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Delaware legislature reacts to Schoon v. Troy
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • 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
  • 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


Advice for boards: think before you speak
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • June 9 2014

When facing a crisis, boards should take a minute to take a breath. Crises will happen fast and when boards make rushed decisions, that's when they


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


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


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 role of the board when disaster strikes
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2011

Whether faced with natural disasters like the tornadoes in Alabama and flooding in Mississippi, or man-made disasters such as the gulf oil spill last summer, what are the duties of corporate directors of organizations when such disasters strike?


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


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


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