Boards are our business

Policy Drafting

Governance isn’t a f#@r letter word. We’ll prove it on paper.

WATSON’s legal policy drafting expertise leads to results that are clear, practical and easy to use. We:

  • Establish and update your governance frameworks, adopting effective practices to fit your unique environment and operating culture
  • Create a solid set of governance policies that make decision-making more straight-forward

What we do

Frameworks

We’ll work with you to develop the framework you need. Using our extensive experience and thought leadership in developing governance practices, we’ll document your framework to provide clarity for all. We know governance, and we’ll put that knowledge to work.

We’ll develop simple, understandable, and user-friendly governance documents and templates including:

Board Manual

  • Statements of mandate and purpose
  • Terms of reference
  • Strategy oversight and policies
  • Risk management
  • Succession planning
  • CEO evaluation policies

Governance Documentation

  • Articles of incorporation
  • Corporate bylaws
  • Shareholder agreements
  • Templates and models to support your meetings and reporting

Templates

  • Risk matrix
  • Briefing notes
  • Forward calendars
  • Agenda design
  • Committee reports

You’ll have the tools you need, and know how to use them, too.

 

Bottom line? You’ll swear your governance is better.

 

Let’s get drafting

We’re the governance experts. Need we really say more?

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