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    1. International Datacasting Board's Dirty Tactics Backfire

      TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 13, 2012) - The board of International Datacasting Corporation ("IDC") turned negative in a press release issued yesterday. IDC director Adam Adamou responded by redirecting the focus back to his growth strategy and future plans. He also noted that the dissident group seeking Positive Change for IDC has had an overwhelming response from shareholders that have ...

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    2. RBZ's governance structures weak

      You are here: Home > News > RBZ’s governance structures weak RBZ’s governance structures weak By The Independent Webmaster on July 13, 2012 in News Clive Mphambela THE reactive intervention by the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) in Interfin Banking Corporation, which was placed under curatorship for six months, exposed weaknesses in the RBZ’s governance structures emanating from conflict of interest. While the central bank rightly observed that concentrated shareholding and abuse of corporate s

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    3. Ralph Whitworth Keynotes Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance

      /PRNewswire/ -- Ralph Whitworth, Founder and Principal of Relational Investors LLC, delivered the opening keynote address today at the Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals 66th annual conference.  Relational Investors is a private investment fund that seeks to invest in undervalued companies, using engagement strategies to unlock value. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120312/NY67809LOGO-a ) Whitworth opened with a lively discussion on boards, stating that proc

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    4. Subbarao asks govt to show exemplary corporate governance in banks

      Subbarao asks govt to show ‘exemplary corporate governance’ in banks Ads by Google Share | Print ENS Economic Bureau : Mumbai, Fri Jul 13 2012, 00:56 hrs The Reserve Bank of India has expressed concern over the government “occasionally exercising” its ownership rights in banks and financial institutions (FIs) through channels outside of their boards, and asked it to show “exemplary behaviour of corporate governance and exercise the ownership rights through the board”. “There are questio

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    5. RIM's failure at good governance continues

      RIM's failure at good governance continues

      It took RIM until 2012 to accede to having an independent board chair, a practice recommended almost 20  years ago. At this week’s annual general meeting, the minimalist shuffle toward corporate governance continued. Chair Barbara Stymiest, a former banker and regulator, acknowledged there were gaps in board skills. “Gaps” is an understatement. This board does not have the industry track record, or clout to push back against management. And it also lacks the shareholder mindset and respect to ha

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    6. Report: Corporate Boards Must Take Long-Term Steps to Manage Risk, Restore Investor Confidence

      NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The string of recent news concerning global companies such as Barclays, JPMorgan Chase, Olympus, Sino-Forest, and Duke Energy, underscores the immediate need to change the corporate culture perpetuated by some corporate boards. One way to accomplish this is to build visionary boards and leaders, according to a newly-released report from CFA Institute, Visionary Board ...

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    7. IIRA upgrades corporate governance rating of Banque Islamique Du Senegal

      The Islamic International Rating Agency (IIRA) has upgraded the corporate governance rating of Banque Islamique Du Senegal to CGR 4 from CGR 3, which denotes “Moderately low level of Corporate Governance processes and practices overall; weaknesses have been identified in a number of governance related areas.” Corporate governance ratings are based on an evaluation of key governance areas of the rated institution, which include regulatory compliance; board oversight; management profile; self-regu

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