Ransomware and Cybersecurity: Be Prepared

In the wake of the global pandemic and corporate workforces being distributed in remote locations, cyber attacks and ransomware risks have multiplied. Attacks on fundamental enterprise software systems and national energy infrastructure providers have highlighted new vulnerabilities for boards and corporations to address. This session will not transform you into a cybersecurity expert. But it […]

CEO Succession Planning and Execution

Many experienced directors and governance experts believe that hiring and firing the CEO is the board’s most important function. But little attention has been paid to the size and quality of the CEO market and how this talent market influences performance evaluation, compensation, succession planning, and talent development within an organization. This session will review […]

Defend Your Company, Defend Yourself: Litigation and Government Investigations

Litigation risks facing directors, officers, and corporations are inevitable and increasingly complex. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Department of Justice (DOJ) have stated their intention to pursue, punish, and deter the individuals who are responsible for corporate misconduct, and both agencies are increasingly focused on cooperation and self-reporting from target companies. Although private […]

Board Refreshment, Boardroom Culture and Director Performance

Focus on board composition, director performance, and succession planning has never been greater. With legislation and listing standards mandating diversity on boards, the rise of activist investors, the complexity of operating in a global marketplace, and the disruption of many industries, corporations are under increasing pressure to assemble a board with the right mix of […]