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Company & Commercial

26 November 2018
Low board turnover? Less opportunity for board diversity

USA - Cooley LLP

A recent study showed that in 2018, 428 new directors were elected to boards of companies in the S&P 500 – the most new directors since 2004 – representing an increase of 8% from 2017. Further, 57% of boards added at least one new director and 22% appointed more than one new director. However, overall turnover remained modest. While these new directors added fresh skills, qualifications and perspectives, the study concluded that progress regarding boardroom diversity has been mixed.

Author: Cydney Posner
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Upcoming events

IBA Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia Anti-Corruption Enforcement and Compliance Conference

12-13 November 2018 – Prague, Czech Republic

This new anti-corruption conference will focus on criminal liability, corporate investigations, foreign bribery, non-transparent foreign entities and regional enforcement in Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia.


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IBA – 5th Annual Corporate Governance Conference

6-7 December 2018 – Frankfurt, Germany

This essential conference will provide you with the opportunity to discuss issues and challenges facing the sector with other leading lawyers, academics and professionals in the fields of corporate governance and regulation.


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IBA – 12th Annual Law Firm Management Conference

7 December 2018 – Moscow, Russia

The 12th Annual Law Firm Management Conference will investigate key law firm management challenges, including development forecasts for the legal market, strategic planning and personnel resources.


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