Director FAQ: Director Independence
|Publication Date:||January 23, 2017|
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This resource can help your board to
- review the purpose of director independence and consider its impact on board composition;
- become familiar with the director independence standards for the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq, as well as for investment funds and nonprofit organizations; and
- understand the Institutional Shareholder Services’ voting recommendations and its definition of director independence.
The most relevant audiences for this resource are board chairs, lead independent directors, and nominating and governance committee chairs.