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Delaware legislature reacts to Schoon v. Troy

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
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  • USA
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  • May 8 2009

The Delaware legislature has enacted a number of amendments to the Delaware General Corporation Law ("DGCL") relating to the governance of Delaware corporations

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

First step in any board succession plan board evaluation

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • June 17 2009

The days of relying on traditional approaches to board succession planning are over

Increasing board performance and effectiveness

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • May 4 2011

A recent study published by the Columbia Business School and the University of Delaware's Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance determined that gaps remain between what boards can do and what they actually do

Time to involve the board in the strategic process

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • December 16 2009

As we close the book on another year, corporations are faced with continued unanticipated challenges and issues

The quest for the optimal board size Acredula

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • May 3 2010

What is the optimal board size?

The evolving role of the corporate secretary

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • -
  • 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

The Supreme Court to determine the constitutionality of public company accounting oversight board created by SOX

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • May 22 2009

The Supreme Court agreed on Monday to rule on the constitutionality of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act passed in 2002 to create a new government agency to regulate firms that audit the books of publicly traded companies

What directors need to know about committee charters

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 28 2011

Every few years, we feel it is important to remind boards of the role of board committee charters

The time is now to begin thinking about management succession

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • -
  • USA
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  • September 30 2009

It should come as no surprise that the evaluation and selection of the organization’s CEO is one of the board's more important governance functions