March 15, 2013 by Charles M. Nathan
Activist investing remains surrounded by a number of myths that often get in the way of reality.
March 14, 2013 by Dennis T. Whalen
Focused yet flexible agendas will be critical in 2013.
March 14, 2013 by Nels Olson
The value a new director brings to the role is a fresh perspective on key issues as well as real-world experience in an area deemed important to the board.
March 14, 2013 by Rick Ketterer
A six-step blueprint to help boards put in place a rigorous, performance-enhancing evaluation process.
March 14, 2013 by Cynthia M. Fornelli and Jane Cobb
NACD teamed up with the Center for Audit Quality and several other governance organizations to develop a resource to help audit committees evaluate auditors' performance objectively.
March 14, 2013 by Kate Iannelli
Data from a recent nonprofit governance survey show a shift in board emphasis to strategy and performance.
March 14, 2013
JPMorgan Management Report: ‘London Whale’ Misguided by Culture, Clashes in Priorities; NACD Joins Global Association of Directors; more.
March 14, 2013 by Cheryl Soltis Martel
When former Olympus President Michael Woodford blew the whistle, also exposed were deep differences in corporate governance between East and West.
March 14, 2013 by Alexandra R. Lajoux and Cheryl Soltis Martel
For directors, the crush to join the sustainability movement means more, more, more: more scrutiny, more disclosure, and more audits.
March 11, 2013 by John Borneman
Keying incentives to a fixed performance standard, rather than annual forecasts, can drive strong, sustained value creation for shareholders.
March 7, 2013 by Jim DeLoach
Reliable budgeting and forecasting processes in which management and the board have complete confidence are crucial to the business planning process.
February 15, 2013
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Washington, D.C., Feb. 15, 2013 — The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Ethiopis Tafara, Director of the SEC's Office of International Affairs, will leave the agency at the end of next mont...
January 30, 2013 by Jim DeLoach
Effective risk identification and management, combined with solid response plans and teams, are fundamental to managing reputation risk.
January 24, 2013 by Jon Lukomnik and Nicole Sandford
It may be time to assess whether the goal of peer group comparisons improve the effectiveness of executive compensation plans.
January 24, 2013 by Cheryl Soltis Martel
The third annual meeting of the NACD Nominating/Governance Committee Chair Advisory Council raised concerns about peer groups, director tenure, and board evaluations.
January 24, 2013 by Adam J. Epstein
The more trading value a small-cap stock has, the easier it is to attract investors.
January 24, 2013 by Jeff Cunningham
Special interest groups are using shareholder disclosure to coerce companies into making policy decisions that may not be in the interests of shareholders.
January 24, 2013
NACD Blue Ribbon Commission on The Diverse Board offers suggestions for overcoming challenges in diversifying boards.
January 24, 2013 by The Honorable Barbara Hackman Franklin
Boards should emphasize culture, openness, candor, social responsibility, and continuing education in 2013.
January 24, 2013
Highlights of NACD's annual conference, including an interview with Mark T. Bertolini and a 35th anniversary celebration.