Keep Climbing: Boardroom Summit speakers urge improvements

By |2019-03-05T09:40:14-05:00May 3rd, 2018|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , |

Increasing Board visits to company sites, considering new approaches to evaluating risk and improving transparency on compensation, governance and sustainability. These were among the many insights offered by speakers at [...]

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Carl Icahn will nominate four directors to Xerox board

By |2019-03-05T09:40:33-05:00January 11th, 2018|Categories: News Watch|Tags: |

Fortune.com, 12/11/2017 Xerox announced that activist investor Carl Icahn's organization will nominate four directors at its annual shareholder meeting in 2018. Former Icahn Capital managing director Jonathan Christodoro resigned from Xerox's [...]

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UK corporate governance code changes to hit dozens of chairmen

By |2019-03-05T09:40:34-05:00January 11th, 2018|Categories: News Watch|Tags: , |

Financial Times, 12/11/2017 (subscription required) The proposed rules, set out in the UK's revised corporate governance code last week, state for the first time that chairmen should step down from [...]

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CEO Succession Practices: 2017 Edition

By |2019-03-05T09:40:49-05:00September 14th, 2017|Categories: News Watch|Tags: , |

Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance, 07/31/2017 In particular, last year the CEO of poorly performing companies had a 40% higher probability of being replaced than in 2015, and [...]

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Balancing Board Experience and Expertise

By |2019-03-05T09:40:49-05:00September 14th, 2017|Categories: News Watch|Tags: |

Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance, 07/28/2017 One criticism frequently leveled against boards of directors is that when it comes to filling vacant board seats, they don't cast the [...]

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Worried about regulatory reform? Don’t forget all eyes remain on your board

By |2019-03-05T09:41:13-05:00February 16th, 2017|Categories: Articles|Tags: |

As clues begin to trickle in about what kind of change looms on the regulatory horizon, it is important to remember that it’s not only about our government. Business leaders [...]

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Board Committees Evolve to Address New Challenges

By |2019-03-05T09:41:13-05:00February 7th, 2017|Categories: News Watch|Tags: , , |

Harvard Law School Forum, 02/01/17 Oversight responsibilities shouldered by boards are increasing in scope and complexity. Much of the pressure is a result of heightened regulatory requirements, shifting investor expectations [...]

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