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    Yum, McDonald’s Apologize as New China Food Scandal Brews
    July 21, 2014

    Another food safety scandal puts a dent in in the reputations of McDonald's and Yum Brands.

    Whiting to Top Bakken Oil Firms in $6B Kodiak Buy
    July 14, 2014

    Deal makes Whiting Petroleum the largest oil producer in the Bakken region.

    Wal-Mart Tops Global Fortune 500
    July 9, 2014

    Wal-Mart edges out Shell in latest Fortune ranking of most valuable companies.

    U.S. Trade Deficit Drops to $44.4 Billion
    July 7, 2014

    Rise in petroleum product exports to thank for falling U.S. trade deficit.

    U.S. Inflation Hits Highest Level for Year and a Half
    June 27, 2014

    Inflation uptick could impact Federal Reserve's decision on when to raise interest rates.

    More Details Emerge Regarding Tax Probe That Targets U.S. Firms
    June 12, 2014

    probes represent a new front in Europe's efforts to place greater emphasis on tax avoidance by large companies.

    Beyond Borders
    June 9, 2014

    The 2014 NACD Board Leadership Conference—at the Gaylord National Resort in National Harbor, Md., from October 12-14—will deepen directors understanding of leading global practices and provide ideas for how companies can become stronger and more sustainable. Opportunities to expand your personal development as a director include a new Global Village, featuring embassy officials and subject-matter experts; an enhanced Social Media Lab to demo the newest mobile technologies and help attendees figure out how to maximize (or minimize) their social media presence. In addition to peer exchanges and networking opportunities, insights from the following confirmed speakers include Johnson & Johnson Director Anne M. Mulcahy, Microsoft Director Charles H. Noski, Wikimedia Foundation Executive Director Susan P. Gardner, former SEC Commissioner Troy Paredes, and Wall Street Journal Management News Editor Joann S. Lublin. Register now.

    Global Leadership and Transparency
    May 20, 2014

    On May 30, join more than 100 of your peers and the country’s leading corporate governance experts at NACD’s Spring Forum. Focused on global issues, this highly engaging one-day forum in Washington, D.C., will inform today's directors on how best to prepare for emerging technology trends and the impact of globalism. As always, networking sessions will occur throughout this event which begins with a power breakfast, features a keynote luncheon speaker, and afternoon small-group peer exchanges. Forum speakers include's Chief People Officer Lori Knowlton, former White House CIO Theresa Peyton, and the World Economic Forum's lead author on global risk, Erwann Michel-Kerjan. In addition, Heidrick & Struggles' Krishnan Rajagopalan, managing partner of the firm's Global Technology and Services Practice, will lead off this one-day event with a power breakfast from 8-9 a.m. Register now.

    Home Price Gains Slowing
    May 8, 2014

    Home prices down from February's 12.2 percent annual gain.

    Allstate CEO Pay Rises 9.5 Percent
    April 9, 2014

    Tom Wilson earned a total of $18.7 million in 2013.

    Russia Urges Companies to Delist From Abroad Amid Sanctions
    April 9, 2014

    Companies assured that the move is not mandatory.

    Delaware Judge Calls for End to ‘Deluge’ of Activist Votes
    March 25, 2014

    Delaware Supreme Court judge says activist investors are getting out of control.

    Wall Street Cash Bonuses Highest Since Crash
    March 13, 2014

    Average Wall Street bonus for 2013 is the third largest on record.

    NASDAQ Private Market Launches New Marketplace for Private Companies
    March 6, 2014

    NASDAQ Private Market will provide companies with resources to raise capital, control secondary transactions, and manage equity-related functions.

    Ukraine Crisis Roils Global Markets
    March 3, 2014

    Ukraine crisis rocks global markets, Russia registers heaviest losses.

    Health Law Already Has Impact on Earnings
    February 25, 2014

    More than 80 public companies inform investors of the financial impact of the Affordable Care Act.

    Agrochemical Companies Sue to Block Hawaii GMO Law
    January 21, 2014

    The companies' suit charges that the law is both invalid and unconstitutional.

    SEC Obtains Settlements in Penny Stock ‘Shell Packaging’ Case
    January 15, 2014

    The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced nearly $300,000 in settlements against a Virginia-based “shell packaging” company and its CEO who were charged with facilitating a penny stock scheme as well as a Bronx, N.Y.-based stock prom...

    Conflict Minerals: Scaling Your Program for 2015
    January 13, 2014 by

    A holistic compliance strategy that will scale from this year to 2015 and beyond will free up resources and capital that can  be used to improve corporate performance, product portfolio, and market position.

    Corporate State Taps Insider to Head Top Court
    January 9, 2014

    Delaware Gov. Jack Markell has nominated Chancellor Leo E. Strine, Jr. to serve as the eighth Chief Justice of Delaware's Supreme Court.

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