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CorpGov Roundup: A New Index, Say on Pay, Potential Changes to Listing Rules, and More

A new index for tracking the performance of non-state-owned organizations and moves toward taking some steps that are counter to good corporate governance made news in June.

New Resources Available to Help with Understanding and Applying the GIPS® Standards

Complying with the GIPS® standards is a significant undertaking with many nuances. Firms and consultants alike often have questions, and the GIPS team works hard to provide resources to help.

Role of External Factors in Ethical Behavior: Commitment and Transparency

Organizations that treat their employees with respect as well as give them space to observe their own and other’s behavior foster an environment of ethical behavior and decision making.

Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, and Robo-Advisers: The Future of Finance?

Advances in technology are gaining visibility in the world of investment management, but how it will be regulated remains an issue, especially when it comes to protecting investors.

The Role of State-Owned Enterprises in Environmental, Social, and Governance Issues

There is a cost to society for firms to produce their finished goods, such as environmental damage, and firms pay only pay if they are taxed. Is there alternative?

Investors Should be More Skeptical of Executive Compensation Recommendations

Although there have been improvements in executive compensation practices, there are still more improvements that need to be made.

Initial Coin Offerings: What Happens When a Bubble Cannot Expand?

There has been a surge in Initial Coin Offerings and the reasons behind it seemed to be related to diversifying away exposure to Bitcoin.

Systemic Risk Council Leaders Warn Against Rolling Back Financial Reforms

With Brexit looming, parts of Dodd-Frank on the chopping block, and other stressors on the global community, now is not the time for complacency in financial reform.

Role of External Factors in Ethical Behavior: Role-Modeling and Goal Achievability

Leaders need to model the ethical behavior they expected from people in their organizations, and they need to equip their people well to be able to achieve organizational goals.

Assessing the Implications of Brexit: What Investment Professionals Need to Know

Brexit is moving forward, and the investment management industry needs to keep up with the effects it could have on business.

Regulatory and Market Priorities in Different Countries Drive Fintech Focus

The interest in fintech worldwide shows no signs of abating, but there are variations in what "fintech" means in different countries and depends on the needs of local economy.

CorpGov Roundup: Gender Diversity, Stewardship Principles, and More

Pushing for gender diversity on boards, adopting stewardship principles, and creating an index to rank firms on their corporate governance are a few of the highlights in corpgov news for May.

Role of External Factors in Ethical Behavior: Need for Clarity

Regulations alone cannot be expected to define the way investment professionals take care of their clients. Ethics and ethical decision making are essential.

Asset Owners Voice Their Strong Support of the Asset Manager Code

For the second straight year, CFA Institute sponsored an open letter from 16 influential asset owners calling for asset managers to comply with the Asset Manager Code.

Financial Reporting and Analysis Today: Using XBRL to Make the Process Faster and Easier

With over 150 million data points in this structured database, XBRL has the potential to increase the volume, speed, and access to corporate financial reporting and analysis.



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