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    1. Digital Economy, Analog Boards: The 2012 Study of Digital Directors

      Digital Economy, Analog Boards: The 2012 Study of Digital Directors

      The digital transformation of business is dramatically changing both the products and services that companies produce and the processes used to produce them. Retailers prosper or struggle based on their ability to leverage online social networks. Oil companies race to build digital oil fields—data-driven models to help maximize extraction. Financial services firms must retool to serve a cashless society. Healthcare companies are developing online patient communities and are leveraging digital technologies to drive collaborative research and development.

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    2. E*TRADE Adds Fahmi to Board

      E*TRADE Adds Fahmi to Board
      E*TRADE Financial appointed Mohsen Fahmi, Moore Capital Management senior portfolio manager, to the board of directors. Fahmi has held various positions at Moore Capital, including chief operating officer. Previously, he served as chief investment officer for The World Bank. “Mohsen brings a superb record of financial service industry experience to the E*TRADE Board, in particular, strong risk management expertise,” said Paul Idzik, CEO of E*TRADE Financial. “His addition will complement an already strong set of skills on our board.” Former SEC Chief Accountant James L. Kroeker joined the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) as vice chairman. Kroeker ...
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    3. UK committee, investor body pushes City reform agenda

      LONDON (Reuters) - Separate groups of MPs and investors have set out ideas for a revamp of corporate governance standards in Britain, a year after a government-backed review criticised the short-termist culture of the City of London. Related Stories Facebook shares soar as users, mobile ads climb Asian stocks take a breather, dollar bounces GSK warns China corruption scandal will hit business ...

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    4. Having Women on Corporate Boards Increases Profits and Sustainability

      Having Women on Corporate Boards Increases Profits and Sustainability

      Imagine running an oil company where only one or two of the directors on your board have oil industry experience. Imagine running a computer company where none of the board uses a computer, tablet or smart phone. Now imagine corporate America running their businesses where less than 15 percent of their boards are women.

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    5. NYSE Euronext Joins The UN Sustainable Stock Exchange Initiative

      NYSE Euronext Joins The UN Sustainable Stock Exchange Initiative

      NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NYSE Euronext today announced that it has joined the United Nations’ Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) initiative, which aims to explore how exchanges can work together with investors, regulators, and companies to enhance corporate transparency on Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG) issues and encourage responsible long-term approaches to investment ...

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    6. Why Should My Company Care If Our Board Is Diverse?

      Why Should My Company Care If Our Board Is Diverse?

      Most companies have a great deal of difficulty getting gender and racial/ethnic diversity on their boards, even though the talent pipeline from those groups is growing. While 60.4 percent of master’s degrees went to women two years ago, according to the National Center for Education Statistics, and more than 15 percent went to Blacks and Latinos, the Fortune 500 is very low in board diversity.

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    7. Gulf Keystone's boardroom capitulation | Nils Pratley

      Gulf Keystone's boardroom capitulation | Nils Pratley

      M&G getting four non-exec director nominations accepted is a small but important triumph for shareholder activism Boardroom capitulations don't come much more complete. A week ago, Gulf Keystone was screaming that 5% shareholder M&G's four nominations as non-executive directors were not up to scratch and that one, Jeremy Asher, had been a "disruptive" presence during a past stint on the board ...

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    8. Board Oversight of Risk: Three Focus Areas

      Board Oversight of Risk: Three Focus Areas

      Oversight of strategic planning and risk management remains at the forefront of board concerns. Indeed, the 2010, 2011, and the 2012 NACD Public Company Governance Surveys shows that “strategic planning and oversight” and “risk oversight” consistently rank among the top three highest board priorities.

      While specific risk issues, such as human capital, cyber-risks, or crisis response, may require specific operational risk management plans, strategic planning and risk oversight must be tightly linked to be truly effective. Below, we outline three focus areas for boards: risk-reward trade-offs inherent in the company’s strategy, the company’s risk appetite, and risk reporting ...

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      Mentions: Risk Management
    9. Arm's chips are not down but growth is slow

      Arm's chips are not down but growth is slow

      Departure of chief executive Warren East, a slow second quarter and expected poor figures from Apple are prompting concern One key point of an investor day is for companies to see a share price reaction after attendees have pored over the presentations. On that basis, Arm's visit to the City in May was a success, since its shares certainly reacted. Sadly for the Cambridge-based chip designer ...

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