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May 19, 2020

Fortune 500 GCs Discuss How to Be a Strategic Asset Through the Pandemic

Fortune 500 chief legal officers and general counsels met with NACD and Sard Verbinnen & Co....

By Marcel Bucsescu and Kimberly Simpson

May 14, 2020

Private Company Governance Survey Reveals COVID-19 Accelerated Preexisting Trends

NACD shares some of the latest findings from the 2019-2020 Private Company Governance Survey—and ...

By Ted Sikora

May 5, 2020

Redefining Enterprise Risk in a Post-COVID-19 Environment

Whether or not we face a second wave of the pandemic, systemic threats demand new approaches to d...

By Reid Sawyer

April 30, 2020

Navigating the Pandemic: Risk Oversight Considerations from Fortune 500 Committee Chairs

Though the pandemic’s threat to employee health and safety and corporate performance remain...

By Marcel Bucsescu and Kimberly Simpson

April 29, 2020

A Director’s Perspective on COVID-19: An Interview with Robert C. Pozen

Robert C. Pozen, senior lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management, answers essential and tim...

By Robert C. Pozen and Chaitra Chandrasekhar

April 28, 2020

Preparing for Board Compensation in Times of Distress

In times of intense change, adjustments to director compensation—whether it goes up or down, or s...

By Brian L. Cumberland and J. D. Ivy

April 27, 2020

Pandemic Response: Considerations from Fortune 500 Compensation Committee Chairs

Though COVID-19 has affected companies in an uneven fashion, compensation committee chairs must r...

By Marcel Bucsescu and Kimberly Simpson

April 24, 2020

Think Carefully Before Rewarding Executives Who Cut Their Salaries

Boards should use caution in deciding whether to grant equity to executives who take salary cuts ...

By David Swinford