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Articles from Directors & Boards (January 1, 2010)

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"Say on pay" is coming: boards should act now to prepare for "say on pay.". Raymond, F.Douglas, III 1442
10 things every director should know about risk; The focus on risk has only just begun. If you don't have a regular risk assessment program or a risk committee on your board, you will. Kiernan, Peter D. 2266
2010 goal setting: strike the right balance; The recommended steps to move from a 'mark-to-budget' approach to a 'mark-to-shareholder' approach. Ferracone, Robin A.; Gershkowitz, Todd M. 704
A ready resource. 500
Advancement rights: are you covered? Two recent Delaware decisions emphasize the need to review these rights and to monitor developments in this area. Raymond, Doug 933
After 2009, the flood--of new intervention; What directors can do to prepare themselves for new waves of investor scrutiny and regulatory reach into the boardroom. The key: think like a shareholder. Gwin, Bonnie W.; Dysart, Theodore L. 1214
Beware unintended consequences: mandatory disclosure of the impact of compensation on risk will force boards to review risks in great detail. Lenehan, Pamela F. 801
Book it: best bets for board reading from a roundup of new books, leadership insights on company heroes, market research, buying a D&O insurance policy, the secret of executive presence ... and, the good life. 1912
CEO-centric firms: risks and remedies; Improved governance is one natural antidote to the downside of CEO domination. Walkling, Ralph 901
Directors Roster: a quarterly record of new director appointments. 7685
If he had it to do all over: Dennis Kozlowski, from prison: I was the victim of a weak board. Gillespie, John; Zweig, David 1077
Implementing risk-adjusted executive performance compensation; Risk-based executive performance compensation is the wave of the future. Lipman, Frederick D. 1174
It's a tougher world; A director visits with his former CEO, now residing in the Gray Bar Hotel. Sutton, Gary 702
Kitzur Shulchan Aruch as an M&A guide. Kaback, Hoffer 792
Let's have no 'outrageous failure of policy'; Bad regulations addressing executive compensation at the national level threaten to lead to bad practices at the board level. Kristie, James 697
Myths and realities of executive compensation board members need to know what is working--and what isn't--in executive compensation, and base their views on available facts. Kay, Ira T. 863
Principles-based governance of executive compensation: a group of independent directors, concerned about the state of executive compensation, is encouraging boards to adopt guiding principles. Delves, Donald P.; Cafferty, Pastora San Juan 1602
Revisiting the pay of the nonexecutive chair: analysis shows inconsistencies in compensation of executive and nonexecutive chairs. Lerner, Diane; Kay, Ira T. 1292
Risk oversight is a 'team sport': When considering a board-level risk committee, the board first must clarify its own oversight responsibility as well as the oversight responsibilities of its standing committees. Here is a way to get at that. Keizer, Henry R. 1017
The Directors & Boards survey; CEO and director compensation. 1604
The Great Divide: to separate the chairman and CEO roles, or not? To make such a separation mandatory, or not? A panel of experts tackles the thorny theoretical issues and practical concerns involved in splitting the two top leadership positions of the corporation. Kristie, James Discussion 7461
The SEC's expanded governance and executive compensation disclosure requirements; New rules for the 2010 proxy season take effect on February 28. Karp, David C.; Goldstein, Jeremy L. 1203
Then and now. Editorial 585
Toward a better pay governance model: a review of the SEC's new compensation consultant fee-disclosure requirements. Friske, Doug 1172
What you want in a nonexecutive chair: a full understanding and development of this role is still in its infancy. Wolfe, Henry D. 1279
What's all this i'm hearing about "compensation risk?" Five ways for directors to make sense of compensation risk. Cagney, Lawrence K.; Lewis, Jonathan F.; Serebransky, Elizabeth Pagel 1400
When a D&O policy could leave you bare: don't presume that your 'mother company' policy offers any protection when you accept an outside board seat. Galban, Anthony 736

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