L-Blast | June 2020

Dear All, We hope you and your loved ones continue to stay safe and in good spirits as we get through this challenging time. It’s hard to believe 2020 is halfway over, and what a year it has been. Hopefully the second half of the year gets better and we can finally put COVID-19 behind us. In any case, let’s...

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Brent Longnecker Explains The Difference Between Chairman and Executive Chairman in the HBJ

Brent Longnecker is quoted in this HBJ article explaining the difference between a chairman and an executive chairman as it pertains to, Tellurian Inc’s Charif Souki who’s title was elevated to executive chairman. “Usually when you see an executive chairman title, that means that person is stepping up and being asked to do more. He obviously has a skillset that...

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SEC Outlook and Governance Trends for 2020

With restored staffing levels and an increased budget, the SEC is well positioned for a busy proxy season in 2020. In this article by Broadridge, the major areas of change and the trends that are likely to affect public companies this year are reviewed. CLICK HERE TO VIEW BROADRIDGE'S REPORT »

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NACD’s COVID-19 Survey Reveals Top Trends and Governance Challenges Directors Anticipate Post-Crisis

Our partners at NACD (National Association of Corporate Directors) have just revealed results from their COVID-19 survey, in which more than 300 directors participated. The survey provides valuable insights regarding trends and governance challenges directors are expecting to face over the next few months as we enter the recovery phase. Key findings include: Shaping the post-crisis strategy is the top...

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How Boards Can Help Address Systemic Racism in America

We stand firmly against racism and the inhumane death of George Floyd. Racial injustice cannot be ignored and business leaders have the power and platform to lead change. Meaningful action must be taken to promote, encourage, and support justice and equality for all. This article shares immediate steps boards should consider to lay the foundation for sustainable change against racial...

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