Director FAQ: Virtual Board Meetings

In brief: The Covid-19 virus has disrupted travel across the world, impacting the boardroom in multiple ways. While travel restrictions exist in many countries, directors still need to convene and discuss both critical and normal business items. Many boards and their corporate secretaries will be required to engage in a rapid learning process in order to make the switch to virtual board meetings. This Director FAQ provides guidance for making virtual board meetings as effective as in-person meetings. 

This resource can help your board: 

  • Identify key practices to run an effective virtual meeting
  • Understand legal considerations
  • Consider new formats for meeting minutes

Most relevant audiences: board chair, lead independent director, committee chair, corporate secretary, and general counsel