Diligent Blog

What Is Due Diligence?

The term due diligence gets thrown around a lot without people thinking very much about…

Non-Executive Director Responsibilities

Non-executive directors play a unique role on a board of directors. It’s a role that…

The Importance of Proper CEO Succession Planning

If you’d like to initiate an informative discussion, invite your directors to identify a few…

What Is a Non-Executive Board Director?

Non-executive directors bring many skills and abilities to the board of directors. Something that sets…

Board Committees for a Non Profit Organization

As organizations that largely run on volunteer power, efficiency is an important issue for nonprofit…

Audit Committee Charter

Board committee charters have most of the same components. An audit committee…

Audit Committee Responsibilities

Audit committee members are responsible for performing a wide variety of duties. In the course…

Stock Market Regulations and Your Board of Directors

Corporate secretaries and other governance professionals in Canada and the U.S. share many career commonalities.

What Is an Activist Shareholder?

The role of a board of directors is to protect their shareholders’ financial interests. In…

Financial Report Template

A complete financial report comprises three shorter reports, including a balance sheet, a profit and…