Wednesday April 23, 2014
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    Boardroom News
    GM Hires Disaster Expert to Manage Recall Response
    April 2, 2014

    Attorney Kenneth Feinberg tapped to handle victim compensation.

    Generational Turning Point for Women to Get on Board
    April 2, 2014

    Wisconsin's top 50 companies have few female board directors.

    Board Directors Are Extending Their Tenures
    April 2, 2014

    Average tenure of directors rises to 10.8 years.

    Darden Rejects Proposal to Sell Real Estate
    April 2, 2014

    Darden says that splitting off its real estate holdings would not increase shareholder value.

    The Hottest Corporate Fad: Pay CEOs to Find Successors
    April 2, 2014

    Boards reward CEOs who find their own replacements.

    More Than Seven Million Sign Up for Health Coverage
    April 2, 2014

    The Congressional Budget Office estimates that enrollment in the exchanges will increase to 13 million in 2015.

    Another Drop in Euro Zone Inflation
    April 1, 2014

    Some see this as a sign that the European economy is deflating.

    Coca-Cola Compensation Plan Shows Performance Shares Are Murky
    April 1, 2014

    New compensation plan employs corporate governance best practices.

    GM Recalls 1.5 Million More Vehicles
    April 1, 2014

    GM recalls 1.5 million vehicles due to steering system problems.

    Supreme Court Takes Up Drug Company Dispute
    April 1, 2014

    Teva Pharmaceutical claims patents were wrongfully overturned.

    Senate Report Says Caterpillar Used Swiss Subsidiary to Reduce Taxes
    April 1, 2014

    Construction equipment company avoided paying $2.4 billion in taxes.

    Yellen Assures Markets on Interest Rates
    April 1, 2014

    Yellen commits to keeping rates low until the economy is stronger.

    Three Mozilla Board Members Resign over Choice of New CEO
    March 31, 2014

    Mozilla board members leave in response to controversial CEO appointment.

    Rich Owners Dominate Big Takeover Bids, Stoking Governance Concerns
    March 31, 2014

    The mega rich are dominating U.S. megadeals.

    Institutional Shareholder Services Releases QuickScore 2.0 Ratings
    March 31, 2014

    New rating system analyzes and quantifies corporate governance.

    N.J. CEOs in Store for Big Raises This Year
    March 31, 2014

    Filings show that the average pay package increased by 24.2 percent.

    Proposal May Help Settle Legacy Lawsuits
    March 31, 2014

    Proposal may help to settle some 360 lawsuits in the Louisiana courts.

    Caterpillar Set to Defend Its Tax Bill
    March 31, 2014

    Caterpillar to appear before U.S. Senate subcommittee to explain strategies designed to shrink tax bills.

    Regulators Twice Failed to Open GM Probes
    March 31, 2014

    New details emerge regarding GM's recall of 2.6 million vehicles with defective ignition-switches.

    Home Prices in U.S. Drop for Third Consecutive Month
    March 28, 2014

    Home price index dipped 0.1 percent from December to January.