The principal corporate governance campaigns of the past decade have reached a plateau in terms of both investor commitment and implementation. These issues are not by any means going away.
We all have known great “leaders” in our lifetime – a politician who inspired us, a public figure who we admire and/or a boss or colleague who has impressed us professionally. We truly know a leader when we see one.
On October 22, 2013 America lost a hero, General Robinson Risner, Word War II combatant, Korean War ace and Vietnam prisoner of war senior leader.
While the advantages of an independent CEO and Chairman of the Board appear obvious, the advantages of the unified position are just as obvious when considering the day-to-day operations of a corporation.
It is often said that being on an audit committee is a part-time job with full-time responsibilities. It’s no wonder when you consider the broad and critical role that the audit committee plays. In essence, every audit committee’s role is to stand objectively in the gap between management, the external auditors and the people who provide the capital to make...
Regulatory scrutiny of the insurance industry has never been more acute. Government regulators from a host of disparate disciplines are intensely focused on making sure we have the controls in place to avoid another financial meltdown. Compounding matters, insurance companies have begun to look more and more like financial services companies, taking deposits, underwriting interest rate and debt swaps, and...
When properly managed, non-employees give businesses a competitive advantage, but improper hiring and management practices can introduce employers to a whole other set of challenges and risk. Matt Rivera breaks down the potential co-employment and independent contractor compliance issues, and discusses the best practices for implementing a compliance program to protect your organization.