September 17, 2019   /  Carissa Duenas

Taking Minutes: Best Practices For Company Secretaries

Meeting minutes serve the purpose of recording board actions and decisions. They are a critical component of board meetings, but they are often overlooked as a cursory documentation requirement. The reality is that there are legal and practical reasons for them.

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August 27, 2019   /  Steve Schechter

Data Security — A Note On Standards And Certifications

What is the value of data to your business?

Whether it’s a close look at the steps your company follows to create products, details of confidential discussions between senior management and clients, or board-level plans for the company’s future, how much damage would result from a leak, theft or other loss of key company data?

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August 13, 2019   /  Jay Shaw

The Five Stages Of The Board Management Maturity Model

Though boards differ considerably in regard to how they communicate with and support their members, the approaches boards adopt to organize meetings, circulate reports (and other documents) and manage minutes and records tend to evolve in predictable ways over time.

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July 18, 2019   /  Alan Hewitt

Style Matters: Writing Effective Board Papers

In this article, I’d like to take a look at the many documents that we have to read online – be it on a laptop, tablet, or phone – in preparation for a board meeting. Many people still tend to print out documents on paper to read them because it’s easier to skim through in that format.

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June 18, 2019   /  Carissa Duenas

Email for the Board? Think Twice

Despite the emergence of new communication platforms on the Internet (e.g. social media, messaging, video calls, etc.), email continues to be the most important electronic business communication tool. It’s not only because emails are considered “official” documents, but also because email works. It saves time and offers tremendous convenience, along with ease of use.

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June 4, 2019   /  Carissa Duenas

The Evolving Role of Company Secretaries

The traditional role of the company secretary used to be heavily slanted towards ensuring regulatory (or legal) compliance and corporate records administration.

This role has evolved in an era where technology is so deeply embedded in the organisation’s operational and financial DNA.

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May 14, 2019   /  Simon Law

Praxonomy is Featured on the London Stock Exchange Issuer Services Marketplace

Praxonomy is excited to announce that we have been selected to feature on the London Stock Exchange Issuer Services Marketplace as a provider of Board Portal to small and mid cap companies listed on LSE's Main Market and AIM.

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April 30, 2019   /  Alan Hewitt

Getting the Most Out of Your Board Portal

A Board Portal application should make your life easier. Easier to do what needs to be done, easier to do what you want to do and easier to ensure that you stay compliant. So easier for whom?

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April 10, 2019   /  Fred Walsh

Why Public Companies Need a Board Portal

As an adviser to public companies, I see corporate governance as the key to the proper functioning of a company board and ultimately a means of increasing shareholder value. Investors, after all, invest to make a return.

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March 26, 2019   /  Carissa Duenas

Secure the Organisation by Securing the Boardroom

With the prevalence of online threats and attacks on corporate entities of all kinds and sizes, cybersecurity is an area that cannot be simply relegated to the I.T. departments of organisations to handle. 

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