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Corporate Governance


CorpGov Roundup: Hermes EOS Hire Signals Serious Reform Business in Japan

The Council of Institutional Investors calls for IPO companies to abandon dual-class structures. T. Rowe Price takes even bolder stand. MENA, South Africa part of corpgov newsmakers in March.

CorpGov Roundup: Are Vanguard, Buffett, Dimon, BlackRock Sowing Seeds for US Code?

Financial luminaries Jamie Dimon, Warren Buffett, and the heads of BlackRock, Fidelity, Vanguard, and others have held meetings to work on improving the corporate governance of public companies.

CorpGov Roundup: NY Comptroller Extends Proxy Project, EU Tackles ESG

Research on the materiality of nonfinancial disclosures from the buy and sell sides’ perspectives and the New York City Comptroller’s expansion of its “Boardroom Accountability Project” are among corpgov news spanning the globe in January.

CorpGov Roundup: Reports, Codes, Blueprint, and CROWN in the Mix

Three countries rolled out new codes in December. Another country is producing issuer data reports, and another launched a pilot financial database called CROWN.

2015 Top 10 Posts: Toshiba Scandal, Bank Risk, Fiduciary Rule, Shadow Banking

From the Toshiba accounting scandal to the Labor Department’s controversial fiduciary rule proposal, 2015 has been an eventful year for capital markets.

Executive Pay Disclosure in the CD&A Era: Six CorpGov Experts Offer Their Say

What do investors want in compensation disclosure, and what best practices have emerged in recent years? CorpGov experts weigh in, and advise companies to craft their CD&As early.

CorpGov Roundup: Board Tenure — How Long? ESG Issues — What Should Be Reported?

Spinning the corpgov globe in November, board tenure, dual-class shares, ESG issues pop up.

ESG Education: Bridging the Gap for Better Informed Investment Decisions

For investment professionals, a key idea in the discussion of ESG issues is that systematically considering ESG issues will likely lead to more complete investment analyses and better-informed investment decisions.

Expert Panel: Executive Pay Disclosure in the “Say on Pay” Era

Because the CD&A is a company’s primary engagement tool with investors, it must tell a company’s compensation story in a concise manner that investors will understand.

CorpGov Roundup: Proxy Access, Sustainable Investments, Seeking Comments

Scanning corpgov headlines worldwide for October, all seems right by investors.

Toshiba Accounting Scandal: A Corporate Culture Problem

Its governance structure looked good on paper, but we know now that Toshiba ineffectively monitored its reporting. How can this be avoided?

CorpGov Roundup: VW Busted, BofA Vote Bucks Trend, and Proxy Season Planning Commences

Is there a governance angle to VW scandal, and Bank of America shareholders vote to keep dual chairman-CEO role.

How Do CFA Institute Members Integrate ESG into Investment Decisions?

ESG gains ground as investors seek out companies that value good corporate governance.

Joint CEO-Chairman Role: Is Bank of America Backsliding on Corporate Governance?

What do investors think of proposed plan to combine CEO and chairman duties?

CorpGov Roundup: Toshiba Scandal Shows Work Remains in Japan, US Proxy Access

Spanning the globe, here are corporate governance highlights from August.



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