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Audit Committee Reporting Checklist

The annual audit is a complex process that must be done correctly in order to…

How Canadian Cannabis Firms Should Approach Corporate Governance

Canadian cannabis companies have been cultivating not only plants, but also expertise, as they strive…

What Is the Role of a Committee Chair?

A committee chair is a leadership position that requires specific skills as…

Best Practices for a CEO Succession Plan

Succession planning for the CEO is a basic duty of the board. The future of…

What Is a Nonprofit Board Committee?

Upon first consideration, you may think that the workhorses of a nonprofit organization are the…

The Importance of Having a Financial Expert on the Audit Committee

One of many issues that the financial crisis brought forth was that many board directors…

What Is the Role of a Nonprofit Advisory Board?

To gain a better understanding of the role of nonprofit advisory boards, it helps to…

What Does the Steering Committee Do?

Large and ongoing projects don’t stay on track on their own. A steering committee guides…

Governance Committee’s Role in Corporate Governance

Many words or terms describe the financial marketplace over the past decade — evolving, volatile,…

What Is a Board Committee Charter?

Standing committees for boards should have a committee charter. The number of…