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Article: A new kind of captured board (PDF)

Co-authored by Ann Mulé, Associate Director of the Weinberg Center, and Charles Elson, Director of the Weinberg Center. The article was published in the first quarter 2014 edition of the Directors & Boards magazine.  The article is about the importance of independent director industry expertise on a public company board and the dangers of a “management knowledge-captured board.”

Ms. Mulé and/or Professor Elson have spoken on this topic at:

  • ABA Business Law Section Spring 2014 Meeting
  • 2014 Citadel Directors Institute
  • The Conference Board’s Global Corporate Governance Research Center’s Corporate/Investor Summit
  • ABA Business Law Section Annual Meeting, Corporate Governance Committee
  • 2014 NACD Board Leadership Conference, Board Committee Forum: Nominating and Governance
  • 2015 ISS Annual Conference
  • TIAA-CREF Board of Trustees Retreat, Corporate Governance Committee
  • RRDonnelley Proxy Statement Interactive Seminar
  • PwC/Weinberg Center Webcast
  • International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN) Boston 2015
  • Association of Corporate Counsel 2015 Annual Meeting
  • Blank Rome Seminar
  • Equilar/Nasdaq Conference

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