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Risks Posed by Disruptive Technologies: Insights from CES
Risks Posed by Disruptive Technologies: Lessons from CES (Consumer Electronics Show)Board members must become aware of the numerous challenges, and potential opportunities, posed by what is an unprecedented wave of game changing technologies happening at the same time in order to meet their responsi...
Event Start Date: May 01, 2018
Cyber Risk Discussion in the Boardroom
Cyber risk is a perennial topic of discussion in the boardroom; there is a plethora of director education offerings and in boardroom exercises, and yet, the headlines reveal companies that are still ill-prepared to address the issues which arise in connection with cyber breaches. Join us to learn f...
Event Start Date: February 07, 2018
The Importance of Board Assessments: What's Happening and What We Have Learned
More than twelve years ago the New York Stock Exchange ruled that Boards of Directors should assess themselves annually to help improve their performance and to record the results in the proxy statement. This was a well-intentioned ruling and one which, to the best of our knowledge, has not harmed ...
Event Start Date: March 22, 2018
Corporate Culture in the Headlines: A View from the Boardroom
Culture is like Oxygen: It's critically important; it's everywhere; it's difficult to capture; and generally taken for granted unless and until it becomes a problem. Culture is the single strongest common thread among all major boardroom issues - from risk management to management succession and eve...
Event Start Date: November 16, 2017
Traps for the Unwary: Current Litigation and Enforcement Issues for Directors
Corporations and their directors operate in an environment of significant litigation and regulatory enforcement risk.This panel will discuss current issues that directors should be aware of to help them take actions to help protect the company and themselves from liability.Topics to be discussed inc...
Event Start Date: October 10, 2017
Unlocking Corporate Value - Lessons From Private Equity
Join us to hear our distinguished panel of private equity executives discuss the strategic, operating and governance factors that drive success at private equity-owned companies and how those factors enable PE portfolio companies to outperform their public and private company counterparts. Our pane...
Event Start Date: December 12, 2017
Not-For-Profit Boards: Governance Hot Spots
Does the intense scrutiny to which public companies are subject apply to not-for-profit entities? Being a director of a not-for-profit organization now carries with the honor of being an ambassador for the organization and possibly a donor, governance responsibilities which in many ways are identic...
Event Start Date: May 17, 2017
Board Dynamics: Adding Value via the Power of Personal Interactions
Every Board of Directors is - among many other things - a social enterprise. As a "team", each Board needs to continually seek to find a way to balance, and get the most out of, the collective personalities and behavioral attributes of its members. The quality of Board members' interactions are c...
Event Start Date: March 07, 2017
Ready or Not - The Board's Role in a Crisis
Join your director peers and seasoned experts for a unique simulation exercise to experience how boards can up their game in dealing with an unanticipated crisis. In this interactive workshop, you and other participating directors will act as the Board of Directors of a company with an evolving cris...
Event Start Date: January 24, 2017
Divided Loyalties? Constituency Director Challenges
Directors appointed to a Board by an investor/shareholder need to balance their dual duties: as directors, they owe fiduciary duties to the company on whose board they sit, and the shareholders as a whole; at the same time, the investor/shareholder who appointed them did so with certain expectation...
Event Start Date: December 06, 2016