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Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance: It Can't Happen to Us—Avoiding Corporate Disaster While Driving Success by Richard M. Steinberg

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Acknowledgments

Having learned a great deal from so many smart people, I'd like to offer my thanks to each and every one of them. That, of course, isn't feasible in the space available here, so I'll need to be selective, beginning with some of the individuals whose names appear on the pages of this book. I've had extensive experience with some and only limited contact with others, but each has helped enhance my knowledge of some element of governance, risk management, and compliance.

I thank you, in alphabetical order: William Allen, Director, NYU Center for Law and Business and former Chancellor, Delaware Chancery Court; Betsy Atkins, venture capitalist and corporate director; William Chandler, Chancellor, Delaware Chancery Court; Cynthia Cooper, consultant and former Vice President of Audit, WorldCom; Peter Drucker, professor, author, and consultant; Charles Elson, the Edgar S. Woolard, Jr. Chair in Corporate Governance and Director of the John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance at the University of Delaware and corporate director; Margaret (Peggy) Foran, Chief Governance Officer and Corporate Secretary, Prudential and corporate director; Holly Gregory, Partner, Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Robert Herz, former Chairman, Financial Accounting Standards Board; Richard Koppes, former Deputy Executive Officer and General Counsel of CalPERS, founder of the NAPPA, board member of the NACD and corporate director; James Kristie, Editor, Directors & Boards; Jay Lorsch, Louis E. Kirstein ...

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