In October 2012, Thomson Reuters Governance, Risk and Compliance surveyed Company Secretaries and General Counsel globally to provide a benchmark for the landscape of board behavior, specifically their approach to communications, security, strategic business intelligence and technology against an ever-changing regulatory environment and increased scrutiny.

The results expose potential areas of risk for board communications, holes in strategic resources, and emphasized some of the many challenges associated with managing a global, highly-mobile board in a fast-paced environment.