May 21, 2013
Former U.S. Bancorp Vice Chairman and Head of Consumer and Small Business Banking Richard C. Hartnack joined the Freddie Mac board of directors. Blue Nile added Mindy Meads, former co-CEO of Aeropostale, to the board of directors.
May 17, 2013 by Jean-Michel Beigbeder, Charles H. King, and Keith Meyer
Weighing the advantages and disadvantages of a combined CEO and chairman role in advance of JPMorgan Chase's shareholder vote May 21.
May 15, 2013 by Dennis T. Whalen and Eric Holt
How can audit committees help ensure that internal audit is properly focused and fully utilized—and delivers the value it should?
May 15, 2013 by Carol M. Beaumier and Jim DeLoach
The top 10 results of the Executive Perspectives on Top Risks for 2013: Key Issues Being Discussed in the Boardroom and C-Suite.
May 15, 2013
Franklin hailed for public service and Washington insight; King to advance 2020 initiative.
May 15, 2013 by Alexandra R. Lajoux
The federal government is taking actions to help defend corporations from cyber attacks.
May 15, 2013 by Elizabeth Mullen
Lessons from the ‘London whale,’ how not to fall in love with a deal, and knowing when to exit among advice shared.
May 15, 2013 by Kate Iannelli
When ratios don’t improve, the probability of regulators stepping in increases.
May 15, 2013 by Greg Arnold
A wide range of potential practices exist for compensating an external CEO hire to incentivize efforts and align interests with shareholders.
May 13, 2013
Hess agreed to split its chairman and CEO roles, nominating former General Electric Vice Chairman John Krenicki to the nonexecutive chairman position.
May 9, 2013
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Washington, D.C., May 9, 2013 — The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Bruce Karpati, chief of the Enforcement Division’s Asset Management Unit, will be leaving the agency for the pr...
May 3, 2013 by Jeff Cunningham
Boardroom threat level rising: A closer look at how vulnerability in cyber space is redefining national security, enterprise risk, intellectual property, and oversight.
May 2, 2013 by Martin Lipton
Directors must focus on doing the right thing for their corporations while understanding shareholder sensitivities.
May 2, 2013
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Washington, D.C., May 2, 2013 — The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Carlo V. di Florio will leave the agency after leading its National Exam Program for more than three years.
Mr. di F...
April 29, 2013
ING U.S. Retirement Solutions CEO Maliz Beams honored with Legal Momentum's “Aiming High” award for commitment to improving the retirement security of Americans.
April 25, 2013
General Electric shareholders rejected a proposal to split Chairman and CEO Jeff Immelt's roles.
April 10, 2013 by Jim DeLoach
Ten lessons learned from the Department of Justice's decision not to bring FCPA enforcement actions against Morgan Stanley based on its compliance practices.
April 5, 2013 by Greg Arnold and Barry Sullivan
Most companies are not getting the most out of their pay programs because they are not sufficiently deliberate when considering pay prominence.
April 3, 2013
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Washington, D.C., April 3, 2013 — The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Marc Fagel, the director of the San Francisco Regional Office, will be leaving the agency later this month for the privat...
March 29, 2013 by Steven R. Walker
Honest and thorough director evaluations can help boards identify, address, and bridge effectiveness and engagement gaps.