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    1. Dana Gas Co Pjs : Dana Gas Emphasises Leadership In Corporate

      Dana Gas Co Pjs : Dana Gas Emphasises Leadership In Corporate

      Majid Jafar, a Board Member of Dana Gas PJSC, addressing the "Board of Directors 2012" conference yesterday, emphasised the importance of best practice corporate governance at the company, as he described the journey taken by the Board of Directors since the formation of Dana Gas in 2005, which has led to the company being recognised as a leader in this area by the International Finance Corporation (IFC) of the World Bank Group. Mr. Jafar, who is also CEO of Crescent Petroleum and Vice-Chairman

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    2. UD corporate governance professor, fellow issue study on executive pay

      UD corporate governance professor, fellow issue study on executive pay

      12:35 p.m., Sept. 24, 2012--An over-reliance on peer group compensation benchmarking is central to the persistent issue of rising executive pay in the United States, new research in a study co-authored by a University of Delaware professor and a corporate governance fellow, finds. While other research examines flawed peer group methodology, this new study makes it clear that peer grouping with minimal board discretion is a seriously flawed methodology even when the peer groups are fairly constru

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    3. Mason Capital Files Dissident Proxy Circular for TELUS General Meeting

      NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mason Capital Management LLC ("Mason") today announced that it has filed and is sending its dissident proxy circular to voting shareholders of TELUS Corporation (TSX:T; TSX:T.A; NYSE: TU) ("TELUS") for the general meeting of TELUS scheduled for October 17, 2012. Michael Martino, Principal and Co-Founder of Mason Capital, said, “TELUS’ actions stand to set a very ...

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    4. CEOs and the Pay-'Em-or-Lose-'Em Myth

      CEOs and the Pay-'Em-or-Lose-'Em Myth

      Corporations are forever defending big executive paydays. If we don't pay up, the argument goes, our sharpest minds will jump to our rivals. Now, there are good reasons for rewarding top executives. The decisions they make are so crucial to their companies that the priority should be to hire competent people rather than scrimp on pay. But a study released last week pretty much drives a stake through that old "pay 'em or lose 'em" line — what you might call the brain-drain defense. It also debunk

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    5. Shareholder activism: James Copland on 'This Week in the Boardroom'

      James Copland, director of Manhattan Institute's Center for Legal Policy discussed the release of Proxy Monitor 2012: A Report on Corporate Governance and Shareholder Activism on NYSE-Euronext's This Week in the Boardroom, a weekly on-demand webcast program "designed to educate board members and C-suite executives on topics/issues that impact their operational and strategic decisions." Reviewing the recently expanded ProxyMonitor.org database of shareholder proposals from Fortune 200 companies,

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    6. How Women Can Change Corporate Boards: The Effects of Achieving a Critical

      This post was co-authored and submitted to The Race to the Bottom by Anna Catalano and Nick Slavin. Ms. Catalano serves on the boards of directors of Mead Johnson Nutrition, Willis Group Holdings, Chemtura, and Kraton Polymers.  Her leadership blog can be found here.  Mr. Slavin is a corporate attorney with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP.  His firm profile can be found here. As the number of qualified women in the corporate director candidate pool grows, companies are reconsidering the

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    7. DST Improves Corporate Governance, But Issues Linger

      News hit that DST Systems, Inc. (DST)'s CEO Thomas A. McDonnell is retiring, and investors bought shares in the information processing and software services company. While DST has taken steps in recent months that could resolve some red flags about its corporate governance, McDonnell's successor, Stephen C. Hooley, is a company insider who will inherit ongoing issues. DST said Hooley is CEO effective September 12. He had worked at State Street Corp. for eleven years before January 2004, when he

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    8. GMI Ratings Governance Update | Bank of America

      Bank of America (BAC) still hasn’t cleaned up its act. While the Charlotte, N.C.-based financial services heavyweight recently took the laudable step of adding two more women to its board, all four of the new directors it named are associated with controversial companies. The management’s poor corporate governance puts Bank of America at high risk of experiencing regulatory problems, which continue unabated. The bank’s financial data gives it an AGR® score of 8, indicating higher accounting and

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    9. Corporate Responsibility Spotlight: AT&T

      Telecom giant AT&T ( ) may not be the first company that comes to mind for a socially responsible investor, although it has made great strides in corporate responsibility. Having recently released its 2011 Sustainability Report, AT&T makes a great candidate for scrutiny. First, we will check out the positives in environmental, social, and governance aspects, then move on to the negative sides of the company. The Good Stuff: Environmental Since releasing its first Social Responsibility Report in

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    10. Bridgestone Global Partners Reiterates Its Assurance to Good Governance

      London, United Kingdom, September 14, 2012 --(PR.com)-- The corporate governance orientation program organized by the HRD in cooperation with the Finance Department brought together members of the boards of directors, corporate executives, and department heads. The program is in compliance with President Robert Campbell’s MO furthering corporate governance among branches, partners, and alliances. It likewise helped the leaders and participants to develop a better appreciation for corporate gover

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    11. China Hydroelectric Corporation Issues A Third Letter to Its Shareholders Concerning Recent Actions by a Minority ...

      NEW YORK, Sept. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors of China Hydroelectric Corporation (NYSE: CHC, CHCWS) (the "Company"), an owner, developer and operator of small hydroelectric power projects in the People's Republic of China, today announced that it has issued the...

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