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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


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


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 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


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


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


Ten strategies to make your board more effective
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • December 16 2009

Congress, regulators, prosecutors, investors, institutions and the media widely blame boards of directors for the financial crisis with headlines such as CNN’s "Blame boards of directors for financial mess Lack of care led to the financial collapse" and The Corporate Board’s "Independent boards, but ineffective directors."


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


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