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    1. Meeting Directors’ Demands for Information

      Meeting Directors’ Demands for Information

      Investors, consumers, regulatory bodies, and the media are putting heavy pressure on boards of directors. They are being held accountable for a whole range of strategic missteps, risk management errors, and security flaws. One survey of board members in 2016 found that directors see a disconnect between these high expectations and what they can realistically accomplish in their positions...

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    2. When Boards Are Stacked with Hot Seats, Who Wants the Job?

      When Boards Are Stacked with Hot Seats, Who Wants the Job?

      Chairman Stephen Sanger had just wrapped up his milquetoast presentation on Wells Fargo's sales-practices woes at the company's annual meeting last April when Bruce Marks, a housing activist and shareholder, jumped up and called on all of the board members to defend themselves. "Tell us what you knew and when you knew it. Were you complicit or incompetent?"...

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    3. Procter & Gamble's "Rumble" Could Be A Harbinger of Your Board's Proxy Fight

      Procter & Gamble's "Rumble" Could Be A Harbinger of Your Board's Proxy Fight

      Perhaps it’s not surprising in our contentious age that corporate board elections have become so combative that they mirror in size and spending statewide political campaigns. In a climate increasingly dominated by activist investors – some of whom used to be known as “corporate raiders” before a smart re-brand – bare-knuckled proxy fights are becoming commonplace...

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    4. Tough Boardroom Situations - Directors Share Lessons Learned

      Tough Boardroom Situations - Directors Share Lessons Learned

      NEW YORK , Oct. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When boards find themselves facing a challenge from within their own ranks, how are directors responding? In a new board briefing from the WomenCorporateDirectors Foundation (WCD) , a panel of directors and governance experts explores the fraught issues that arise from everything from conflict-of-interest situations to crisis events, and the lessons they took away from both current and past board tenures...

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    5. Leaving the Contractual Term “Voting Power” Undefined Could Be Risky Business

      Leaving the Contractual Term “Voting Power” Undefined Could Be Risky Business

      What does the contractual term “voting power” mean? Does it refer only to the power to elect corporate directors, or does it refer to the power to vote on any fundamental matter of corporate governance? Is voting power an attribute of stock, or is it something that shareholders possess? Commercial Division Justice Marcy Friedman’s recent decision in Special Situations Fund III QP, LP...

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    6. Board and Director Evaluations in the 21st Century: A Practical Guide for Governance Committees

      Board and Director Evaluations in the 21st Century:  A Practical Guide for Governance Committees

      BoardProspects is always on the look-out for valuable information and resources to share with our Members.  Today we are pleased to share with you a tremendous white paper on board and director evaluations.  "Board and Director Evaluations in the 21st Century:  A Practical Guide for Governance Committees" is written by Beverly Behan of Board Advisor, LLC.  Beverly is one of the world's foremost corporate governance experts and given the growing importance of this topic we believe this white paper will be of significant interest to our Members.

      "Board and Director Evaluations in the 21st Century:  A Practical Guide for ...

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    7. Asia’s Corporate Boardrooms Struggle with Gender Parity

      Asia’s Corporate Boardrooms Struggle with Gender Parity

      Even by Asia’s low standards when it comes to having women on corporate boards, the progress of the region’s billionaires is lagging: Most of the richest men in China, Japan and South Korea run companies with few, if any, female board members. The situation is particularly extreme among Asia’s biggest tech companies with billionaire founders...

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    8. P&G vs. Nelson Peltz: A Battle Over the Future of Big Brands

      P&G vs. Nelson Peltz: A Battle Over the Future of Big Brands

      CINCINNATI -- Procter & Gamble Co., which has suffered through a decade of market-share losses and stagnating profits, hopes it's redemption lies in a koala-shaped maxi pad. Called the "Koala HuHu," the extra-long overnight pad launched this spring in China. Part of P&G's giant Whisper brand -- which is called Always in the U.S. and elsewhere -- it targets teenage girls with cartoon marsupials snoozing on the box, and is beating rivals despite commanding higher prices...

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