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    1. ASIC Warns Boards on Corporate Culture

      ASIC Warns Boards on Corporate Culture

      Board members might be hands off, but I do think they should have their noses in."

      Mr Medcraft said it was in companies' interest to promote a healthy culture from a business perspective, as well as a regulatory one.

      "Building and maintaining a culture that your customer can believe in is imperative; there are more choices and information available to customers now than there has ever been before," Mr Medcraft said......

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    2. CEO Pay in Silicon Valley Varies Widely

      CEO Pay in Silicon Valley Varies Widely

      Pay for performance - that's what companies say about what they pay their top executives. Take, for example, San Francisco game developer Zynga, with relatively modest sales of $US873 million ($A944.55 million). In 2013, it awarded new CEO Don Mattrick nearly $US58 million in compensation. Larry Page of Google received only $US1 and Robert Duggan, who runs drug company Pharmacyclics - which made ...

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    3. Blood ties overrule corporate governance principles in Murdoch empire

      Blood ties overrule corporate governance principles in Murdoch empire

      Public companies they may technically be, but blood ties overrule everything in the Murdoch empire, including any semblance of modern corporate governance principles. In particular, all eyes now are on the future ownership of Network Ten, of which Murdoch junior owns 8.8 per cent. Lachlan Murdoch stood aside from Ten overnight, elevating the highly regarded former advertising and News Ltd ...

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    4. Davos: the exclusive club of money, power and lofty goals

      Davos: the exclusive club of money, power and lofty goals

      There is no telling what to expect - or if we should expect anything - when the world's most powerful people converge on the Swiss ski resort of Davos this week for the World Economic Forum. From the moment Prime Minister Tony Abbott makes his first crunching steps in the fresh Davos snow, he will be in no doubt he is entering an exclusive club with high entry fees and even loftier goals. Ever ...

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    5. Talon Petroleum Limited (ASX:TPD) Board Matters

      Talon Petroleum Limited (ASX:TPD) Board Matters

      Talon Petroleum Limited Board has elected Mr Jeffrey Forbes to the position of Chairman following current Chairman Dr Armstrong's retirement coming into effect. 

      The Board is pleased to announce that it has appointed Mr Bruce Cowley as a Non-Executive Director of the Company following Dr Armstrong's retirement coming into effect.

      As a result of these changes, at the end of the Company's AGM on the 30th of May, the Board of Talon will comprise Mr Jeff Forbes (Chairman), Mr Bruce Cowley, Mr Angus Douglas, Mr Clifford Foss and Mr David Mason.

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