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    1. When CEOs Date Employees, it Can Get Messy Fast

      When CEOs Date Employees, it Can Get Messy Fast

      A CEO is entitled to a love life. But when it involves someone at work , things get very dicey very fast -- for the CEO , for the employee and, if handled badly, for the company. That said, there's a reason the idea of a CEO marrying his secretary is clich. Chief executives do find partners at the office -- and not just at the assistant level...

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    2. Investors Left Exposed as Trump's SEC Gives America Inc Helping Hand

      Investors Left Exposed as Trump's SEC Gives America Inc Helping Hand

      WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States' top market cop is slowly taking the shackles off corporations. Since becoming head of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in 2017, Jay Clayton has presided over more than two dozen measures which make life easier for America Inc, according to a Reuters analysis of SEC announcements and interviews with more than a dozen lawyers, academics and advocacy groups. The changes -- 17 implemented so far with a further nine proposed -- are part of a broader push to help reverse a ...

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    3. Should CEOs Double as Board Chairs? Increasingly S&P 500 Companies are Saying No

      Should CEOs Double as Board Chairs? Increasingly S&P 500 Companies are Saying No

      AT&T said this week that it would split the role of board chair and chief executive when its current chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson steps down. The move will put AT&T , which owns CNN's parent company WarnerMedia, among a majority of large, publicly traded US companies that are now opting to keep those two roles separate...

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    4. A Review of Recent Whistleblower Developments

      A Review of Recent Whistleblower Developments

      In late September, Senators Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.), Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), and Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) introduced the Whistleblower Programs Improvement Act , which would protect financial whistleblowers who report internally from retaliation. This bill, which mirrors the Whistleblower Protection Reform Act of 2019 and passed in the House of Representatives in May, appears similarly aimed at clarifying that the Dodd-Frank Act’s anti-retaliation provision applies equally to employees who ...

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    5. Including Women On Your Board Of Directors Creates A Mix Of Thinkers For The Digital Age

      Including Women On Your Board Of Directors Creates A Mix Of Thinkers For The Digital Age

      Boards of directors — for corporate enterprises, charitable organizations, professional societies — play extremely important and responsible oversight roles. The way I see it, they are positions women should aspire to as they provide the opportunity to analyze and validate the strategy of an organization, broaden their business perspective and make them better professionals and leaders within their own organization...

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    6. New York Doesn't Need a Smoking Gun to Win the Exxon Climate Trial

      New York Doesn't Need a Smoking Gun to Win the Exxon Climate Trial

      New York's $1.6 billion securities-fraud lawsuit against Exxon Mobil is scheduled to begin a second week of trial Monday, after a series of witnesses didn't provide any concrete evidence that the oil giant knowingly misled shareholders about its climate change accounting. Testimony by investors and employees did show a potential lack of clarity as to the difference between two measures of climate costs used by the energy giant...

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    7. Barclays CEO Nails What Everyone Gets Wrong About Millennials

      Barclays CEO Nails What Everyone Gets Wrong About Millennials

      As the conventional wisdom goes, millennial employees prize flexibility over loyalty, hopping from one job to the next in search of the right fit. In a newly released interview, Barclays ( BCS ) CEO Jes Staley suggests that assumption is incorrect. Staley, who calls JPMorgan Chase ( JPM ) CEO Jamie Dimon his mentor, recounted a panel appearance by two millennial business founders at an event with many older chief executives in the audience...

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    8. S&P 500 Companies Still Use Private Jets. They Just Don’t Want to Talk About It.

      S&P 500 Companies Still Use Private Jets. They Just Don’t Want to Talk About It.

      The National Business Aviation Association , or NBAA, show started in Las Vegas on Tuesday. It’s like a car show, but with jets—a hot topic these days. Private jet use is in the spotlight after an activist criticized Emerson Electric ’s (ticker: EMR) private jet “fleet” when arguing for lower costs. Many companies use private jets—including PG&E (PCG) and Facebook (FB)—but they don’t tend to advertise it...

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    9. Recent Director and Executive Compensation Lawsuits Heighten Need for Robust Corporate Governance

      Recent Director and Executive Compensation Lawsuits Heighten Need for Robust Corporate Governance

      Over the past two years, there has been an uptick in the number of lawsuits challenging director and executive compensation. Cases such as In Re: Investors Bancorp , Stein v. Blankfein , Hertz v. Frissora and, most recently, Tornetta v. Musk are setting new precedent and introducing novel legal theories. This alert highlights certain recent lawsuits in this area and sets out considerations for boards setting executive and director compensation in light of these cases...

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