1. Articles in category: BoardNews

    8065-8088 of 8651 « 1 2 ... 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 ... 359 360 361 »
    1. CMA changes rules to boost governance

      by Times News Service November 21, 2012SAVE THIS ARTICLE Share more. * Tweet * * E-mail Muscat: Recent move of the Capital Market Authority (CMA) to amend the definition of the independent director and related parties in the Code of Corporate Governance aims to upgrade the standards of corporate governance principles to enhance investor confidence on the Muscat Securities Market (MSM) and to protect the rights and interests of shareholders, a statement issue

      Read Full Article
    2. Mainland SOEs top in corporate governance study

      Mainland SOEs top in corporate governance study

      HK-listed firms show great strides in fair and transparent corporate practice The corporate governance performance of Hong Kong-listed companies has improved significantly over the past few years, with large State-owned mainland Chinese companies fetching the highest mark in the index for accessing fair and transparent corporate practices, according to a study by Hong Kong Institute of Directors, or HKIOD. Average scores of 121 major companies listed in the city in terms of corporate governance,

      Read Full Article
    3. Corporate governance of Hong Kong firms better now, survey found

      Corporate governance of Hong Kong firms better now, survey found

      Corporate governance has improved since 2009, according to a survey of 121 listed companies by the Hong Kong Institute of Directors and Hong Kong Baptist University. The average corporate governance score was 71.91 on a scale of 100, the same as in the previous survey in 2009. "The score has been more or less the same. But if you look at the content, this year has higher standards than 2009," said Stephen Cheung Yan-leung, the dean of the business school at Baptist University. "Corporate governa

      Read Full Article
    4. Morgan Stanley Should Mind Its Corporate Governance Better

      Morgan Stanley Should Mind Its Corporate Governance Better

      In a recent article, one of my fellow Alpha contributors wrote about Morgan Stanley's corporate governance: The lack of governance was probably more evident in the recent $65 million worth legal suit filed against a former hedge-fund manager and onetime managing director, Joseph "Chip" Skowron III, at FrontPoint Partners, which used to be owned by Morgan Stanley (MS), who is accused of an insider-trading scheme costing the firm tens of millions of dollars. Are you looking at the monetary aspect

      Read Full Article
    5. The Hong Kong Institute of Directors Announces Winners of Directors Of The

      The Hong Kong Institute of Directors Announces Winners of Directors Of The

      Year Awards 2012 0 Comments Tweet Share * Digg * Yahoo! Buzz * MySpace * del.icio.us * Reddit * LinkedIn * Fark * StumbleUpon * Newsvine new Portfolio Relevance LEARN MORE Want to see how this story relates to your portfolio? Just add items to create a portfolio now: ____________________ Add Create Portfolio or Cancel Already have a portfolio? Log In Hong Kong, Nov 20, 2012 (ACN Newswire via COMTEX) -- The Hong Kong In

      Read Full Article
    6. Companies With More Female Board Directors Are More Sustainable, Too

      Companies With More Female Board Directors Are More Sustainable, Too

      A recent study found that corporations that include women on their boards massively outperform their boy's clubby competitors. Now, new research shows that companies that deign to let a few women sit down up top are more sustainable, too! "This is not a women's or men's issue, it's a collective and business opportunity," said Kellie McElhaney, a corporate responsibility consultant, faculty director for the Center for Responsible Business at the University of California, Berkeley's Haas School of

      Read Full Article
    7. Why Corporate Governance Isn't Working

      Why Corporate Governance Isn't Working

      Why Corporate Governance Isn’t Working Tuesday, 20 November 2012, 11:25 am Press Release: Policy Publications For Immediate Release Why Corporate Governance Isn’t Working Director development expert calls for ‘new leadership’ at global convention. Click for big version. United Kingdom – Corporate governance has not delivered according to Colin Coulson-Thomas speaking at a global convention at London’s Lords cricket ground. The author of Developing Directors claimed that to move on from avoiding

      Read Full Article
    8. Is It Worth It? Political Spending and Corporate Governance

      Is It Worth It? Political Spending and Corporate Governance

      Posted by admin2 • November 17, 2012 • Printer-friendly by Robert Ludke Hill+Knowlton Strategies In the 2012 campaign cycle an astounding $6 billion dollars was spent, with American corporations contributing roughly one third of that total. Just as political pundits are assessing the aftermath of the campaigns, it’s time for corporate America to take a hard look at the return on its investment. I suspect most of corporate America will f

