Corporate Governance: Board Meetings and Minutes

Events / Tuesday, June 19, 2018

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. EDT In-Person Event

12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. EDT Webinar


Key Tower
127 Public Square
Suite 2000
Cleveland, OH 44114

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We encourage you – as well as others in your office who may be interested in this topic – to join BakerHostetler for a complimentary program set for Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Those in the Cleveland area can participate in person, or anyone can attend via webinar from any location worldwide.

Corporate Governance: Board Meetings and Minutes

Speakers will review best practices for planning, conducting and keeping records of meetings of the board of directors, and will provide guidance under Delaware and Ohio law on how directors can demonstrate that they have fulfilled their fiduciary responsibilities and tips on how to manage litigation risk.

Topics include:

Meeting Planning and Execution

  • Regular and special meetings
  • Board and committee charters
  • Meeting preparation and materials
  • Meeting conduct

Board and Committee Meeting Minutes

  • Legal requirements and goals of minutes
  • Audiences and writing style
  • Executive sessions
  • M&A deal minutes
  • Protected minutes
  • Attorney-client privilege and work product doctrine

Other Considerations

  • Board review and approval
  • Storage and access to minutes
  • Recordkeeping for subsidiaries

Jessie M. Gabriel, Securities Enforcement and Litigation Partner, BakerHostetler

Janet A. Spreen, Securities Compliance and Corporate Governance Partner, BakerHostetler

CLE Credit:
  • 1.5 hours of general credit is approved for CA, NY, PA and TX, and is available via reciprocity for CO and NJ.
  • 1.5 hours of general credit is pending in OH for in-person and webinar participants.
  • After the webinar, attendees can contact Marcie Valerio at to obtain a certificate of attendance to include with their filings for other jurisdictions or types of continuing education credit.

Register now to attend in person in Cleveland >>>

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For questions contact Marcie Valerio at mvalerio@bakerlaw.