From potential conflicts of interests to a secret hedge fund, more investor concerns are coming to light at Chesapeake Energy. Matt Orsagh, CFA, CIPM, examines this pattern of poor corporate governance practices.
Updating the Olympus scandal and Canada’s national securities regulation issue, minority shareholder rights trouble in Brazil, and Hewlett-Packard’s planned vote on proxy access. It’s time to span the corporate governance globe to review important developments from the month of April.
Following shareholders’ rebuff Citigroup’s play plan, Matt Orsagh, CFA, looks at what the Wall Street bank could have done differently.
From the JOBS Act and Goldman’s change in board structure to short-termism and “say-on-pay” developments, the U.K. and U.S. dominated corporate governance headlines in the month of March.
Updating the Olympus scandal, surprising news from Apple, and tough new regulations in Australia: A look at corporate governance news from around the globe.
We don’t wish to play favorites here, so we won’t look at any single corporate governance development as more important than another. So let’s review alphabetically, by country:
Australia: In 2011, the “two-strikes rule” (Corporations Amendment Bill 2011)… READ MORE ›
Last week GovernanceMetrics International (GMI) published its 2011 CEO Pay Survey highlighting changes in compensation levels for CEOs of U.S. companies in 2010. In the days following the survey’s release it was hard to avoid headlines decrying… READ MORE ›
One of the joys of the year end is sifting through the interminable “best of/ worst of” wrap-ups found in seemingly every print or web publication. Whether you love or loathe this end-of-year tradition, we have a treat for… READ MORE ›
I’m a bad gambler.
Soon after a mandatory vote on “say on pay” became the law of the land last year, I made a friendly wager with a colleague in the corporate governance world about how many U.S. companies would… READ MORE ›
Previously in this space, we highlighted the fact that Wall Street and Bond Street — and any other street where finance fat cats live and work — may soon face new “rules of the road” when it comes to… READ MORE ›
Having trouble sleeping? Here’s a surefire cure: Crack open your average compensation discussion and analysis (CD&A) section from any U.S. company’s 2010 proxy statement, and begin trudging through the obtuse legalese that describes how that company decided to pay… READ MORE ›
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