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Friday, January 26, 2018

10:00AM - 2:30PM

New York, NY


Event Overview

The role of the corporate director has evolved over time, and the job has become more demanding in recent years.  Structural changes in our capital markets have contributed to this.  Major corporate crises and the reforms in their aftermath have also impacted what is expected of boards.  The Governance Center is undertaking a year-long examination of the range of expectations of public company directors.  Examining this from the perspectives of key stakeholders in the marketplace, we hope to develop a construct for how we think about the job of a director and analyze what that job entails in different situations.

To date, we have explored the role and expectations of directors from the perspectives of proxy advisory firms (March 1st), Directors (April 20th), West Coast Investors (June 8th), East Coast Investors (September 13th) and Hedge Funds (November 7th).  Hosted in collaboration with the Ira Millstein Center for Global Markets and Corporate Ownership at Columbia Law School, in this next session we look to prominent academics in business and law to share their ideas.

Attendance is by invite-only, open to The Conference Board Governance Center members and invited guests of the Millstein Center.

Should you have any questions about the meeting, or are interested in registering, please contact Michael Mahoney, Program Manager with the Governance Center, at +1 (212) 339-0276 or

CLE (New York State) Credits and CPE (NASBA) credits will be available to attendees.  

Information Regarding New York CLE Credits: 

Columbia Law School has been certified by the New York State Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Board as an Accredited Provider of CLE programs. Under New York State CLE regulations, this live non-transitional CLE Program will provide 4 credit hours that can be applied toward the Areas of Professional Practice requirement. CLE credit is awarded only to New York attorneys for full attendance of the Program in its entirety. Attorneys attending only part of a Program are not eligible for partial credit for it, although they are most welcome to attend it. Attendance is determined by an attorney's sign-in and sign-out, as shown in the Conference registers. On sign-out, attorneys should also submit their completed Evaluation Form, provided at the Conference. Please note the NYS Certificates of Attendance will be sent to the email address as it appears in the register unless otherwise noted there.


Information Regarding CPE (NASBA) Credits: 

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Earn up to 4 CPE credits
Regulatory Ethics
Requirements : Attendees must sign-in each day for full credit. Delivery Method: Group-Live; Program Level: Intermediate, Prerequisites: Bachelor’s degree or higher, Advanced Preparation: None

Roundtable Co-Host