December 10, 2013
To say that there is a bit of skepticism about China Cinda Asset Management (Cinda) which begins trading on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange this week, would be an understatement. It may actually be the most debated IPO in Hong Kong ever, as highlighted by...
November 4, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter faces skepticism from potential investors and the broader public ahead of its initial public offering, according to an Associated Press-CNBC poll released Monday.
September 30, 2013
The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a New Jersey-based audit firm and one of its founding partners for their roles in the botched audits of a China-based company that failed to disclose related party transactions by its CEO and other...
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
Almost 70 percent of respondents said they did not understand the overhaul passed by Democrats in early 2010 or only understood a part of it.
September 2, 2013
BEIJING (AP) — The baby-faced Chinese businessman behind plans to slash a canal through Nicaragua has invested millions in telecommunications and mines. But he won't say how he made his fortune. Wang Jing says he once studied traditional Chinese...
July 23, 2013 by Cheryl Soltis Martel
A single ‘air traffic controller’ should allocate risk oversight responsibilities.
July 12, 2013 by Cheryl Soltis Martel
Concept of mandated rotation is slow to take hold across the globe.
July 3, 2013 by Cheryl Soltis Martel
On the heels of the Revlon settlement, enforcement policy change will seek more admissions of wrongdoing.
July 3, 2013
Ex-Olympus CEO Michael Woodford will be the keynote speaker at NACD's annual Board Leadership Conference in October.
May 15, 2013 by Jack Zwingli
The number of alternative compensation definitions is growing as investors scrutinize pay and performance.
May 15, 2013
A slew of new books offer valuable looks at issues as diverse as what makes Mayo Clinic great to how the social technology revolution should be embraced.
April 2, 2013
One well-known fact about the Affordable Care Act is the law is a complicated piece of legislation. Within the 2,400+ pages are hundreds of moving parts. When the law was passed three years ago, it was acknowledged that implementing the law efficiently...
March 14, 2013 by Nels Olson
The value a new director brings to the role is a fresh perspective on key issues as well as real-world experience in an area deemed important to the board.
March 14, 2013 by Cynthia M. Fornelli and Jane Cobb
NACD teamed up with the Center for Audit Quality and several other governance organizations to develop a resource to help audit committees evaluate auditors' performance objectively.
March 14, 2013 by Cheryl Soltis Martel
When former Olympus President Michael Woodford blew the whistle, also exposed were deep differences in corporate governance between East and West.
January 25, 2013
The Anti-Fraud Collaboration, a partnership between NACD, the Center for Audit Quality, Financial Executives International, and the Institute of Internal Auditors, launched AntiFraudCollaboration.org.
January 24, 2013 by Jeff Cunningham
New York Times FiveThirtyEight Blogger Nate Silver provides a thoughtful analysis of why our predictions about the future are often wrong, and what we can do to improve.