The Buck Stops in the Board Room: Empowering Today's Directors

Presented by Douglas B. Gordon

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Course Description

Length: 1h 2min    Published: 5/2/2017    
Board of director behavior has been under increased scrutiny in recent years. Attorneys who advise corporations should have a thorough understanding of every duty and legal obligation of the board. This program covers real life examples of legal quandaries faced by the board, and advises attorneys on how to help corporate clients navigate the endless grey areas of corporate law, while still being effective under the constant threat of litigation. Mr. Gordon also presents his acclaimed “10 Commandments of the Board,” which delves into the most vital actions a board must take to protect itself, tackling issues such as the duty of care, the duty of loyalty, proper control procedures, limitations on the CEO’s authority, and proper evaluation procedures.
Learning Objectives
* Explore real-world examples of legal issues faced by boards of directors
* Understand how to advise corporate clients on legal gray areas
* Learn how a board can protect itself in situations of legal ambiguity

Speaker Q&A

Presented By:

Douglas B. Gordon

619.208.8811

dbg@dbgordon.com

Featured Reviews

"Excellent presentation on overall dos/don'ts that board members usually don't follow."

   Joseph P

"A really well-organized and informative course. Instructor is clearly expert in the field and presentation was excellent."

   Stephen M G

"Very good; interesting speaker and subject"

   Steven S

"Great presentation, very informative!"

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