February 28, 2014
As Michael Andrew steps down due to illness, John B. Veihmeyer takes on role as global chairman.
January 24, 2014
Ruling says Chinese units of the Big Four accounting firms should be suspended from auditing U.S.-traded companies
January 13, 2014 by Dennis T. Whalen
Priorities for 2014 sharpen focus on key governance challenges.
January 13, 2014 by Jim Liddy
- In developing and maintaining an effective governance structure, private companies should bring the right people and perspectives to the table periodically to assess the governance structure, and to ensure that present and future governance structures meet the expectations of key stakeholders and serve as a foundation to achieve the company’s strategic objectives.
January 13, 2014 by Cheryl Soltis Martel
The burning issues likely to light up the corporate governance firmament in 2014.
January 8, 2014
The eighth edition of the report was based on a survey of 4,100 companies in 41 countries.
December 16, 2013
The Dodd-Frank financial reforms of 2010 mandates that companies must scour their supply chains for such metals and minerals as tin, tungsten, and gold that are blamed for fueling violence in the Congo.
November 27, 2013 by Dennis T. Whalen and Brian Heckler
Fueled by higher stock prices, lower interest rates, and cash-heavy balance sheets, corporate deal making has increased from 2008 lows.
November 27, 2013 by Cheryl Soltis Martel
Directors share insights to help map the issues for future boards.
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.
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
SEC Hiring Signals a Focus on Dodd-Frank, JOBS Act, House Shoots Down Mandatory Auditor Rotation, NAIC OKs Development of Confidential Data Law, and more
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.
September 17, 2013
The report found that U.S. firms completed 116 emerging market acquisitions in the first six months of this year--an increase from 110 in the third and fourth quarters of 2012.
July 23, 2013 by Dennis T. Whalen
More than half of KPMG's Audit Committee Issues Conference attendees say it is increasingly difficult or unrealistic for the audit committee to effectively oversee the range of risks on its plate.
July 23, 2013 by Cheryl Soltis Martel
How the enterprise risk landscape has changed in the last 10 years and what boards can do to reset their risk oversight direction.
July 23, 2013
Special interest groups push for proxy advisory firm reform, NACD elects Cari M. Dominguez to board, U.S. CFOs lack CSR interest, and more.