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PwC's Center for Board Governance addresses risk management and the regulatory environment in their 2013 Annual Corporate Directors Survey
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • October 3 2013

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC's (PwC) Center for Board Governance released the final installment of its Annual Corporate Directors Survey, titled


Structure follows strategy the importance of having a developed strategy to drive the board’s composition
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • 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


Serving on a board? Don’t forget what hat you’re wearing
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • March 1 2010

It is well established that directors of a corporation owe their fiduciary duties to the corporation and its shareholders as a whole


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


The importance of board evaluations
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2014

The first step in the process is to determine the objective or objectives of the evaluation (as discussed in our May 12, 2014, post). Generally


Increasing board performance and effectiveness
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • 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


Is your organization’s director & officer liability insurance enough?
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • January 23 2012

In an effort to help attract and retain good board members, almost all organizations carry directors and officers liability (D&O) insurance, providing officers and boards with protection against claims for their service to the organization


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 business judgment rule is safe: chancery court clears directors from alleged lack of oversight
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • 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


The time is now to begin thinking about management succession
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • 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