January/February 2017

Cover Feature

The Next World Order

As populism, nationalism, nativism and isolationism reset the global economic and political scene, boards need to shift their focus to understand where change is coming from and where it may lead, says corporate director and former politician David Emerson, who also serves on the board of the ICD.







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Also in this issue:

Editor's Note: New Expectations

Editor's Note: New Expectations

01/01/2017
Simon Avery

In the aftermath of the 2008 global financial crisis, boards of directors found themselves facing a more stringent regulatory environment, the effects of which they still deal with today.

From the President's Desk: The Trust Advantage

From the President's Desk: The Trust Advantage

02/01/2017
Rahul Bhardwaj

One of the biggest questions before Canadians at the start of this year is how well the country will fare in the rapidly shifting economic and political global landscape.

News Brief

News Brief

03/01/2017
Heather Wilson

Compiled by Heather Wilson, ICD's Director of Research Services

Exploring the Unknown, Unthinkable and Unmeasurable

Exploring the Unknown, Unthinkable and Unmeasurable

04/01/2017
Virgina Galt

Volatile times require boards to consider political expertise and new risk oversight processes.

Preparing for the Next World Order

Preparing for the Next World Order

05/01/2017
Gordon Pitts

As populism, nationalism, nativism and isolationism reset the global economic and political scene, boards need to shift their focus to understand where change is coming from and where it may lead, says David Emerson.

Is Your Company Releasing Reliable Financial Information?

Is Your Company Releasing Reliable Financial Information?

06/01/2017
Stefan Mihailovich and Axel Thesberg

Audit committees must ask the right questions about the unaudited information management chooses to present.

Policy Update: Demonstrating and Enabling Innovation

Policy Update: Demonstrating and Enabling Innovation

07/01/2017
Matthew Fortier

When we think about innovation, we tend to think of “great leaps forward” like the iPhone or artificial intelligence, but innovations much smaller in scale and scope can also have a big impact.

Member Viewpoint: Informed leadership, hard data & good communication are a regulator’s best friends

Member Viewpoint: Informed leadership, hard data & good communication are a regulator’s best friends

08/01/2017
Simon Avery

Peter Klohn is the first independent chair of New Brunswick’s Financial and Consumer Services Commission
(FCNB), where he has overseen the integration of several regulatory service groups into a single regulator.

ICD Chapter Insights

ICD Chapter Insights

09/01/2017

Takeaways from regular ICD chapter events across the country

Directors on the Move

Directors on the Move

11/01/2017
Spencer Stuart

Directors on the Move™ provides a detailed listing of new, publicly announced board appointments across Canada