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Board of directors roles and responsibilities

Boards of directors can have enormous and far-reaching responsibilities, from approving organisations’ budgets and financial…

What Five Things Should Audit Committee Chairs Be Focused on in 2017?

Every new year brings with it new challenges for U.S. corporations, and 2017 is no…

The Co-Sec’s guide to drafting a board communications policy

Author and former presidential speechwriter James Humes once said, “The art of…

How to Take Better Board Meeting Minutes

A discussion about corporate governance best practices and how to run a board meeting as…

3 Steps to Staffing Your Private Company’s First Board of Directors

One of the toughest challenges private company management teams face is building their first board.

Why You Should Use a Board Portal Before Going Public

With fees and expenses often reaching six or seven figures, taking a company public is…

Salesforce Board Material Leak Underscores Why You Need to Stop Using Email

Unfortunately, Salesforce.com, Inc. is the latest victim of an explosive, market-moving information breach. Last night…

Five Governance Best Practices for Companies That Want to Go Public

For a private company that wants to go public, putting best governance practices into action…

Cyberthreats and Securing the Board

Board members and top company executives are responsible for ensuring the value of their brand—…

Information Security Governance Best Practices

Data breaches will happen. It’s not a question of if, but when. Whether it’s criminals…