Directors' Intensive Program on Corporate Governance
fostering legal and ethical board leadership
Presented by Boston College Law School and The Boston College Carroll School of Management's Center for Corporate Citizenship
The 2012 Directors' Program took place on June 20, 2012. Watch video from the luncheon presentation here.
Corporate governance has become both increasingly important and increasingly challenging as directors respond to the dynamic economic, political, cultural and regulatory environment in which today’s companies operate. Board directors are being held more accountable than ever before and are expected to understand and fulfill their fiduciary duties with the rigor and wisdom necessary to both ensure legal compliance and promote sustainable, long term value.
The second annual Directors’ Intensive Program was pleased to welcome noted experts from business, law, finance, and academia, including keynote speaker Frank Partnoy, bestselling author of WAIT! THE ART AND SCIENCE OF DELAY and F.I.A.S.C.O., BLOOD IN THE WATER ON WALL STREET, and Robert Khuzami, director of the Division of Enforcement of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Full Speakers List
The Directors’ Program on Corporate Governance, offered by Boston College Law School in collaboration with the Boston College Carroll School of Management’s Center for Corporate Citizenship, examines current issues board directors need to consider to fulfill their oversight duties and lead with integrity. This full-day program provides corporate directors and senior executives, including legal and financial experts, with information from top academics and practitioners through intensive, interactive lectures, and panel presentations. The program is designed to address some of the most important areas of director education in a uniquely interactive forum.
Boston College has a long-standing reputation for educational excellence grounded in a commitment to ethics and responsibility to society. The Directors’ Program offers valuable support to those corporate leaders who recognize that the best companies achieve a reputation for excellence, effectively manage risk, and create sustained value over the long-term by aligning business strategies with fundamental business values that are informed by broader societal interests.