      Read Full Article
      Mentions: Dodd-Frank
    9. MEDNAX Adopts Majority Voting Policy for Election of Directors

      FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla, Nov 16, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- MEDNAX, Inc., /quotes/zigman/536802/quotes/nls/md MD -1.13% today announced that the Board of Directors of MEDNAX, Inc., amended its Corporate Governance Principles to adopt a majority voting policy. Under the Majority Voting Policy, any nominee for director who receives more "withheld" votes than "for" votes in an uncontested election must submit a written offer to resign a

      Read Full Article
    10. Protiviti's Jim DeLoach Named to 2012 NACD Directorship 100

      Protiviti's Jim DeLoach Named to 2012 NACD Directorship 100

      /PRNewswire/ -- Jim DeLoach, a managing director with the global consulting firm Protiviti (www.protiviti.com), was named to the National Association of Corporate Directors' (NACD) Directorship 100 list in the Governance Professionals and Institutions category. This annual list recognizes people who significantly influence leading practices in corporate board performance and oversight, including directors, corporate governance experts, journalists, regulators, academics and counselors. (Logo: ht

      Read Full Article
    11. Protiviti's Jim DeLoach Named to 2012 NACD Directorship 100

      /PRNewswire/ -- Jim DeLoach, a managing director with the global consulting firm Protiviti (www.protiviti.com), was named to the National Association of Corporate Directors' (NACD) Directorship 100 list in the Governance Professionals and Institutions category. This annual list recognizes people who significantly influence leading practices in corporate board performance and oversight, including directors, corporate governance experts, journalists, regulators, academics and counselors. (Logo: ht

      Read Full Article
    12. Virtual Event: Five Secrets to Making a Good Impression

      Virtual Event: Five Secrets to Making a Good Impression

      Friday, November 16, 2012 @ 1:30 PM ET

      Topic: Five Secrets to Making a Good Impression

      Speaker: Meryl Weinsaft Cooper, Co-founder/Principal, Allen/Cooper Enterprises

      Description: Meryl Weinsaft Cooper shares with us her 5 secrets to making a good impression:

      1. Honing Your Key Messages: Using media training techniques to communicate clearly
      2. Be a Know-It-All (in a good way): How to come "packing" to any situation
      3. It's All About Who You Know: Building your net worth via your personal and professional network
      4. Toot Your Own Horn (But Not Too Loudly): How to promote yourself without coming off like a blowhard ...
      Read Full Article
    13. Institutional Shareholder Services Releases 2013 Proxy Voting Policies

      Institutional Shareholder Services Releases 2013 Proxy Voting Policies

      — Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS), a leading provider of corporate governance solutions to the global financial community, today released its 2013 policy updates for the U.S., Canada, Europe and Asia and other international markets. Each year, ISS’ Global Policy Board engages in a robust and transparent global policy formulation process which culminates in benchmark ("House view") guidelines to be used in its proxy voting research for the upcoming year. To ensure its voting policie

      Read Full Article
    14. Tipping Point for Combined Chairman and CEO?

      Tipping Point for Combined Chairman and CEO?

      The combined role of chairman and chief executive officer, a corporate governance structure favored by many Fortune 500 firms, may soon go the way of the pension plan. And many, including the Chairmen’s Forum, a group of 50 corporate leaders, investors and governance experts, have set their sights on companies that designate a single person board chair and CEO. The group, whose members include Harry Pearce, non-executive chairman of Nortel Networks It is calling on public companies in the U.S. a

      Read Full Article
    15. Virtual Event: Step Into Your Moxie" in the C-Suite and in the Boardroom

      Virtual Event: Step Into Your Moxie" in the C-Suite and in the Boardroom

      Friday, November 16, 2012 @ Noon ET

      Topic: “Step into Your Moxie" in the C-Suite and in the Boardroom

      Speaker: Alexia Vernon, Creator of Step into Your Moxie and Author

      Description: For women looking to advance into senior leadership, one of the most important behaviors to master is heart-centered, high-impact communication. You want to move people to action whenever you open your mouth and do it in a way that is genuine and lets you be equally in your power and integrity. During this webinar, you will learn:

      • A foolproof template to say EXACTLY what you intend to say when you ...
      Read Full Article
    16. Moving Corporate Governance “Forward”

      Moving Corporate Governance “Forwardâ€? by Michael Volkov on 11/15/2012 Contact Tweet Send Corporations should take note from the recent election – the American people expect companies to act ethically and conform to the law. The election results reflected a continuing frustration with financial fraud, corruption, and business misconduct. Of course, the economy and jobs dominated the campaign but the Obama campaign pressed its desire to have “everyone playing by the same rules,” and enforcem

