November 13, 2019   /  Alan Hewitt
Best Practices: Facilitating Virtual Meetings

In the past week, I attended our regular board meeting comprised of four individuals. It sounds straight-forward. It had none of the complexities that usually accompany meetings with a cast of ten or more, but we found ourselves attending the meeting from different countries

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October 23, 2019   /  Carissa Duenas
Establishing A High Calibre Board Before Going Public

It can take years for a company to adequately prepare for an initial public offering (IPO). By considering going public, companies will need to commit to a comprehensive, time-consuming, and often expensive undertaking in order to satisfy listing requirements.

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October 14, 2019   /  William Tam
Why Customer Support Matters When Evaluating Technology for Your Board

Imagine attending a board meeting with 12 directors in the boardroom. Soon after the meeting commences, you have trouble retrieving the presentation notes on your laptop — and you have no secondary backup. You are desperate for help.

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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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