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    1. Questions Every Board Director Needs to Ask about Technology

      Questions Every Board Director Needs to Ask about Technology

      NEW YORK, June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Big data, cyber security, gaming apps, Twitter - these and other technology developments are no longer just the province of IT departments and twenty-something employees. Companies are coming to realize that new tech issues must be brought onto the boardroom agenda and into governance at the highest levels. WomenCorporateDirectors (WCD) recently featured emerging technologies as a key theme at its second annual Global Institute in New York, draw

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    2. Executive pay is a matter for businesses, not politicians, says BCC

      Commenting on Business Secretary Vince Cable's announcement today regarding binding shareholder votes on executive pay, John Longworth, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) said: "Businesses must have the power to reward good performance, under the governance of non-executive directors and remuneration committees. But poor performance should not be rewarded, and shareholders have a role to play in holding their boards to account. "Over the years, corporate governance in thi

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    3. Fortune 500 Directors Emphasize Digital Communication Strategies ...

      Fortune 500 Directors Emphasize Digital Communication Strategies at the NACD Spring Forum Strategic Implications of Rapidly Changing Technological Environment Represent Unique Value WASHINGTON, Jun 19, 2012 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) convened nearly 250 leading public company directors and corporate governance experts from around the world in New York City on June 11-12 to explore how new technologies and social media communications a

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    4. Corporate governance experts question Nalcor board picks

      Corporate governance experts question Nalcor board picks

      Corporate governance experts are criticizing four new appointments to the boards of Nalcor Energy and Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro. The new chairman of the boards is Terry Styles, a Stephenville businessman who runs a beer distribution company with 10 employees. Grand Falls-Windsor Mayor Al Hawkins and Happy Valley-Goose Bay Mayor Leo Abbass were also appointed to the boards, as was Erin Breen, a St. John’s lawyer with less than 10 years experience. Richard Powers heads the governance program

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    5. Should corporate governance be applicable to private companies?

      Investors opt for a private company structure as it has minimal compliances and disclosures Kumkum Sen / Jun 18, 2012, 00:19 IST The Adidas Group’s global acquisition of Reebok, which entailed the integration of Reebok’s Indian operations, was achieved in 2011. Reebok has been operating in India since 1991. With over 900 retail outlets in India, Reebok has operated exclusively on franchise models. It is assumed that one of the syner

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    6. Back to school for corporate governance

      Summer session is beginning at colleges and universities, and management experts say one of the offerings should be Corporate Governance 101. First in line to sign up, they say, should be Facebook Inc. and JPMorgan Chase & Co. In the matter of Facebook, one of the more significant recent developments involves the Nasdaq Stock Market, which stated June 6 that it would offer $40 million in cash and rebates to clients who may have suffered financially in the company’s initial public offering. On th

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