|The Inherent Conflict in Setting Director Pay||/sites/default/files/2023-04/DirectorPay.mp3||8:42||nid=34263=nid|
|Sitting CEOs Get the First Call||/sites/default/files/2023-04/SittingCEOs.mp3||4:03||nid=34289=nid|
|Activism Run Amok||/sites/default/files/2023-04/Activism.mp3||4:41||nid=34288=nid|
|Do Responsible Special Awards Have to Be an Oxymoron?||/sites/default/files/2023-04/SpecialAwards.mp3||6:05||nid=34271=nid|
|What Directors Are Thinking||/sites/default/files/2023-03/WDATZimmerman.mp3||5:43||nid=34171=nid|
|Chief Compliance Officers Are In the Crosshairs||/sites/default/files/2023-04/CCOs.mp3||5:21||nid=34270=nid|
|My Board Journey||/sites/default/files/2023-03/MyBoardJourneyLee.mp3||6:08||nid=34176=nid|
|Two Models of Leadership and Service||/sites/default/files/2023-04/Leadership.mp3||5:18||nid=34272=nid|
|Investors Are Becoming More Focused on Board Quality and the CEO Role||/sites/default/files/2023-04/Investors.mp3||2:05||nid=34291=nid|
|A Slow but Steady Increase in Gender Diversity on Boards||/sites/default/files/2023-04/GenderDiversity%20%281%29.mp3||1:20||nid=34292=nid|
|Culture Alignment: The Hidden Killer of M&A Success||/sites/default/files/2023-04/CultureAlignment.mp3||8:55||nid=34287=nid|
|Digital Transformation Payday||/sites/default/files/2023-04/DigitalTransformationPayday.mp3||5:14||nid=34290=nid|
|Embattled Companies Need the Right Directors||/sites/default/files/2023-03/GoingGetsRough.mp3||6:38||nid=34167=nid|
|Who Should Serve on the Board When Times Get Tough?||/sites/default/files/2023-04/ToughTimes.mp3||11:19||nid=34286=nid|
|“Never Let a Good Crisis Go to Waste”||/sites/default/files/2023-02/Crisis.mp3||07:08||nid=34157=nid|