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    2. Oft-Divided SEC Speaks With One Voice When Suing Corporations

      Oft-Divided SEC Speaks With One Voice When Suing Corporations
      The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has released a collection of internal voting records, long held secret, that reveal it to be less divided than is commonly thought. The new data reveal that the agency's commissioners vote unanimously almost every time they take companies and executives to federal court ...
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    3. Stumpf Resigns From Two Boards, Congressmen Make Big Director Bucks -- Is It Time To Reform Corporate Governance?

      Stumpf Resigns From Two Boards, Congressmen Make Big Director Bucks -- Is It Time To Reform Corporate Governance?
      Directors are responsible to insure management makes the right decisions for the long-term best interests of shareholders. And legislators have passed multiple laws, such as Sarbanes-Oxley and Dodd-Frank, to allow the regulators, primarily at the SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission), to put real teeth (and enforcement) into directors responsibilities ...
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    4. Lobbyists as Directors Test Rules for Corporate Boards

      Lobbyists as Directors Test Rules for Corporate Boards
      The 2010 requirement that only independent directors can set executive pay at most public companies was the latest in a string of efforts by Congress, regulators and stock exchanges to make sure people who hold important roles on corporate boards are free of potential conflicts of interest that could sway their judgment. A Wall Street Journal review of lobbying data and securities filings found that despite such efforts, financial ties ...
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    5. Will Better Corporate Governance Boost Japanese Equity Returns?

      Will Better Corporate Governance Boost Japanese Equity Returns?
      For Japans corporates, we believe the result signals further progress in the area of corporate governance. The once staid and conservative boardrooms of Japanese companies have already embraced large-scale reform on governance issues following the implementation of an official corporate governance code last June ...
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    6. Putting Workers on Company Boards Could Change the Culture of British Business

      Putting Workers on Company Boards Could Change the Culture of British Business
      The TUC has long argued that including workers on company boards would change the culture of the boardroom and help boards to focus on long-term company growth, rather than being distracted by short-term financial engineering as occurred, for example, in the financial sector in the run up to the crash ...
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    7. The Duties of Corporate Board Officers

      The Duties of Corporate Board Officers
      These individuals will guide the corporation through startup and operations, and they have overall responsibility for the operation of the corporation. In general, theresponsibilities of the board of directorsinclude fiduciary responsibility for the financial well-being of the corporation, responsibility to set the mission and vision of the company, and oversight in setting policy and reviewing actions of employees ...
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    8. Compensation for Outside Corporate Directors Increased Moderately in 2015

      Compensation for Outside Corporate Directors Increased Moderately in 2015
      According to Willis Towers Watsons annual analysis of director compensation atFortune500 companies, median total direct compensation for directors climbed 3% last year, to $263,500, an increase from nearly $255,000 in 2014. Total compensation, which includes cash pay, and annual or recurring stock awards, had increased 4% the previous year. The median value of cash compensation increased 6% in 2015, to more than $108,000. Meanwhile, the value of ...
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    9. Progress Slow on Reaching Gender Parity on Corporate Boards

      Progress Slow on Reaching Gender Parity on Corporate Boards
      The percentage of women on the boards of SP 500 companies is still only 20 percent, making little progress from the year before, a new national report has found. And while at least a dozen of Minnesotas public companies led by Best Buy, Ameriprise Financial and Patterson Companies have better representation than the nation as a whole, the percentage for all the states public companies lags behind the national average ...
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