Firm Providing Tabulations of JP Morgan Vote on Whether to Separate the Chairman and Chief Executive Roles Have Stopped Giving Voting Snapshots to the Proposal's Sponsors; JP Morgan Is Still Getting Data, Shareholders Cry Foul
May 16, 2013|Governance|The New York Times
Corporate Boards in Japan, Long Dominated by Nationals and Males, Are Starting to Look a Bit Different; More External Directors Are Being Welcomed as Japan Is Forced to Embrace Foreign Investors
May 15, 2013|Governance|The Wall Street Journal
Cloud Computing Can Bring Efficiency and Innovation, But Boards Should Be Proactive in Asking Questions to Determine Risks and Strategic Value
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May 14, 2013|Governance|Telecom Reseller
Even Pre-Factory Collapse, Disney Decided Not to Source Toys and Apparel From Bangladesh, But Is Pulling Out the Right Thing to Do? Should Retailers Work With Officials to Improve Conditions?
Hess Rejects and Debates Glass Lewis' Recommendations to Hess Investors, Defending Its Ability to 'Create Sustainably, Long-Term Growth' for Shareholders
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May 2, 2013|Governance|Daily Finance
Citigroup Wins Say-On-Pay Debate With 90% Shareholder Acceptance Rate; Noteworthy Victory After 40% of Shareholders Voted Against Executive Pay Plan Last Year
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Apr 29, 2013|Governance|Firece Finance
News Corp. Directors Accused of Lax Oversight in the Phone Hacking Scandal Agree to Unprecedented $139M Settlement; Company Plans to Improve Oversight, Implement Anonymous Hotline
Apr 23, 2013|Governance|Fox Business
It Takes More Than 'Leaning In' For Women In Middle Management; 2-Year Study Shows Sponsors, Not Just Mentors, Are What Women Need to Reach C Suite
Apr 15, 2013|Governance|The New York Times
ILMO Products Sets Bar High by Handing $100 to Each Employee to Celebrate 100th Year in Business and 100th Day of the Year
Apr 12, 2013|Governance|NY Times DealBook
Separation of Legal and Compliance Functions a Must; Independent Chief Compliance Officer Is Compliance Best Practice
Apr 9, 2013|Governance|Corporate Counsel
Women Make Up Only 16% of Directors at Fortune 500 Companies: Simple Discrimination or a Complex Interplay of Factors That Wall Street Needs to Consider?
Apr 5, 2013|Governance|NY Times DealBook
New Study of Bank Directors Indicates Little Pressure From Shareholders to Be Accountable for 'Horrific Performance'
Apr 5, 2013|Governance|NY Times DealBook
Hedge Funds Pay Nominated Directors Hefty Sums, More Like Executive Pay; Will These Directors Take More Risk?
Apr 3, 2013|Governance|NY Times DealBook