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Reviewing the Corporate Counsels Playbook

Hurricanes. Hostile Mergers. Data breaches. A misconstrued comment on social media. These are a few of the real and figurative storms that companies weather regularly with the help of internal and external staff, and regular advice from their general counsel (GC). The National Association of Corpora...

Blogs | November 17, 2017

Blockchain and the Age of Digital Currency

Blockchain—a technology which serves as the backbone of the digital currency, Bitcoin—has become a very hot topic in its own right within the tech community. Silicon Valley start-ups and venture capitalists are flocking to the technology, which provides a way to record transactions in a ...

Videos, Research | November 17, 2017

10 Turn-Around Lessons from Zale Corp.s Theo Killion

When former Zale Corp. CEO Theo Killion shared his leadership lessons of turning around Zales at a recent NACD TriCities Chapter program in Austin, Texas, it jogged some childhood retail memories for me. Growing up in the 1960s, my small hometown of Marshville, North Carolina, boasted a thriving tow...

Blogs | November 16, 2017


General | November 16, 2017

Why Attend This Unique Program?

NACDs From the Battlefield to the Boardroom Board Development Program helps prepare you for boardroom service. Aspiring directors will learn the ins and outs of the directorship profession and will be better equipped to position their military service to attract attention from executive recruiters a...

General | November 16, 2017

The Boards Role in Managing Cybersecurity Risks

Today, more than ever, the demands posed by issues of cybersecurity clash with both the need for innovation and the clamor for productivity. Increasingly, cybersecurity risk includes not only the risk of a network data breach but also the risk of the entire enterprise being undermined via business a...

News | November 16, 2017

Two Webster Board Members Honored

WATERBURY, Conn., Nov. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), is pleased to announce that Laurence C. Morse, Ph.D., and Lauren C. States, both members of the Webster Financial Corporation board of directors, are featured in Savoy magazine's fall issue as two of the "2017...

News | November 16, 2017

ACC, John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance Interview Merck & Co's Kenneth C. Frazier on the General Counsel as Key Ally to Corporate Leadership

WASHINGTON (November 16, 2017) The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), a global legal association representing more than 43,000 in-house lawyers in 85 countries, teamed with John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance at the University of Delaware, one of the longest-standing corporate gov...

News | November 16, 2017

Backstory: A Voice at the Table

Recently, the topic of culture has rocketed up the corporate agenda. Look no further than our interview with Nick Donofrio and Helene Gayle, who recently led a Blue Ribbon Commission on culture for the National Association of Corporate Directors (see p. 8). Why take a hard look now at a soft topic s...

News | November 16, 2017

Sample Risk Dashboard for Talent Development and Retention

In brief: This sample risk dashboard originally appeared in NACD’s 2013 Report of the NACD Blue Ribbon Commission on Talent Development: A Boardroom Imperative. This template includes sample metrics for measuring talent-related risk.This resource can help your board toDevelop a risk dashboard ...

Samples and Templates, Research | November 15, 2017