1. Articles in category: BoardNews

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    1. Competition Commission order puts independent directors' role in spotlight

      Corporate governance structure through out the globe is converging towards the Anglo-Saxon model, in which independent directors occupy the pivotal position. The primary role of independent directors is to bring objectivity in the oversight function of the board of directors. They also bring varied and relevant, knowledge and experience in the board to enhance its effectiveness. The advisory ...

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    2. Corporate governance problems facing the energy sector

      Craig Florence and Randy Gordon, Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP It is a commonplace of corporate law that officers and directors owe fiduciary duties to the business entities they serve. Breaches of these duties are most often highlighted in the press when they lead to spectacular corporate failures on the order of Enron or WorldCom. But fiduciary duties do not exist solely to deter and redress massive instances of fraud; rather, as Justice Cardozo long ago held “[n]ot honesty alone, but the punctilio

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      Mentions: Fiduciary Duties
    3. Diverse Director DataSource (3D) Opens for Business

      NEW YORK, Jul 19, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Diverse Director DataSource (3D), a new resource for finding untapped talent to serve on corporate boards, is now open for corporations, search firms and shareowners looking for diverse talent for corporate boards. The DataSource was officially announced today at the New York Stock Exchange by its founders -- the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS), the California State Teachers' Retirement System (CalSTRS), and GMI Ratings, an i

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    4. CalPERS, CalSTRS and GMI Ratings Will Hold a Media Briefing at NYSE to Introduce a New Tool Designed ...

      NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS), the California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS) and GMI Ratings plan to hold a media briefing to unveil the Diverse Director DataSource (3D), a new resource for recruiting talent to serve on corporate boards. The event will start with brief presentations by representatives of the three partners on the ...

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    5. Zombie Directors Should Exit U.S. Boardrooms: Nell Minow

      Zombie Directors Should Exit U.S. Boardrooms: Nell Minow

      Zombie Directors Illustration by Rami Niemi By Nell Minow 2012-07-18T22:30:00Z When I testify before Congress about corporate governance, I like to watch the faces of the committee members when I explain the rules for electing corporate directors. “I know you, better than anyone else, understand what the word ‘election’ means,” I say. “Well, in the wacky world of public corporations, you win even if 99 percent of the shareholders vote

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    6. China Auto Logistics Names New Chief Operating Officer and Four New Directors

      TIANJIN, CHINA--(Marketwire - Jul 18, 2012) - China Auto Logistics Inc. (the "Company" or "CALI") ( NASDAQ : CALI ), one of China's leading developers of websites for buyers and sellers of imported and domestic automobiles, a top seller in China of imported luxury cars, and a leading provider of auto-related services, announced today that Mr. Jin Yan, 46, has been appointed Chief Operating ...

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    7. The End of Exorbitant CEO Exit Packages? Don't Hold Your Breath

      The End of Exorbitant CEO Exit Packages? Don't Hold Your Breath

      Multimillion-dollar severance packages paid to exiting CEOs routinely make news -- particularly when the leader's tenure was universally panned or when the firm was in major cost-cutting mode. Such payouts have become the norm among large firms, observers say, and they have withstood both public outcry and legislative action. But when stakeholders believe an exit package represents a true ...

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    8. The increasing influence of activist shareholders

      Jarrett Dieterle Legal Intern, Manhattan Institute's Center for Legal Policy Activist investors, such as the infamous "corporate gadflies," have existed in one form or another for many years. Recently, however, the activist shareholder movement has grown more professional and more influential, enabling activists to target larger companies. Gradual changes in corporate governance rules have made it easier for activist investors to gain more leverage in getting their own candidates placed on compa

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