Calling the Cavalry: Special Purpose Directors in Times of Boardroom Stress

June 17, 2019


Over the last three decades, the demands placed on public company directors have increased exponentially. In addition to ordinary course audit committee, compensation committee, compliance and business oversight work, directors are now expected to animate the company’s sustainability programs, focus a keen eye on boardroom diversity and “refreshment,” understand cyber and other enterprise risks, and assure that the company is operating in accordance with evolving standards of corporate social responsibility.

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