      Read Full Article
      Mentions: Dodd-Frank
    17. The UN Helps Global Insurers Embrace Sustainable Business Practices

      GLOBAL INSURANCE COMPANIES DIDN'T JUMP ON the sustainability bandwagon just yesterday. For example, Lloyd’s published a report titled “Climate Change: Adapt or Bust” back in 2006. But for insurers, making sustainability part of their business and finding common ground in a fragmented market are easier said than done. Many environmental, social responsibility and corporate governance (ESG) issues are “too big and complex and need widespread action across society, innovation and long-term solution

      Read Full Article
    18. Good governance starts at the board room table

      Good governance starts at the board room table

      * Print * Email Also in Irish * Big boost as Moody's and Fitch upbeat on economy * Ryanair bullish over Aer Lingus buyout * No pension cuts for 'public interest' directors at banks * State to raise €500m in 'bills' auction * Bank melts into cyberspace as branches shut Irish Home Thursday November 15 2012 As we continue to rumble through the aftermath of the global financial crisis and the ever-changing set of uncertainties in the markets, the euroz

      Read Full Article
    19. Board Evaluation Practices in UK and Italy

      Board Evaluation Practices in UK and Italy

      Board Evaluation – Comparative Analysis 2012 Report Executive Summary For full report, please contact info@criscipartners.net By law and regulation, the role of the director is to represent the best interests of the corporation. A board of directors has no hierarchical structure; it is made up of members possessing diverse high-level knowledge and collegial responsibility. Board behaviour and effectiveness are becoming increasingly visible to investors, as well as all other stakeholders. Befor

      Read Full Article
      Mentions: Chairman
    20. SandRidge Energy Has Had Poor Corporate Governance For Years

      SandRidge Energy Has Had Poor Corporate Governance For Years

      A shareholder in SandRidge Energy, Inc. (SD) said the Oklahoma oil and natural gas company should find new management, making complaints about various issues including "appalling" corporate governance. We have warned for more than a year about SandRidge's high risk in this area, and its financial statements continue to reflect problematic accounting and board composition, among other things. TPG-Axon, which holds a 4.5% stake in SandRidge, sent a letter on Nov. 8 to the board outlining offenses

      Read Full Article
    8065-8088 of 8651 « 1 2 ... 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 ... 359 360 361 »
  1. Categories

    1. BoardProspects Features:

      BoardBlogs, BoardKnowledge, BoardMoves, BoardNews, BoardProspects Announcements, BoardProspects CEO, CEO Blog, In the News, Partner Publications, Sponsored Content
  2. Popular Articles

  3. People in the News

    1. (62 articles) Chairman
    2. (14 articles) SEC
    3. (14 articles) Elon Musk
    4. (9 articles) Carl Icahn
    5. (9 articles) Executive Compensation
    6. (9 articles) Dan Loeb
    7. (7 articles) Diversity
    8. (5 articles) CFO
    9. (5 articles) Wells Fargo
    10. (4 articles) Governor Jerry Brown
    11. (4 articles) John Schnatter
    12. (4 articles) David Einhorn
  4. Organizations in the News

    1. (26 articles) Bloomberg
    2. (18 articles) AMP
    3. (16 articles) Campbell Soup
    4. (15 articles) Tesla
    5. (14 articles) Third Point
    6. (9 articles) Denise Morrison
    7. (9 articles) Twitter
    8. (8 articles) General Electric
    9. (7 articles) BlackRock
    10. (7 articles) Goldman Sachs
    11. (6 articles) GE
    12. (6 articles) JPMorgan
  5. Locations in the News

    1. (81 articles) CEO
    2. (24 articles) Management
    3. (17 articles) Investors
    4. (12 articles) Investment
    5. (11 articles) Hedge Fund
    6. (9 articles) Activist Investors
    7. (4 articles) Annual Meeting
    8. (4 articles) Corporate Governance
    9. (2 articles) Opinion
    10. (1 articles) Public Companies
    11. (1 articles) Stock Market
  6. Subjects in the News

    1. (29 articles) stake
    2. (16 articles) Wall Street
    3. (11 articles) risk
    4. (11 articles) Women
    5. (10 articles) Sale
    6. (10 articles) stock options
    7. (10 articles) lawsuit
    8. (9 articles) acquisition
    9. (8 articles) Bank
    10. (8 articles) California
    11. (8 articles) crisis
    12. (8 articles) Founder