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Is your board of directors likely to be targeted by activist investors?
Two recent studies conclude that calls by investors and other stakeholders for greater transparency around the role of audit committees have resulted in a voluntary expansion of audit committee disclosures.
Cryptic press releases announcing CEO departures can reveal more information than companies realize, thanks to an algorithm developed by a German linguist.
Public companies operating under extreme uncertainty on the regulatory policy front now have some additional clues as to what lies ahead.
A recent KPMG survey of nearly 600 directors and senior executives across 16 cities shows a wide range of views on the Trump administration’s agenda among business leaders.
In May 2017, the United States Supreme Court decided TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods and limited venue in patent cases to where a corporate defendant is incorporated or has a regular and established place of business.
Despite optimism during the early days of the Trump administration that the SEC’s pay ratio disclosure rule was on the chopping block, the bitter reality is settling in: it is likely that most public companies will be required to include CEO pay ratio disclosure in their 2018 proxy statements.
Late last month, two major stock index firms announced decisions to partially or fully exclude from their indexes companies with multi-class share structures.
On August 3, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System proposed metrics for “board effectiveness” as part of a broader document on proposed supervisory guidance for all institutions under Fed supervision.
The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 (FCPA) is associated with bribes, but a recent SEC enforcement order against a major defense contractor reminds companies that the law is also about bids and bookkeeping as well.