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February 2015

The Company and Its Board: Connect the Dots on Information Governance

By Julie A. Flaming, Renee S. Dankner, Jarrett Coco

DRI E-Discovery Connection

Reprinted with permission from DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar.

Board members receive sensitive information to perform their corporate governance and risk management oversight roles. They also generate and exchange information with other Board members and with company business executives. Additionally, Board-level information governance considerations often include an added layer of complexity: many or most Board members are not company employees, and transmittal of information to and among Board members may be through channels external to company email systems.