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Governance Challenges 2018: Board-Shareholder Engagement in the New Investor Environment
Strategies for Effective Board Meeting Preparation
2017–2018 Director Compensation Report
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- 2017-2018 Director Compensation Benchmarks
This Director FAQ explains the growth of the proxy advisory firm industry, the main players in the market, their voting policies, and how issuers can engage proxy advisors regarding their voting recommendations.
This Director FAQ discusses the risks of sending board communications through personal e-mail accounts, the benefits of board portals, and the risks considerations for boards to consider when choosing whether or not to adopt board portals.
"Governance is messy because that is life." Edward Waitzer dives into the philosophy of corporations and systems theory to get at the purpose behind governance today.
It is essential that directors adequately plan for CEO succession and that they choose a successor who can carry out the company’s future strategy. In a meeting convened by NACD last fall, Fortune 500 board committee chairs discussed three insights related to succession planning.
Insight for corporate directors and senior executives into the major business and governance issues likely to demand board focus over the coming year.