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.
Regulations alone cannot be expected to define the way investment professionals take care of their clients. Ethics and ethical decision making are essential.
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.
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.
Financial Choice Act would require shareowners that want to file a resolution at a company’s annual meeting to hold 1% of a company’s shares for three years to do so. Categories: Standards, Ethics and Regulations
There is a growing interest in a venture exchange in the United States to list smaller and startup companies operating under relaxed listing and regulatory rules, and the time could be right.
Japan, Malaysia, and UK release updates to their corporate governance codes, and in the US, issues continue to swirl around Snap’s IPO and the Financial Choice Act.
The DOL provide some clarity to the investment industry about its obligations while providing protection to retirement investors through a best interest standard. Categories: Fiduciary Duty
Firms that moved to the Novo Mercado single-class structure experienced higher firm performance, but face continuing criticism that reforms did not eliminate the dominance of controlled companies.
ESMA uses the existing rulebook to clarify the question of when systematic internalization activities cross over into functionally operating as a trading venue.
Trump administration delays implementation of new fiduciary rule to review potential effect on investors’ access to retirement information and financial advice
Increasingly, auditors are expected to have a bigger and more effective role in ensuring the integrity of a wider array of company reported information that is material to investment decision making.
Restoring trust in financial services and markets is an immense task that requires many actors to play an active, ongoing role, particularly young people.
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