08:30 - 10:30
Have you ever attended a controversial board meeting?
The Center for Integrity in Business and Government, Central European University Business School, together with the Governance and Transparency Committee, American Chamber of Commerce in Hungary
cordially invites you to a
SIMULATION OF A BOARD OF DIRECTORS’ MEETING
The Board of Directors of a publicly held (stock exchange listed) company intends to approve an M&A transaction allegedly vital to the survival of the company. Besides the uncertainties of the deal preliminary questions of conflict of interest and integrity arise involving the CEO and questionable pre-transaction practices at the target level surface at the Board meeting. How do responsible board members react? What are the moral and legal considerations to take into account? How can one determine the right priority?
The event is followed by a reception.
Please register at firstname.lastname@example.org by March 1st 2015.
Topics to be debated at the Board Meeting
- Conflicts of interest: adequacy of disclosure
- Corporate ethics
- Compliance (transparency)
- Whistleblower (action and protection)
- Compensation appropriateness and opportunities for potentially corrupt behavior
- Responsibility, accountability and consequence