Risk

The New Rules Of Risk

No one knows exactly what lies ahead—but you can still plan for it.

The GameStop Effect: Risks Of Today’s Market Dynamics

While an escalation the scale of GameStop won’t likely be a common occurrence, this sort of single stock vulnerability is likely here to stay, particularly for small and mid-cap public companies with limited trading float. What CEOs need to know.

You Shouldn’t Need An Actual ‘Black Swan’ To Be Ready For One

One year after leading our companies through unprecedented operational disruption, we can be prepared for next time—no matter what that is.

Challenged By Activists, Kohl’s Uses Active Communication

Proactive strategies have convinced investors to scale back the number of board members they want to replace, from nine to five.

A Wrong Poison Pill

Delaware Court invalidates Williams’ Poison Pill and finds that Williams’ board has breached its fiduciary duties. What directors and CEOs need to know.

Verizon’s Mark Bertolini: ‘Never Waste A Good Crisis’

There’s nothing quite like a catastrophe to shake up the status quo—and this one isn’t over yet. But corporate leaders are already mining the wreckage of 2020 for lessons on emerging stronger, faster and ready for whatever is next. Here’s what they’ve found.

Goya CEO Censure Highlights Boards’ Responsibility For Communications

Deciding how the company should respond to controversial issues before a company official makes a gaffe can prevent reputational damage that could have severely negative impacts on company growth.

The Board’s Role In Change Management

In recent months, the Covid-19 pandemic, economic uncertainty and significant social unrest have combined to bring waves of change not seen in more than a century. To assess the potential fallout for public companies, Corporate Board Member Institute and RSM US LLP convened a small group of board members to share their experiences helping their executive teams focus on appropriate courses of action. Some takeaways.

Boards—And CEOs—Should Expect Greater Scrutiny On Pay

Public company CEOs are on notice: Boards may need to reevaluate compensation models to be sure they don’t unfairly enrich executives.

Preparing For The Wave Of Covid Lawsuits

It's hard to imagine a company that won’t have a worker who contracts the coronavirus before this is over. CEOs and their boards should begin mapping out strategies now.
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In Poll, Majority of CEOs Say Hybrid Work Is Here to Stay for 2022. Full Virtual? Not so Much

Almost all the CEOs we surveyed in May say they will work in at least partially hybrid mode for the rest of the year—versus just 7 percent who said they'd be fully remote.