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ESG Trends From the 2018 Proxy Season

Posted by - November 6, 2018
Report Reveals Increased Focus on Environmental, Social, Governance Issues The proxy season for 2018 has shown trends that shareholders are increasingly investing in environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues. How do companies address these issues? In addition to traditional investor relations dialogue with portfolio managers, companies should initiate governance, stewardship…
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Why Process Management is a Boardroom Issue

Posted by - October 3, 2018
The Impact of BPM on Organizations Regulations and compliance are some of the most important topics of discussion in the marketplace today, yet dozens of companies are hit with fines simply because they are unable to prove they are in compliance. Business process management (BPM) is enabling companies to more…
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Directors’ and Officers’ Duty to Address Corporate Culture

Posted by - September 18, 2018
This is the first in a series of articles covering the various ways directors and officers can be liable. Here, Stephanie Resnick, Philadelphia Office Managing Partner and Chair of the Directors’ and Officers’ Liability Practice Group at Fox Rothschild, and John Fuller, an associate and member of the Directors’ and…
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3 Reasons Your Business is Failing at Corporate Governance

Posted by - July 6, 2018
And What You Can Do About It With Audi’s CEO arrested for fraud, it’s time to shine the spotlight on corporate governance. Inexperienced leaders, confusion over the role of governance and a lack of commitment means that time and time again, we see the same mistakes made by companies across…
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Governing Cybersecurity: Cybersecurity Committees on the Rise

Posted by - June 11, 2018
Independent Oversight Meets the SEC Ron Kral discusses the the emerging trend of cybersecurity committees that are being created as companies recognize the need to create independent oversight of cyber risks. Cybersecurity risks pose grave threats to investors, our capital markets, and our country.[1] This is the opening sentence of…
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Venezuela In the Sanctions Crosshairs

Posted by - May 29, 2018
When was the last time you saw a positive news story come out of Venezuela? Probably has been a while. Any organization with ties to the country needs to be aware of the increasingly severe sanctions being imposed on the country by the federal and state governments. The deteriorating economic,…
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2018 Proxy Season: Emerging Issues Take Center Stage

Posted by - May 3, 2018
Key Issues for Proxies and Investors The relationship between publicly traded companies and their shareholders continues to evolve toward more communications and mutual understanding—and that’s impacting the sort of content featured in proxy statements. As the 2018 proxy season unfolds, Ron Schneider of Donnelley Financial Solutions examines key issues emerging…
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New PwC Report: Age Diversity in the Boardroom

Posted by - April 24, 2018
Corporate boards that want to increase their diversity usually focus on gender and race. But are they paying enough attention to age diversity? PwC’s Census of Directors 50 and Under uncovers how younger directors may be setting the pace on specific areas inside the boardroom and explores what catalysts may lead…
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