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Shareholder Activism: What You Need to Know
For corporate directors, the career implications of a shareholder activist campaign can be staggering. A 2013 study by The University of Chicago's Booth School of Business showed that by the third year after a proxy contest directors lose 17% of their outside directorships. In terms of the economic ...
Event Start Date: April 14, 2015
The Nonprofit Director: Thriving in an Increasingly Complex Regulatory and Gover
Nonprofit organizations play a critical role in the economy of the Commonwealth. From Healthcare to Social Services, Education to the Arts, they are part of the fabric of our quality of life often providing the pivotal link between the public and private sectors that enables successful collaboratio...
Event Start Date: February 10, 2015
Not If, But When: Cyber Security for Companies in an Age of Inevitable Hacks
With the recent SONY issues, the report on credit card hackings of several companies, and companies merging to take advantage of big data , what are the current issues in cyber security? The question for boards and executives is no longer if you are attacked, but when and are you ready. Join a ...
Event Start Date: March 10, 2015
Controversies Facing Boards: Focus on Best Practices and Learn from Directors
Whether you are a director of a public or a private company, there are times of crisis that will accelerate the need to replace your CEO, "divorce" a director or even respond to viral social media attacks or product/operational meltdowns that affect your customers and stakeholders. These c...
Event Start Date: May 12, 2015
Executive Compensation - A Practical Case Study
Join us for a different approach to updating executive compensation practices for the Compensation Committee.You will be given a case study based on current issues facing Compensation Committees, and asked, as the Committee, to make a recommendation to the full Board. To provide a critique and obser...
Event Start Date: November 11, 2014
2015 NACD New England Director of the Year Awards
The 9th Annual Director of the Year Awards recognizes leadership and accomplishment of directors in New England. This event is conducted by the only not-for-profit membership organization founded by and for corporate directors. Through a national presence in Washington, D.C. and over 20 active regio...
Event Start Date: April 29, 2015
Letter From the President
A recent NACD Board Confidence Index survey indicates that directors confidence in continued US economic growth has dropped substantially. "In 2011, we saw a number of financial and regulatory changes that significantly affect business operations, both inside and outside of the boardroom, and these ...
September 10, 2012