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90-minute live streaming program
  • October 30
  • 1:00 - 2:30 pm EST

Corporate Governance for Paralegals

October 30

Expand your knowledge of corporate governance and better understand how important it is to the business you are assisting.

Oftentimes, a paralegal or administrative assistant who is assigned to support the corporate secretary does not receive much background information about the specifics of the position or about the roles and responsibilities of the office of the corporate secretary. From this program, you will learn both the theoretical and practical aspects of delivering support services to the corporate secretary of our organization as well as the importance of this role to the corporation’s board of directors, executive management team and shareholders.

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Over 32 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Agenda

What Is Corporate Governance
  • Processes That Guide Board of Directors Decision-Making
  • Structure for Management of Responsibilities of the Board, Management and Shareholders
  • Compliance With Corporate Formalities
Reasons to Practice Good Governance
  • Corporate Veil Protection
  • Shareholder Lawsuit Defense
  • Preparedness for Material Transactions, Audits and Regulatory Reviews
  • Enhance Effectiveness of Board Meetings and Follow up Action Execution
What Does the Corporate Secretary Do?
  • Provided Corporate Governance Leadership
  • Helps to Mitigate Risks Associated With a Board's Performance of Its Fiduciary Duties
  • Facilitates Board Decision-Making Processes and Procedures
  • Documents Board and Committee Deliberations and Decisions
What Are Corporate Governance Services?
  • Board and Committee Meeting Preparation
  • Board and Committee Support
  • Subsidiary and Affiliate Management
  • Corporate Governance Service Partner Management
  • Corporate Governance Consulting
What Are the Key Activities of a Corporate Governance Paralegal?
  • Maintain Corporate Minute Books
  • Manage Subsidiary and Affiliate Corporate Information by Administering Legal Entity Management Systems
  • Utilize Board Portals to Distribute Board and Committee Meeting Materials to Board Members
  • Draft Board and Committee Meeting Minutes and Board Resolutions
  • Manage Director and Officer Indemnification Agreement Execution
  • Coordinate Use of External Corporate Governance Service Providers
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Credits

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  • NALA 1.5
     
  • This program is applicable for continuing legal assistant education credit. Please check with your accrediting board to see if this course will qualify towards your recertification requirements. Program Length: 1.5 hour(s).
     
  • NFPA 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the National Federation of Paralegal Associations for 1.5 hours of NFPA continuing education credit.
     
  • IN Paralegals
     
  • This course may qualify for continuing legal education through the Indiana State Bar Association for paralegals.
     

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

Who should attend?

This webinar is designed for paralegals, legal assistants, associates and other legal professionals.

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Why Lorman?

Over 32 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Faculty

Paul Marcela

Paul Marcela

Governance Partners Group, LLC

  • President and managing director of Governance Partners Group, LLC (GPG)
  • Current professional focus is in the corporate governance arena
  • Firm that specializes in providing external chief governance officer and related corporate governance services to companies and other organizations that seek to outsource all or a portion of their office of the corporate secretary operations
  • Served the Society for Corporate Governance as chair of the Society’s Private Companies Committee, 2013-2016
  • J.D. degree, Case Western Reserve University; M.B.A. degree, Central Michigan University; B.S. degree, Allegheny College
  • Can be contacted at 770-815-4445 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 406447
Published 2019
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