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Director Essentials: Strengthening Risk Oversight Executive Summary

Click here to access the complete report (Complimentary download for all NACD Members).As corporate fiduciaries, directors play an important role in risk oversight, a responsibility that has significantly increased in complexity over the past few years. This new Director Essentials report offers a d...

Research | December 2, 2016

Director Essentials: Strengthening Compliance and Ethics Oversight

In brief: In light of renewed regulatory focus, directors should consider strengthening their oversight of corporate compliance and ethics programs. New U.S. Department of Justice emphasis on the effectiveness of compliance and ethics programs in preventing, detecting, and mitigating the risk of ind...

Research | March 12, 2018

Board Preview: What's Next for Director Compensation

2-3 p.m. (ET)As the scope of Board responsibilities expands to include areas such as risk mitigation, shareholder communication and overall corporate strategy development, Directors face increased time commitments and accountabilities. The NACDs annual report on Director compensation, developed with...

Videos, Research | January 30, 2015

Director Dialogue: Board Oversight of Talent Strategy

In brief: Talent strategy is an integral component of a companys overall business strategy. It is no coincidence, therefore, that boards are expanding their oversight of managements activities related to talent acquisition, development, retention, and employee engagement throughout the organizationr...

Research | December 22, 2015

Seven Tactics for Minimizing Director Litigation Headaches

Law firms that specialize in suing directors will scrutinize nearly every major transaction, public offering, stock drop, restatement, and press release filed by public companies. For instance, according to Cornerstone Research, stockholders file lawsuits challenging the majority of public company t...

Blogs | July 10, 2017

Director Dialogue: Board Oversight of Reputation Risk

Corporate reputation is qualitative, difficult to measure, and absolutely critical to a companys long-term health. While definitions may differ, most agree with Warren Buffetts famous observation that It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. From a business perspective, r...

Research | December 11, 2017

"Boards Hunt for Strategic Director Candidates"

Boards are doubling down on strategy, according to Agendas latest directors and officers survey, in which nearly half (48.7%) of respondents said it was their main topic of discussion in executive session. Strategy was followed by CEO evaluation and succession planning at 34.3% and CEO compensation ...

News | October 17, 2016

Director Confidence Level Mirrors Economic Recovery

NACD's Board Confidence Index rose to 60.6 in the first quarter of 2012, up 13 points from its lowest point in the third quarter of 2011. This surge in confidence was largely buoyed by directors improved perception of economic progress made in both the short and long term.

Articles | May 24, 2012

Director Essentials: Strengthening Oversight of M&A

Click here for a downloadable copy of the Executive Summary, complimentary with login.In brief: In response to continued M&A activity impacting NACD members and the economy at large, NACD has prepared this guide to board oversight of M&A. After describing the current M&A climate, the gui...

Research | July 15, 2016

Corporate Director Peer to Peer Dinners


Event Start Date: April 11, 2018