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Expect the unexpected: what boards can do to plan for crises

As a standard precaution, boards should take steps to handle potential crises before one arises. This is particularly so in light of the increasing risk of cybercrime and privacy breaches, and the broader impact of negative social media attention faced by all companies for a variety of reasons today.

According to a recent article in the Harvard Law School Forum of Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation, 65% of CEOs say that their companies have experienced a crisis in the past three years. In the article, Paula Loop discusses how boards can adequately prepare for a potential crisis in order to … Continue Reading

Our Top Five Tips for Companies and Boards in advance of the 2015 Proxy Season

As a new year begins, it is always a good time to take stock of the successes of the past year and look forward to doing even better in 2015. Shareholder activism will continue to be a “hot topic” for publicly listed issuers in 2015. Here is a checklist of our top five tips to help ensure a smooth year to come:

1.            Have an Effective Communication Strategy – Having a great corporate strategy that no one knows about will not help your business. Whatever the industry, it is important that internal and external stakeholders are regularly kept informed … Continue Reading

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