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    1. Maximizing Value: Considerations for Directors of a Company in Distress

      Maximizing Value: Considerations for Directors of a Company in Distress

      Directors of a leveraged company should begin to consider the implications of not being able to access traditional debt markets on appropriate terms.  This concern is particularly acute for companies with near-term debt maturities, prior difficulty achieving financial projections, a declining EBITDA forecast and/or capital funding needs reliant on low interest rates...

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    2. Laurel Hill - Proactive Measures to Blunt Shareholder Activism in 2014

      Laurel Hill - Proactive Measures to Blunt Shareholder Activism in 2014

      This interactive webinar will outline steps to take to review and prepare public corporations  for shareholder activism. This interactive webinar, led by Dr. William Catacosinos, founding Senior Partner of Laurel Hill Advisory Group, LLC, and John O’Grady, Head of Laurel Hill’s Merger and Acquisition Group, will provide participants with guidance and a series of actions that a corporation should take to prepare for the advent of an Activist...

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    3. NYSE Governance Services Inaugural Leadership Awards

      NYSE Governance Services Inaugural Leadership Awards

      NYSE Governance Services’ inaugural leadership awards program will recognize outstanding companies and individuals who have demonstrated noteworthy efforts in the areas of governance, risk, and compliance. The awards underscore the role that corporate governance plays in dictating a company’s success and a board’s contribution to long-term value...

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    4. Executive Compensation: A 2013 Opinion Survey of Compensation Committee Members

      Executive Compensation: A 2013 Opinion Survey of Compensation Committee Members

      A recent survey demonstrates a number of positive developments and emerging trends, supporting the idea that compensation programs at U.S. publicly traded companies are in fact becoming more aligned with shareholders' interests in the wake of the implementation of Dodd-Frank regulations...

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    5. 2014 Compensation Strategies

      2014 Compensation Strategies

      Executive compensation continues to be a key focus of legislators, regulators, activists, and the media. Boards continue to be challenged with how to balance the expectations of outside constituents with management’s expectations to be fairly compensated. Compensation committees must stay apprised of ongoing regulatory proposals and enactments. And they must create new ways to reward their management team to remain competitive against their peers to keep their top employees.

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    6. The General Counsel: Crucial Legal and Business Partner

      The General Counsel: Crucial Legal and Business Partner

      What had been a focus primarily on ensuring a replacement for the CEO has now gained traction as a broader, deeper management development process focused on key positions. The GC, as the head of the legal department and a key resource and advisor to the board, is an increasingly crucial spot given the recent explosion of highly technical and potentially dicey regulations and possible litigation...

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    7. What Every Compensation Committee Needs to Know About the Outstanding Dodd- Frank Rules

      What Every Compensation Committee Needs to Know About the Outstanding Dodd- Frank Rules

      This interactive webinar will look at the new focus in the change in control area and the pending Dodd-Frank regulations pertaining to executive compensation, including pay ratios, performance charts and clawback policies and provisions, and any other areas that arise at the time...

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    8. Boardmember.com's 10 Most Viewed Articles of 2011

      What were the top-of-mind issues for visitors to Boardmember.com in 2011? Articles from our annual legal issue as well as corporate political donations, Dodd-Frank, and the NYSE’s acquisition of Corporate Board Member were all topics of interest to those relying on Boardmember.com for corporate governance news in the past year.

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