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    1. Brink's (BCO) Ticks Higher, Shamrock Holdings Urges Sale of Company

      Brink's (BCO) Ticks Higher, Shamrock Holdings Urges Sale of Company

      Shamrock Holdings Inc., shareholder in The Brink’s Company (NYSE: BCO), announced that President Stanley P. Gold sent a letter to the Board of Directors urging the immediate consideration of strategic alternatives, including the sale of the company, in the wake of a five-year stock price decline of more than 60%, "years of empty promises and failed initiatives" and continuing deficiencies in corporate governance. Below is the text of Mr. Gold’s letter to the Brink’s board: November 2, 2012

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    2. Citigroup: A Symbol of Board Resurgence?

      Citigroup: A Symbol of Board Resurgence?

      At the center of the corporate wreckage of the past fifteen years — the accounting scandals, the outright fraud, the environmental disasters, the financial meltdown — sits the boards of directors. Their failure to choose the right CEO and to provide appropriate oversight on core risks and opportunities has, in my view, reflected a broad failure of the corporate governance movement and its reliance on directors to effectively to oversee the corporation and its business leaders. Yet, the recent fa

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    3. After Olympus scandal, Japan Inc. wants less scrutiny

      Whistleblowers? No, thanks. Michael Woodford was sacked as president of Olympus last year after he revealed a $1.7 billion accounting coverup. The board of the Japanese cameramaker lied about the mystery for weeks. When the truth at last came out, the board kept their jobs and the whistleblowing boss lost his. Woodford called it a "black comedy." In no other developed market, he lamented, could this happen. His frustration is understandable. At one point Olympus' shares lost about 80 percent of

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    4. Harwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of Warnaco Group, Inc.

      Harwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of Warnaco Group, Inc.

      NEW YORKNov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Harwood Feffer LLP (www.hfesq.com) is investigating potential claims against the board of directors of Warnaco Group, Inc. ("Warnaco" or the "Company") (NYSE: WRC) concerning the proposed acquisition of the Company by PVH Corp. ("PVH") in a transaction valued at approximately $2.9 billion.
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    5. Icahn's Corporate Governance Could Be Criticized, Too

      Icahn's Corporate Governance Could Be Criticized, Too

      Carl C. Icahn recently criticized Oshkosh Corp. (OSK) for continuing to "overpromise and under deliver." After the activist investor asked Oshkosh shareholders to sell their holdings to him or replace the truck maker's board with directors that his team nominated, the existing board recommended rejecting his offer on Friday on grounds that it undervalues Oshkosh. As it happens, Mr. Icahn's own company could improve its corporate governance, too. Icahn Enterprises L.P. (IEP) is a diversified hold

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    6. Board rooms still mostly filled with men

      Board rooms still mostly filled with men "There still is resistance in the heads of some people who like it the way it is," said Barbara Hackman Franklin, a director at Aetna who also led the first White House effort to recruit women for high-level jobs as a staff assistant in 1971 to President Richard Nixon. Looking to friendsBoard members tend to consider their friends, who are often male ...

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    7. Panel: Self-police corporate risk to avoid SEC enforcement actions

      David Bergers, the New England regional director for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, recently delivered some advice for how organizations can maintain regulatory compliance: always self-report, always cooperate, and always encourage whistleblowers to come straight to the SEC. Yes, Bergers realizes that this is idealistic and that most companies aren't likely to make his job that easy. But companies with a proactive attitude toward corporate governance risk will make SEC enforcement

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    8. Clearwire's Q3 Earnings: Addressing Spectrum Monetization, Governance, And

      The past several weeks have been some of the most dramatic ever for investors in Clearwire (CLWR). The constant back and forth of rumors and headlines surrounding the Sprint (S)-SoftBank deal and how it affects Clearwire have caused shares of Clearwire to see record volatility over the past several weeks. (click to enlarge) Investors have eagerly anticipated Clearwire's Q3 2012 earnings, posted after the markets closed on October 25, for they would give them a chance to hear management's take on

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    9. Cricket Australia revamping Corporate Governance

      Australian cricket today authorised the most significant changes to Cricket Australia's governance since the organisation was set up in 1905, setting CA on a path towards having a fully independent Board of nine Directors by 2017. Today's CA Annual General Meeting voted for constitutional and by-law changes, and also elected Jacquie Hey, David Peever and Kevin Roberts as CA's first independent Directors. A nine member Board consisting of six state-based representatives and the new independent Di

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    10. Activist Chairmen, Independent Directors Challenge CEOs, ‘Country Club’ Boards

      In the summer of 2011, Yahoo Inc.’s board decided enough was enough. Directors had seen the Internet giant’s stock languish, and the answers they got from Carol Bartz, chief executive at the time, fell short of their expectations. So, the … The post Activist Chairmen, Independent Directors Challenge CEOs, ‘Country Club’ Boards appeared first on Insurance Journal .

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    11. Lack of company secretaries linked to corporate woes

      Lack of company secretaries linked to corporate woes

      Share Bookmark Print Rating Outgoing Chairman of the Institute of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya (ICPSK) Joe Mwangi Mbuthia (right) congratulates Catherine Musakali (left) after she was elected the new chairperson during the ICPSK 21st Annual General Meeting in Nairobi May 4, 2012. Musakali, says that failure to use certified public secretaries was at the heart of poor corporate governance in companies, including conflict of inte

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    12. Banks' Good Governance Efforts Improving

      Banks’ Good Governance Efforts Improving By LEE C. CHIPONGIAN October 24, 2012, 5:40pm Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Deputy Governor Nestor A. Espenilla Jr. said that to sustain investors’ interest in the Philippines, the financial sector among other industries, need to improve on areas of operations and transactions that are steeped in the principles of good corporate governance. “Multiple reforms are necessary across the board (and) we are demonstrating that we are up to it,” Espenill

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    13. Best Buy: Corporate Governance And Financial Risk Heightens

      (BBY) new CEO Hubert Joly faces an uphill battle in turning around the consumer electronics retailer. The company's risk of a blow-up due to accounting, governance or financial problems has worsened to dangerous levels. To be sure, the team is fighting for a comeback. For example, it is preparing to sell a new tablet this holiday season called the Insignia Flex for around $250, going head to head against technology giants such as Apple Inc. (AAPL) and Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN). In an effort to

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