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Corporate compliance starts with good governance at the top

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 10 2014

A board member should be particularly concerned that the organization has established and implemented programs designed to address the following: 1

Corporate compliance starts with good governance at the top

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 27 2014

Corporate compliance for any organization starts at the top with the the organization's governing board. This is the first blog of a series of blogs

Directors may take greater risk in relying upon committees that do not consist solely of directors

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 21 2013

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rarely takes judicial or even administrative action against boards of directors. However, on December 10

Significant case finds that the duty of care requires directors to ask questions

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 21 2013

If you are, or have interest in becoming, a director of any organization, you should heed the May 17, 2013, decision in the United States District

Penn State’s Special Investigative Counsel’s report is instructive to boards

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 31 2012

The investigative process described in, and the findings and recommendations of, the report issued July 12, 2012, by the Special Investigative Counsel regarding the actions of Penn State with regard to child abuse committed by Gerald Sandusky (commonly known as the Freeh Report) are instructive to governing boards of all organizations

Board demographics: compare your board’s composition in terms of age, gender, and ethnicity

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 7 2012

How do your board’s demographics in terms of age, gender and ethnicity compare with those reported by (i) public companies in the Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals’ "2011 Board Practices Report" (the "Society’s 2011 Report") and (ii) the Standard & Poor's (S&P) 500 as shown in Spencer Stuart’s "2011 Board Index" ("Spencer Stuart’s 2011 Index")?

Board composition: compare the technical skills and expertise of the members of your board with this benchmark

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 25 2012

How do the technical skills and expertise present among your board’s members compare with the skills and expertise reported by public companies in the Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals’ “2011 Board Practices Report”?

Part 8: compare your board’s practices regarding CEO succession planning with this benchmark

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 17 2012

How do your board practices compare with other private and public companies in planning for CEO succession?

Part 6: compare your board’s practices regarding board evaluations with this benchmark

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 4 2012

How do your board practices compare with other private and public companies regarding board evaluations?

Part 5: compare your board's practices regarding board evaluations with this benchmark

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 26 2012

How do your board practices compare with other private and public companies regarding board orientation and training?