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    1. UK sport governance to up its game

      UK sport governance to up its game

      In late 2011 world football governing body Fifa invited anti-corruption body Transparency International (TI) to sit on an outside panel - headed by Prof Mark Pieth - to advise on governance reforms. But TI cut the tie after it said two of its key recommendations had been ignored. TI said the fact Fifa was paying an expert - Prof Pieth - to oversee major reforms on how it was run would jeopardise his independence. Prof Pieth had also said he would not re-examine old scandals, another recommendati

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    2. Weinberg symposium addresses critical issues in corporate governance

      Weinberg symposium addresses critical issues in corporate governance

      3:25 p.m., Nov. 29, 2012--The University of Delaware’s John L. Weinberg Center hosted a symposium, “Governance Issues of Critical Importance to Institutional Investors,” on Friday, Nov. 9, on UD’s Newark campus. Co-sponsored by the Department of Finance in the Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics, the symposium featured a panel of nine institutional investors who discussed the future changing dynamics of corporate governance and voiced their opinions on issues from executive compensat

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    3. NACD Directorship 100 Forum Focused on Reinvigorating America

      NEW YORK, Nov. 29, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Association of Corporate Directors held its 2012 NACD Directorship 100 Forum this week. Under the theme of "Reinvigorating America," the NACD Directorship 100 Forum convened leading directors, governance advocates, and key boardroom influencers and advisors to discuss strategies and share ideas to build long-term, sustainable enterprises. This unique director education event was capped with an evening gala dinner celebration to recognize a

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    4. Equilar CEO David Chun Named to 2012 NACD Directorship 100

      Equilar CEO David Chun Named to 2012 NACD Directorship 100

      REDWOOD CITY, CA--(Marketwire - Nov 29, 2012) - David Chun, Founder and CEO of Equilar, has been named to the 2012 National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Directorship 100 in recognition of his exemplary leadership in promoting the highest standards of corporate governance. The NACD Directorship 100 recognizes the most influential leaders in the boardroom and corporate governance community. This is his third appearance in the prestigious list, underscoring the significant role Equilar

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    5. MCX-SX signs up UN's sustainable stock exchange to promote social and

      MCX-SX signs up UN's sustainable stock exchange to promote social and

      KOLKATA: MCX Stock Exchange (MCX-SX) has signed the voluntary commitment to the United Nation's Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) initiative to promote long-term sustainable investment and improved environmental, social and corporate governance disclosure and performance among companies listed on its exchange. With this, MCX-SX has joined the global league of six other exchanges that have committed to the UN SSE initiative. Mr Joseph Massey, MD & CEO of MCX-SX, said, "We are committed to market-

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    6. BDO Ac’sense 2012 Expiring Gift Tax Exemption – How to Benefit Now

      BDO Ac’sense 2012 Expiring Gift Tax Exemption – How to Benefit Now

      The presentation delivered jointly by professionals from BDO Tax and Consulting along with an attorney from Bingham McCutchen will explore practical considerations and advantages for individual tax papers with regard to the sun-setting provisions on estate and gift tax exemptions due to expire on December 31, 2012.

       

      Receive CPE credit for the webinar by clicking above. 

      Click here to directly listen to the podcast included on the webpage above. 

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    7. Women in the Boardroom Virtual Event

      Women in the Boardroom Virtual Event

      Friday, November 30, 2012 @ Noon ET

      Topic: Leadership and Influence

      Speaker: Jinnie (English) Cristerna, President and CEO, International and Chicago High Achievers

      Description: Numbers show that there are only a handful of effective leaders and influencers in the world. What are the characteristics of a good leader and how can you develop the ability to effectively influence others? In this webinar, participants will:

      • Understand what transformational leadership is and looks like, and how to adapt your leadership styles;
      • Learn effective ways of explaining and teaching;
      • Learn how to conduct a personal inventory, create an action plan and establish personal goals
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    8. NYC Face-to-Face Events: Increase Your Power!

      NYC Face-to-Face Events:  Increase Your Power!

