Activist investors are making corporate boards whiter and more male

Our CEO Brett Stephens is featured in Quartz this morning stemming from a recent interview with management reporter Oliver Staley. Staley’s piece focuses on the impact activists are having on board composition. And he features Stephens’ commentary throughout the article – with his insight constituting the bulk of the piece – alongside research from ISS, […]

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Forecasting 2016 Shareholder Demands and Expectations

Greg Lau, leader of our Board Advisory Practice, is featured on the National Association of Corporate Directors‘ (NACD) latest BoardVision program, “Forecasting 2016 Shareholder Demands and Expectations”. Hosted by NACD’s Chris Clark, the interview focuses on how leading directors should place the demands and expectations of shareholders top of mind as the proxy season approaches. […]

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From Board Member to Board Practice Leader – Why?

In his latest LinkedIn post, Christopher Clark, publisher of NACD Directorship magazine, asked a very pointed question of Greg Lau, head of our Board Advisory Practice: “From Board Member to Board Practice Leader – Why?” Lau responded: “Having served on the boards of WorldatWork, General International Ltd., GMAC Insurance Holdings, and certainly NACD has afforded […]

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Webinar | Age of Alignment: Linking Compensation & Business Strategy

Event Details December 16, 2014 2.00 – 3.00 p.m. (ET) Register here It’s a new era. The “Review and Concur” role of the Board of Directors in corporate strategy is no longer sufficient as companies prepare for the challenge of fast and frequent disruptive market forces. The NACD’s Blue Ribbon Commission Report on Strategy Development […]

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