June 18, 2013
Duke Energy's board voted to promote current CFO Lynn Good to CEO, succeeding Jim Rogers, who will continue to serve as board chairman. Weyerhaeuser Company named Doyle Simons CEO effective August 1.
June 15, 2013 by Kate Iannelli
When ratios don’t improve, the probability of regulators stepping in increases.
June 15, 2013 by Cheryl Soltis Martel
The third annual meeting of the NACD Nominating/Governance Committee Chair Advisory Council raised concerns about peer groups, director tenure, and board evaluations.
June 6, 2013 by Jim DeLoach
All organizations must be more vigilant in protecting themselves from cyber threats.
June 5, 2013
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Washington, D.C., June 5, 2013 — The Securities and Exchange Commission today voted unanimously to propose rules that would reform the way that money market funds operate in order to make them less susceptibl...
May 30, 2013 by Richard F. America
Directors should approach external affairs as opportunities to stimulate and cerate enterprise formation and growth—economic development through entrepreneurship.
May 23, 2013 by E. Thames Fulton
Potential director candidates should reflect on the specific industries, business situations and types of companies where their experience will be relevant.
May 22, 2013
Only 32.2 percent of shareholders voted for a resolution to split the chairman and chief executive posts.
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 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...