FEI 21st Century Director: Ethical and Legal Responsibilities of Board Members

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Date/Time
Feb 12, 2019
8:00 am-4:30 pm

Location
Ernst & Young LLP

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This course will discuss the legal and ethical responsibilities of directors and the special responsibilities of audit committee members. Attendees will also participate in group discussions for various case studies.

Topics include:

  • Changing role of directors
  • Impact of constituent activism on ethical and legal responsibilities
  • Effect of recent business failures, Sarbanes‐Oxley and Dodd‐Frank
  • Meaning of “Fiduciary Duty” and its impact on responsibilities
  • Importance of directors and officers insurance, and what to look for in policies
  • Responsibilities of various committees
  • Audit Committee qualifications
  • Audit Committee “Financial Expert”
  • Skills and experience needed for new board members
  • Working with your organization’s board
  • Being the best director you can be

Who should attend:

  • Those who serve or aspire to serve on a board of directors
  • Finance professionals who work with the boards of their organizations

For more information, visit the FEI event page.