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    1. Five Strategic Questions Sony Needs to Answer at Its Investor Presentation

      Five Strategic Questions Sony Needs to Answer at Its Investor Presentation

      Sony Pictures Entertainment chief Tony Vinciquerra, one of the architects of the studio’s “ arms dealer in an arms race ” streaming strategy, will be a keynote speaker Thursday morning Japanese time as part of parent company Sony Group’s annual strategy presentation to staff and investors. Vinciquerra, SPE motion picture group chairman Tom Rothman, and the corporation will have much to crow about. SPE’s recently-inked, twin output deals with Netflix and Disney have been widely admired...

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    2. Is Nasdaq's Board Diversity Proposal Already Working?

      Is Nasdaq's Board Diversity Proposal Already Working?

      Following the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis on May 25, 2020, many U.S. companies began reevaluating their diversity, equity, and inclusion practices at the urging of employees, consumers, and investors. The diversity of board members, or lack thereof, is also at the forefront of conversation. Nasdaq proposed a board diversity rule in December, which is being considered by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)...

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    3. Caremark Developments and the Imperative of Regular Risk Review

      Caremark Developments and the Imperative of Regular Risk Review

      Every day, the litigation environment reinforces the imperative for boards of directors to regularly review key enterprise risks. In a recently filed complaint, stockholders of NiSource, Inc, a natural gas supplier, sued to hold the company’s directors liable for breach of fiduciary duty arising out of a tragic 2018 pipeline accident that caused one fatality, multiple injuries, and mass evacuations. Alleging that the NiSource board disregarded “numerous red flags evidencing violations of gas pipeline safety laws that occurred over a number of years,” the stockholder plaintiff charged the directors with “bad faith oversight failures [that] are not protected under ...

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    4. What if the U.S. Had a National Maximum Wage?

      What if the U.S. Had a National Maximum Wage?

      What would be the effects of a national maximum wage? For instance, if the top-paid person at a company could not make more than 5 times the lowest paid person. As employee pay remains stagnant in the U.S. and inequality worsens, lawmakers, activists and workers have been advocating for a higher minimum wage. The push gained momentum in recent years through movements like the Fight for $15, which backed this week’s McDonald’s strike...

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    5. ISS' Arbitrary And Capricious Assessment Of Board Diversity

      ISS' Arbitrary And Capricious Assessment Of Board Diversity

      Last week, Liz Dunshee at TheCorporateCounsel.net noted that ISS has updated its policies and procedures to explain how it assesses racial and ethnic diversity. Currently, ISS considers board diversity in making voting recommendations for two of its specialty policies: Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) and Catholic Faith-Based. Beginning in 2021, ISS, under its U.S...

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