Directors must take care with litigation exposure disclosures.
Shareholder resolutions on social and environmental issues are becoming both more common and more successful.
Although technological advancements may allow companies to hold virtual annual meetings, both investors and executives can benefit from convening in person.
Over half of director pay is now provided in equity form, while overall pay was consistent with company performance, finds the NACD Director Compensation Report 2010-2011, produced in conjunction with Pearl Meyer & Partners.
If solid succession plans increase shareholder value, then executive compensation should be linked to succession planning effectiveness.
Inside the world’s best-attended, most instructive annual meeting.
Shareholders are increasingly using social media to gain support for their causes.
Institute of Executive Development Founder Scott Saslow highlights key steps in the succession process.
Retiring AmerisourceBergen CEO David Yost on fostering a replacement CEO.
A new book examines the links between formal board independence and improved corporate outcomes.
NACD President and CEO Ken Daly recounts his experience testifying on Dodd-Frank whistleblower rules on Capitol Hill.
Directors involved in a company turnaround must employ good business judgment and common sense to ensure a successful transition.
Chandler retires, directorships decline, commission on lead director convenes, more.
NACD's Board Confidence Index dropped slightly to 63.1 in Q2 2011.
Chamber of Commerce COO David C. Chavern advocates for companies who wish to participate in political processes.
Walden Asset Management Senior Vice President Timothy Smith on the need to disclose corporate political donations.
Moving from Dodd-Frank ‘revolution’ to stronger self-regulation.
All boards should use "risk mapping" to manage and mitigate possible missteps.
Lack of a cost-control objective can devalue most comp plans.
To get smarter at strategy, directors need to insist on a short list of key challenges— and ask what is being done about them.
A look at the possible successors to the legendary Berkshire Hathaway CEO seat.