Emerging Issues

Emerging Issues

This resource center offers members insights into a dynamic set of emerging issues, organized into several categories with guidance about their implications for boards, leveraging materials from NACD Directorship magazine, the NACD Board Leaders’ Blog, and NACD’s weekly Weekend Reader emails.

Regulation

NACD Washington Review Q3 2018 Rethinking Oversight of Increasingly Converging Risks (Oct. 20, 2018) The Hill Sets Sights on Public Company Governance (Jul. 14, 2018)

CEO Succession and Compensation

GE Chooses Director to Replace CEO (Oct. 13, 2018) High-Profile CEO Turnovers Highlight Several Challenges in Succession Planning (Aug. 11, 2018) Boardroom Takeaways from the First Year of CEO Pay Ratio Disclosures (Sep. 22, 2018)

Board Governance

Survey Says Directors See Disruptive Risks on Horizon (Dec. 8, 2018) California Mandates Women on Boards (Oct. 6, 2018) Fortune Spotlights Powerful Businesswomen as NACD Pushes Diversity Initiative (Sep. 29, 2018) SEC Probe Puts Tesla Board Under Close Scrutiny (Aug. 18, 2018) When a CEO’s Remarks Risks a Company’s Reputation (Jul. 28, 2018) Hundreds of Business Leaders Face Accusations in #MeToo Movement (Jun. 30, 2018)

Impact of Technology Change

US Companies Sign a New International Cyber Agreement (Nov. 17, 2018) Future Tech: Unprecedented Opportunities, Unrivaled Threats (Sep. 2018) Blockchain: What Boards Need to Know (Sep. 13, 2018) Sharpening Board Oversight of Emerging Technologies (Sep. 8, 2018) How Automation is Disrupting (and Accelerating) InfoSec (Aug. 22, 2018) A Board Primer on Blockchain (Jul. 27, 2018)

Operating Environment

As Activist Campaign Cools to Simmer, Campbell Soup Leaves Lessons on Table (Dec. 1, 2018) As US Markets Rebound, 2019 Focus Turns to Geopolitical Volatility (Nov. 10, 2018) Investors Preview Priorities for the 2019 Proxy Season (Nov. 3, 2018) Economist Answers Questions on Freedom, Populism, Globalism (Oct. 22, 2018) In Conversation with Janet Yellen (Oct. 17, 2018) Snapshot: Evolving Risk Concerns in Asia-Pacific (Oct. 12, 2018) Florence Has Businesses Bracing for Disruption (Sep. 15, 2018) Currency Losses Tease Specter of Bear Market (Aug. 25, 2018) Looming Risks are Driving the Need for Resilience (July 27, 2018) Department of Homeland Security Announces New Risk Center (Aug. 4, 2018) Board Lessons for Navigating Uncertainty (Jun. 23, 2018) AT&T-Time Warner Merger Shifts Strategic Landscape (Jun. 16, 2018)