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Structure follows strategy the importance of having a developed strategy to drive the board’s composition

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 30 2010

To adapt to the ever-changing environment in which they must operate today, corporations, both for profit and nonprofit, need to remain flexible - this includes flexibility in an organization's strategy, its market, its workforce and even its board

When it comes to corporate minutes, less is more - revisiting the topic of taking minutes

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 1 2011

In order to keep the courtroom from invading the boardroom, saying less is often better

Questions to ask before joining a nonprofit board

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 23 2009

Many of us will have the opportunity to serve others by joining a nonprofit board

Ohio's new "business courts"

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 6 2009

On January 2, 2009, Ohio officially launched its specialized commercial docket

Providing direction and oversight in 2009: nonprofit governance in wake of the economic crisis

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 29 2009

Today, nonprofit corporations are saddled with a changing governance environment that brings with it a need to examine current board practices and consider new ones

The evolving role of the corporate secretary

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • December 6 2011

For most outside of the governance arena, the corporate secretary is viewed simply as the designated minute taker for the corporate board

Heading into the new year requires an important look back

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 12 2012

As the new year begins, it is incumbent on all boards to step back, take a critical look and assess their structure, composition, committee charters and past performance to determine whether the board is prepared for the current challenges and risks associated with its organization’s strategic plans

Business Roundtable releases 2012 Principles of Corporate Governance

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 21 2012

The Business Roundtable, an association of chief executive officers of leading U.S. companies and an advocate of the best practices in corporate governance, released a 2012 version of its Principles of Corporate Governance

Insurance companies will soon have to disclose corporate governance practices annually

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 25 2014

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) voted to adopt the Corporate Governance Disclosure Act (CGAD) and supporting Model

The business judgment rule is safe: chancery court clears directors from alleged lack of oversight

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 18 2009

While Washington and the media continue to criticize and analyze the make-up of the boards of those corporations at the heart of the financial crisis and the apparent lack of oversight, the Delaware Chancery Court has taken a step in the other direction