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Diligent Messenger: An Essential Tool for Banks and Boardrooms

Digital technology brings corporations multiple advantages and challenges. Communication continues to be a major challenge…

Examples of Corporate Governance Structures in Canada

Canada’s government has set up essentially three corporate governance structures. Corporations are either for-profit…

How the Definition of Corporate Governance Changes by Industry

At its root, the general governance definition is essentially the same for all industries. Just…

What Constitutes Good Governance?

Governance is the process by which corporations establish their rules and policies and implement and…

What Is a Board of Directors and How Does It Vary by Industry?

In recent years, investors have been exerting pressure on their boards to bring in new…

Why a Board Portal Can Serve as Governance, Risk and Compliance Software

What is governance, risk and compliance (GRC), and why do businesses need GRC software? According…

What Are Board of Director Voting Procedures?

Board of director voting procedures are the way that board directors make decisions. Because corporations…

How to Build a Strong Governance Model

There has been a recent emphasis in the corporate world on best practices for corporate…

Board Agenda Best Practices

Setting a board agenda has become so routine, few corporate secretaries think…

What Is the Proper Board Meeting Etiquette?

The very nature of board meetings requires board directors to participate in discussion, debate and…

What Is a Board of Trustees?

A board of trustees is similar to a board of directors; in…