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A Guide to the Big Ideas and Debates in Corporate Governance
Corporate governance has become a topic of broad public interest as the power of institutional investors has increased and the impact of corporations on society has grown. Yet ideas about how corporations should be governed vary widely. People disagree, for example, on such basic matters as the purp...
October 14, 2019
NACD Washington Review, Q3 2019
In brief: Lawmakers and others in the nations capital worked through record-breaking heat in July and August to prepare for an active September. In the House, there is new Congressional scrutiny of media giants, support for a raise in the federal minimum wage, and more bills pertaining to board and ...
October 10, 2019
Technology Brief: A Board Primer on Artificial Intelligence
In brief: Given the wide-ranging implications of artificial intelligence (AI) for businesses across all industries, corporate leaders need to carefully consider how AI might be incorporated into their broader strategies while giving careful thought to the development of proper oversight frameworks f...
October 9, 2019
CEO Departures Hit Record High (October 5, 2019)
Board LensCEO Departures Hit Record High (October 5, 2019)In recent weeks, the CEOs of eBay, Juul Labs, HSBC Bank USA, Samsung, and The We Co., among others, vacated their posts.
October 4, 2019
Director Tip Sheet: Filling in the Missing Pieces on Boardroom Diversity
In brief: Shifting US demographics and a growing body of research that links greater diversity with stronger value creation and risk mitigation are trends that are pushing directors of both private and public companies to diversify their boards. In response, investors and some state legislatures are...
October 1, 2019
Industry Brief: Legal Risk and Opportunity in the Cannabis Industry
In brief: The nascent cannabis industry represents potential opportunities for directors looking to expand their board profiles, but there are also inherent and unique risks due to the developing legality of this industry. This joint brief with Baker McKenzie focuses on key aspects directors need to...
October 1, 2019
Corporate Boards Face Challenges in Overseeing AI
WASHINGTONCorporate directors say they are searching for better ways to oversee their companies expanding artificial-intelligence strategies.AI raises a number of critical boardroom issues, such as bias in hiring, worker displacement through automation, and deepfake videos or audio damaging a compan...
September 26, 2019