Sarbanes-Oxley and the Board of Directors is a practical, down-to-earth guide for board members. It covers everything from board basics to compliance with regulations, corporate culture and values to assessing and reacting to hostile shareholder activities. Complete with real-world examples, vignettes, case studies, and other information, this guide helps board members, CEOs, CFOs, and others understand their responsibilities and potential liabilities and implement effective corporate governance. It covers building a strong framework for effective governance, ways to protect board members, specific guidance for effective corporate oversight and communications, and more. Sarbanes-Oxley and the Board of Directors gives directors the knowledge, techniques, and tools to serve the company and its stockholders well.