      Unleash the power of connections when you attend NYC Connections Events. Whether you want to serve on a board or improve your leadership skills, Connections Events provide the tools you need and connections you want. Attend our upcoming NYC Connection Event: 

      Tuesday, December 11, 2012 @ 6 PM ET

      Confident Power Talk for Women:It’s Not What You Say But How You Say It

      Speaker: Elena Rand Kaspi, Founder of LawScope Coaching

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    9. Social Media And The Boardroom: Critical Questions Directors Need To Ask

      Social Media And The Boardroom: Critical Questions Directors Need To Ask

      The brand-building opportunities social media present are nearly limitless, and the risks they introduce are just as expansive. And to many corporate leaders, they remain somewhat of a mystery. The last 10 years have seen extraordinary evolutions in the responsibilities boards of directors must assume. From Sarbanes-Oxley to Dodd-Frank , directors have been subjected to new liabilities and new ...

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    10. PotashCorp Governance Named

      NOV 27 2012 PotashCorp and its Board of Directors employs some of the best corporate governance practices in Canada, according to The Globe & Mail and its annual Board Games rankings. For the third consecutive year, the national newspaper's governance feature has placed PotashCorp at the top of the list, tying for second place in 2012. The Board Games ranking assesses the practices of Canadian companies across four categories: board composition; compensation; shareholders rights and disclosure.

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    11. CEO Succession- Is Your Board Doing Its Job? By: Ralph Ward

      CEO Succession- Is Your Board Doing Its Job?  By: Ralph Ward

      In late October, the U.S. edition of The Wall Street Journal offered a think piece from a corporate governance leader I much respect, Charles Elson, who heads the Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance at the University of Delaware.  In the essay, Elson examines why it’s usually smarter and more effective (plus cheaper) for companies to seek CEO successors from within the company. While it’s conventional wisdom that companies are better off growing their own CEOs, the Elson article lists the actual benefits of picking an internal successor. 

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    12. To Tender Or Not To Tender

      United Kingdom: Amendments To The Corporate Governance Code And Guidance On Audit Committees 26 November 2012 Article by Mark Howard Twitter Twitter Facebook Facebook Digg Digg In April 2012, the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) published a consultation paper seeking feedback on proposals to amend the provisions of the UK Corporate Governance Code (the Code) and the Guidance on Audit Committees (the Guidance). Following a period of public consultation, the FRC

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    13. Russian Government Slams Channel One's Corporate Governance (Report)

      Russian Government Slams Channel One's Corporate Governance (Report)

      The report quoted an unnamed official at the federal state property agency, which manages all government holdings and property, as saying that in terms of corporate governance quality, Channel One is “the worst” state-controlled corporation in the country as it doesn’t file all required reports and the company’s board meetings are irregular. “Its board only meets in person once or twice a year,” the official told Vedomosti. “Information is not made public, and demands by the government as an own

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    14. The Everyday Board Portal By: Kevin Asuncion

      The Everyday Board Portal By: Kevin Asuncion

      One of the ongoing challenges facing board portal applications is how to stay relevant on the desktops and mobile devices of Board Members, Executives and other governance professionals when they are using a bevy of software solutions to facilitate and augment their daily workflows.  Fighting for shelf space, if you will, is a daunting task for any board portal provider, but there are three key elements that need to be achieved in order to break in to the top five applications that directors and executives will use every day, before, during and after regularly scheduled meetings.

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    15. BDO Ac’sense 2012 BDO 600 Executive Compensation

      BDO Ac’sense 2012 BDO 600 Executive Compensation

      The presentation delivered by members of the BDO Compensation and Benefits Practice reviews results of the 2012 BDO 600 Survey.  Specifically, – Board compensation practices of 600 Mid-Market Public Companies is discussed. The archived podcast further discusses best practices for consideration by compensation committees.

       

      Receive CPE credit for the webinar by clicking above. 

      Click here to directly listen to the podcast included on the webpage above. 

       

       

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