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Download: Expert Analysis on Emerging Board Issues for 2019

National Association of Corporate DirectorsThe National Association of Corporate Directors has published an article discussing current perspectives on what boards can expect in the new year.

The article can be downloaded from the NACD site at no charge.

“The business landscape is in constant flux, multifaceted, and difficult to track,” the NACD says on its website. “That’s why we’ve partnered with a brain trust of governance experts to produce the 2019 Governance Outlook: Projections on Emerging Board Matters.”

The report offers comprehensive guidance that will inform governance decisions and strategic planning in 2019. NACD governance partners provide an overview of key governance trends, accompanying outlook, implications of the shifting landscape, and questions for boards to consider, as well as in-depth coverage of the following topics:

  • NACD discusses how directors can understand, anticipate, and overcome detrimental disruptive risk and keep pace with opportunities that create long-term value.
  • Baker Tilly provides a regulatory update on international trade and tariffs, tax reform, cybersecurity, and other key risks boards need to be prepared for.
  • Ceres emphasizes the importance of recognizing climate change as a critical risk for companies.
  • Deloitte provides recommendations on how directors can leverage insights when establishing practices for M&A proposal review, and stresses the importance of keeping directors up-to-date on regulatory changes.
  • Spencer Stuart identifies trends in board composition and how retirement, diversity, and age are driving factors in the space.

Download the article.