Corporate Governance

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As a publicly traded company, it is XO Group Inc.’s, formerly The Knot Inc.’s, policy to conduct business affairs in a manner that will maintain and improve XO Group’s good reputation and to publicly disclose, on a broad, non-selective basis, all material information concerning XO Group in a timely manner that presents an accurate portrayal of our operating and financial performance. XO Group’s Board of Directors is committed to thoroughly exercising its oversight responsibilities throughout the company, managing XO Group’s affairs consistent with the highest principles of business ethics and satisfying corporate governance requirements.

XO Group has taken the following steps, among others, to fulfill our commitment to corporate governance practices, which are consistent with our stockholders’ best interests and legal requirements:

  • A majority of XO Group Board members, and all members of our Audit and Compensation Committees, are independent of XO Group and our management.
  • The Charters of our Audit and Compensation Committees clearly establish the respective roles and responsibilities of the committee members.
  • The Audit Committee has established policies consistent with the auditor independence provisions of the Sarbanes-Oxley corporate reform law and related regulations.
  • Ernst & Young, our independent auditor, reports directly to the Audit Committee
  • XO Group has a clear code of business conduct and ethics, which requires all of our employees, officers and directors to conduct the Company's business in accordance with the law and the highest ethical standards.
  • XO Group has a confidential hot line available to all employees to facilitate anonymous reporting of any questionable activities.
Committee Charters
Download Corporate Governance Documentation Audit Committee
Download Corporate Governance Documentation Compensation Committee
Download Corporate Governance Documentation Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
Governance Documents
Download Corporate Governance DocumentationCorporate Governance Guidelines
Download Corporate Governance DocumentationInsider Trading Policy
Download Corporate Governance DocumentationCode of Ethics for the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Senior Financial Officers
Download Corporate Governance DocumentationCode of Business Conduct and Ethics
Download Corporate Governance DocumentationAmended and restated certificate of incorporation as amended
Download Corporate Governance DocumentationAmended and Restated By-Laws

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