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How to Compare Board Portal Vendors

Perhaps your board has finally decided that they can’t function any longer without a board…

Sample Nominating Committee Charter

In recent years, regulatory and stakeholder pressures are changing the way that boards have traditionally…

What Is the Role of the Board Nominating Committee?

The central idea of governance is how groups organize and come together…

How to Recruit the Right Board Members

In some markets, there’s an expression that you make your money when you buy. In…

What Is a Board Succession Planning Policy?

The core legal document that characterizes the structure and operation of the governing board is…

What Are the Board of Directors’ Responsibilities to Their Shareholders?

The structure of publicly listed corporations and the marketplace is strategically designed to benefit all…

Best Practices for Minutes of Board of Directors’ and Shareholders’ Meetings

As the current environment continues to create liabilities for board directors, it’s an opportune time…

Nonprofit Board Succession Planning

For those who have served on nonprofit boards for several years, it’s likely that they’ve…

Top Five Corporate Governance Best Practices

As a corporate secretary or other governance professional, your approach to board undertakings is likely…

Role of the Audit Committee in Corporate Governance

The role of the audit committee forms the cornerstone for effective corporate…

Purpose of the Board Development Committee

Invariably, all board directors will take their board seats having various levels of board and…