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    1. GMI Ratings Update | Oao Rosneft

      The U.K. oil giant BP p.l.c. (BP) said that it agreed to sell its stake in TNK-BP to OAO Rosneft (ROSN). As part of the deal, BP expects to have two seats on Rosneft’s board, in a development that could slightly strengthen the Russian government-owned oil company’s corporate governance without actually curing its continuing problems. BP will sell its half of TNK-BP in exchange for $17.1 billion in cash and a 12.84% stake in Rosneft, the U.K. company announced.  BP intends to use $4.8 billion of

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    2. Heidrick & Struggles

      International Inc. : Partners Named to Prestigious Directorship 100 10/23/2012| 07:43am US/Eastern Bonnie W. Gwin and Theodore L. Dysart Honored Alongside This Year's Most Influential Fortune 500 Boardroom Leaders CHICAGO, Oct. 23, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- International, Inc. (Nasdaq:HSII), the leadership advisory firm providing executive search and leadership consulting services worldwide, today announced that Bonnie W. Gwi

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    3. Historic governance review considered by the Board of the ARU

      Australian Rugby Union has today considered the historic review commissioned earlier this year into the game’s Corporate Governance. The ARU Board will release the report once key constituents have been furnished with the document – and had an opportunity to discuss the contents, recommendations and findings. The Corporate Governance report was conducted independently, by former Assistant Treasurer and Sports Minister Mark Arbib. ARU’s Governance and Policy Committee, chaired by General (Ret.) P

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    4. Bank of Sharjah Group updates on corporate governance - Hawkamah

      Hawkamah Institute for Corporate Governance briefed the Boards of Bank of Sharjah and its subsidiary, Emirates Lebanon Bank on global and regional corporate governance developments last week.  The half-day event, designed specifically for Bank of Sharjah Group, focused on corporate governance regulatory developments; emerging trends and discussions on board effectiveness as well as risk oversight to further enhance the group’s corporate governance development. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Saud Al Qasimi,

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    5. Fancamp Alerts Shareholders to Concerned Shareholder's Circular: Mr. Robert N. Granger's Actions Are Opportunistic ...

      Fancamp Alerts Shareholders to Concerned Shareholder's Circular: Mr. Robert N. Granger's Actions Are Opportunistic ...

      VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Oct. 19, 2012) - Fancamp Exploration Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:FNC) (" Fancamp "or the " Company ") announces today that its board of directors (the " Board ") reaffirms its recommendation that shareholders vote FOR the management board nominees, Paul Ankcorn , Debra Chapman , Gilles Dubuc , Fouad Kamaleddine , Jean Lafleur , Mel de Quadros , Michael Sayer and ...

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    6. Felix Salmon Smackdown Watch, Corporate-Governance Edition

      Felix Salmon Smackdown Watch, Corporate-Governance Edition

      October 18, 2012 by: Felix Salmon | includes: GS, HPQ Justin Fox is not a fan of the video where I take the Goldman Sachs (GS) board to task. Yes, he says, the Goldman board is packed with insiders and fails just about every rule of corporate governance — but so what? There’s little or no evidence that the modern criteria for good corporate governance actually lead to better-governed corporations. What’s generally seen as the most impo

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    7. Citigroup board's dilemma: Come clean or stay silent

      Citigroup's board has some explaining to do. The abrupt CEO transition has left a foul taste in the mouths of some. Analyst Mike Mayo did not mince words: "Citigroup has had some of the worst corporate governance under Vikram Pandit and in fact I think the way this transition has taken place is a microcosm of that poor corporate  governance…And it's one day after we were all listening to the CEO talk about the long-term strategy. What is taking place here? By the way, where is the conference cal

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    8. Turk Telekom's BoD creates corporate governance committee

      Thursday 18 October 2012 | 10:58 CET | News Turk Telekom's BoD decided to establish a corporate governance committee within the body of BoD that will perform the functions of Nomination Committee, Remuneration Committee and Committee for Early Inspection of Risks. An Audit Committee was also established according to the communique regarding the definition and enforcement of the Corporate Governance principles. It has been decided that the

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    9. Felix Salmon smackdown watch, corporate-governance edition

      By Felix Salmon October 18, 2012 * Email * Print * * * * governance Justin Fox is not a fan of the video where I take the Goldman Sachs board to task. Yes, he says, the Goldman board is packed with insiders and fails just about every rule of corporate governance — but so what? There’s little or no evidence that the modern criteria for good corporate governance actually lead to better-governed corporations. What’s generally seen as the

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    10. Throwing Out Insiders Won't Fix Corporate Boards

      Throwing Out Insiders Won't Fix Corporate Boards

      Enron had quite an impressive board of directors. The 17-member group was almost certainly too big, but beyond that it met or exceeded most modern criteria for good corporate governance: company insiders were a tiny minority; the jobs of chairman and CEO were separated; the key role of audit committee chairman was held by a respected outsider who presumably understood accounting (at least, he taught it at Stanford). What could possibly go wrong? There's little or no evidence that the modern crit

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    11. Author Offers Cure for Lingering Crisis in Investor Confidence

      Author Offers Cure for Lingering Crisis in Investor Confidence

      Speaker at Corporate Governance Conference Says Shareholders Doubts Remain After Scandals Oct. 17, 2012 After witnessing a parade of corporate implosions, accounting scandals, stock option manipulations and executive compensation excesses, still-cautious investors need clear, honest communication from corporate managers and boards of directors to restore trust. But despite reforms, relationships between corporations and t

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    12. NACD Provides Action Steps to Advance Boardroom Diversity

      GlobeNewswire Tuesday, October 16th 2012 Search VSM: _______________ Search Advanced WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) today released the Report of the NACD Blue Ribbon Commission on the Diverse Board: Moving From Interest to Action, detailing the strategies directors and boards can implement to advance boardroom diversity in the evolving economic environment. The report w

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    13. Former Fancamp Chairman to Nominate Alternative Slate of Directors

      Highlights Fancamp's Record of Destroying Shareholder Value and Filing False Information with Securities Regulators By Marketwire . Article Rating: Rate October 15, 2012 08:59 PM EDT Reads: 188 * Related * Print * Email * Feedback * Add This * Blog This TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 10/16/12 -- Mr. Robert N. Granger, Q.C., a director of Fancamp Exploration Ltd. (TSXV: FNC), and until recently its chairman, announced toda

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    14. The Summit Director & Officer Training Conference Announces Speakers

      Utah Policy 10/15/2012 | 38 views | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend | print The Summit Director & Officer Training Conference is an annual forum dedicated to helping the boards of public, pre-IPO, and private companies improve corporate governance and best practices. Summit will be held at the Montage in Deer Valley, Utah on December 6-7, 2012. Registration is now open for this event. Now in its

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