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Inside America’s Boardrooms is a weekly web show for board members, general counsels, and corporate secretaries. Hosted by TK Kerstetter, this 10-minute program airs every week to cover best practices for today’s corporate boards and committees. Don’t miss our other programs coming soon: Inside Europe’s Boardrooms and Inside Australia’s Boardrooms.

Recent Episodes

Battling Systemic Racism: How Boards Can Have a Positive Impact – Part 4

In the final segment of our series on systemic racism, Ashley Marchand Orme discusses key takeaways and next steps for boards.

Battling Systemic Racism: How Boards Can Have a Positive Impact – Part 3

In Part 3 of our series on systemic racism, Rose McKinney-James and John W. Rogers Jr. discuss the poor representation of African American/Black professionals in the boardroom and C-Suite—and what board members can do to make a positive impact.

Battling Systemic Racism: How Boards Can Have a Positive Impact – Pt. 2

In Part 2 of our series on systemic racism, Esther Aguilera and Roel Campos discuss challenges for Latino/Hispanic professionals amid a broader landscape of systemic racism.

Battling Systemic Racism: How Boards Can Have a Positive Impact – Part 1

In this first in a four-part series, Priya Cherian Huskins and Doug Chia frame how systemic racism manifests across the boardroom and business landscape and how corporate directors can prioritize diversity and inclusion.

Proxy Solicitation Reform: What Boards Should Know

In this episode, David Berger reviews and provides guidance on the SEC’s new proxy solicitation rules for proxy voting.

Enhancing Audit Committee Effectiveness: Resources & Tools

In this episode, Julie Bell Lindsay explains how audit committees can navigate a challenging environment by offering several resources from the CAQ.

Preparing for Dodd-Frank Compensation Rule Changes

In this episode, Don Kalfen outlines the likely changes to the proposed Dodd-Frank compensation rules and touches on the implications for boards and compensation committees.

Audit Committees & COVID-19: Beyond Financial Reporting

In this episode, Stephen Parker frames the audit committee landscape and shares insights from PwC’s recent report.

How COVID-19 Impacts Cyber Risk & Digital Transformation

In this episode, Christa Steele discusses the board’s role in digital strategy and cyber risk oversight.

Should Boards Consider Poison Pills During COVID-19?

In this episode, Amy Simmerman & Douglas Schnell review the governance and fiduciary duties surrounding rights plans and poison pills.

Measuring Stakeholder Capitalism: Global Progress on ESG Metrics

In this episode, Brian Stafford highlights key takeaways from a recent webinar with the World Economic Forum, Bank of America and EY.

Pandemic Governance: How Are Boards Managing Succession & Refreshment?

In this episode, Julie Daum shares key takeaways from her various discussions with directors around managing succession and refreshment planning during a pandemic.

M&A Trends During the COVID-19 Crisis

In this episode, Amy Simmerman and Douglas Schnell assess the M&A landscape and draw implications for boards.

Returning to the Workplace: Considerations for Boards

In this episode, Carrie Duarte outlines how boards and management can work together to bring employees back safely and productively. What does the workplace of the future look like?

Compensation Committees: What to Do With 2020 Bonus Plans?

In this episode, Chris Havey explains what he’s witnessing across corporate boardrooms right now when it comes to restructuring annual bonus plans.

How the Board’s Role May Evolve in Times of Crisis

Shellye Archambeau explains how boards may need to evolve and adapt in times of uncertainty. What governance model is best suited for a pandemic?

Understanding ESG Expectations During the COVID-19 Crisis

In this episode, Paul Washington highlights what boards should be focused on with respect to sustainability issues and investor communication. Will ESG be paused or accelerated amid COVID-19?

The CFO Agenda: Challenges of Navigating COVID-19

In this episode, Paul DeNicola frames responses to PwC's COVID-19 CFO Pulse Survey. What are the most pressing issues CFOs have raised as they plan for a post-pandemic workplace?

Securing Board Communications in a Virtual World

In this episode, Amanda Carty outlines best practices for navigating board communications during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Legal Advice for Boards Navigating COVID-19

In this episode, Amy Simmerman outlines top legal considerations for boards navigating COVID-19 challenges.

Director Compensation: Key Considerations During COVID-19

In this episode, Bob Romanchek shares his thoughts on director pay in a COVID-19 environment. What are the key considerations right now?

Compensation Committee Challenges Amid COVID-19

In this episode, Bob Romanchek offers guidance for boards reevaluating executive compensation during Coronavirus times.

Key Considerations for Audit Committees During COVID-19

In this episode, Paula Loop frames the new reality for audit committees as they look to tackle the current financial close cycle.

Virtual Annual Shareholder Meetings: Key Considerations & Challenges

In this episode, Sherry Moreland describes the virtual annual shareholder meeting landscape. What challenges can companies expect to face?

Top Boardroom Issues During COVID-19

In our first remote episode, Paula Loop and host TK Kerstetter outline the most pressing boardroom issues during COVID-19.

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