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Director Primacy Upheld

The Delaware Court of Chancery again upheld the board-centric approach to corporate law, referred to as director-primacy, in July.

Articles | September 17, 2015

Maintaining Director Confidentiality

Steps that companies can take to reduce the likelihood of boardroom leaks and limit the damages resulting from them.

Articles | September 17, 2015

Governance Pro Meets Lead Director

PwC's Paula Loop sat down with lead director Ronna Romney to discuss a woman's path to directorship, age diversity, and balancing priorities.

Articles | November 24, 2015

Slight Increase Seen in Director Pay

Director pay increased between 6 and 8 percent at most companies, finds the 13th annual NACD Director Compensation Report.

Articles | May 24, 2012

Liability Considerations for the Global Director

With the globalization of business operations and investments, opportunities to serve on the board of directors of a foreign company have increased. Those contemplating serving on such boards need to be aware of the laws that govern director responsibilities and the potential for liability.

Articles | May 21, 2014

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

Changing Nature of Board Work Impacts Director Compensation Plans

The 20142015 NACD Director Compensation Report forecasts a rise in pay levels despite stagnation in payment plan design.

Articles | April 10, 2015

Director/Attorney Privilege: Communications Are Not Always Confidential

The Delaware Court of Chancery recently found that certain communications between a special committee of the board and its lawyers had to be disclosed.

Articles | November 24, 2015

Report Finds Modest Increases in Director Pay, Notes Implications of Tax Law

The 20172018 Director Compensation Report finds small pay increases and notable changes in the operating environment that could have a trickle-down effect on director pay in the near future.

Articles | May 31, 2018

Tools for Being an Effective Director: How I Manage All Aspects of a Full Life

The tools and techniques the author uncovered have become tremendous assets for improving her performance as a director.

Articles | July 16, 2018