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How to Handle Interlocking Directorates

An interlocking directorate occurs when a board director serves on two…

What Are Interlocking Directorates?

Networking is a big part of being a board director. In fact, some nominating committees…

Board of Directors’ Fiduciary Duty to Shareholders

While they may not understand the nuances of your role as a corporate secretary or…

Director Due Diligence

Due diligence is a factor in many different areas of board…

Board of Directors’ Skills Assessment

Best practices for good corporate governance don’t directly identify skills assessment…

Shareholder Engagement Policy in Corporate Governance

In recent years, shareholders have been dissatisfied with management and certain corporate governance practices, which…

What Is the Corporate Governance Code?

Corporations and shareholders across the globe have concerns about good corporate governance and the types…

Board Succession Planning Template

If you maintain separate calendars and work plans for your board committees, it’s likely that…

What Is a Corporate Governance Report?

Whenever a group of people comes together to work on something, there are bound to…

Due Diligence Checklist for a Board of Directors

An outgoing board director often leaves big shoes to fill, even when boards have planned…