The Council of Institutional Investors recently released its expectations for corporate governance best practices at companies going public.
In a recent speech at the Stanford Law School, SEC Chair Mary Jo White expressed concern over non-public startups with eye-popping valuations of $1 billion or more.
The Justice Department announced a new one-year pilot program under which companies that self-report violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act may be eligible for reduced sanctions.
Berkshire Hathaway surprised investors this year by announcing that its April 30, 2016 annual meeting would also be simultaneously webcast on Yahoo.
While the political fight over Justice Scalia’s empty seat on the U.S. Supreme Court plays out, legal observers have noted the troubling uncertainties that an eight-justice court creates for businesses and the economy.
The Financial Times recently released its “Corporate Jet Files” detailing the controversial spending by S&P 500 companies on personal use by executives of a company’s corporate jet.
According to executive search firm Spencer Stuart, over 70 percent of S&P 500 companies that chose a new CEO in 2015 selected a company insider.
Recent Delaware cases suggest that companies should review their indemnification provisions carefully to assess whether they will protect former officers and directors as intended.
The debate continues over the propriety of “golden leash” payments by third parties to directors in connection with service on public company boards.
Leaders at S&P 500 companies have received a letter from Larry Fink, the CEO of BlackRock encouraging investment in long-term value creation, and more.