December 11, 2013
Lululemon Names CEO, New Chairman. Hologic Names New CEO, Adds Two Icahn Nominees to Board. Twitter Appoints Former Pearson CEO, First Woman to Board. Sutherland to Succeed Surma at U.S. Steel. McMillon to Succeed Duke at Wal-Mart.
December 9, 2013 by Mark Emanuel and Blair Jones
A holistic analysis ensures the most obvious red-flags are addressed and the company’s environment and the controls encourage the intended and desired risk-taking behavior.
December 4, 2013 by Jim DeLoach
Answers to these questions may provide insight on how the company can improve its risk management capabilities.
December 2, 2013 by Greg Arnold and Seymour Burchman
Many companies are again pursuing mergers and acquisitions (M&A) after several years of a relatively quiet market.
November 27, 2013 by Frank R. Arcara
One growing trend in the compensation industry is utilizing benefit restoration plans to augment the cash and equity components of executive compensation.
November 27, 2013 by Cheryl Soltis Martel
Directors share insights to help map the issues for future boards.
November 27, 2013 by Richard Chambers
The expression of core organizational values can be a key indicator of a strong tone at the top, as well as an effective way to communicate the behaviors employees are expected to embody and demonstrate.
November 27, 2013
Proposed standards would expand audit purview and the auditor’s report.
November 25, 2013
The annual lineup of the most influential people in the boardroom and corporate governance.
November 1, 2013
Hulu Adds Former Disney Exec to CFO Post. Former Surgeon General Named to Herbalife Board.
October 23, 2013
The Securities and Exchange Commission today sanctioned three investment advisory firms for repeatedly ignoring problems with their compliance programs.
The enforcement actions arise from the agency’s Compliance Program Initiative, which target...
October 2, 2013 by Jim DeLoach
Risk assessment should be an integral part of the strategy-setting process.
October 1, 2013 by Bradley J. Bondi, Peter B. Clark, and Geoffrey Gettinger
Six months into SEC Chair Mary Jo White's tenure, she has evidenced that she intends to make good on her promise of a "bold and unrelenting" approach to enforcing US securities laws.
September 20, 2013 by Dennis T. Whalen and Sanjaya Krishna
Even to those companies not actively using them, social networks pose an inherent risk—from threats to confidential information or IP, to reputational damage and the potential for regulatory infractions.
September 20, 2013 by Aalap H. Shah
Equity will always be a key option for companies looking to drive their performance priorities, but programs and practices require regular review.
September 20, 2013 by Nora McGee
So far this year, FCPA enforcement has yielded $420 million in fines, penalties, and settlements, while the total for all of 2012 was $260 million.
September 20, 2013 by Ira T. Kay and John Sinkular
Superior performance, a clear demonstration of pay/performance alignment, and thorough, concise communication are the foundation of well-designed pay programs and a successful vote.
September 20, 2013 by Cheryl Soltis Martel
Compensation survey will provide directors’ perspective to the SEC as it develops pay disclosure rules.
September 19, 2013 by Kate Iannelli
The NACD Directorship 2020 initiative started with three exploratory meetings in New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles, the last of which concluded last week on the West Coast. In each city, feedback has allowed NACD to continually refine the program design, as well as re-think the questions posed to attendees. Perhaps mirroring the movement of the meeting’s locations from east to west, the conversations have become more focused on the processes directors can implement to meet the coming challenges.