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Governance Challenges 2016: M&A Oversight

National Association of Corporate DirectorsThe National Association of Corporate Directors’ 2016 edition of Governance Challenges combines guidance from five strategic content partners of the NACD with broad M&A expertise. The report addresses the importance of early board engagement in strategy, the need for proactive dialogue with all key stakeholders, and the imperative to balance short-term and long-term goals throughout the M&A process.

A complimentary copy of the report is available for download.

Boards can use this new resource to:

  • identify “drive and drag” factors that can advance or delay transaction results;
  • monitor key aspects of the due-diligence process before approving the deal;
  • understand the tax implications of a prospective transaction;
  • consider exposure to risk from antitrust liability, cybersecurity challenges, and environmental liability; and
  • select and retain talent and adjust compensation arrangements during the leadership change.

Download the report.




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