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    1. Blood ties overrule corporate governance principles in Murdoch empire

      Blood ties overrule corporate governance principles in Murdoch empire

      Public companies they may technically be, but blood ties overrule everything in the Murdoch empire, including any semblance of modern corporate governance principles. In particular, all eyes now are on the future ownership of Network Ten, of which Murdoch junior owns 8.8 per cent. Lachlan Murdoch stood aside from Ten overnight, elevating the highly regarded former advertising and News Ltd ...

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    2. Is Time Warner Cable CEO's $80 million 'golden parachute' too much?

      Is Time Warner Cable CEO's $80 million 'golden parachute' too much?

      As of Friday, Robert Marcus has been the chief executive of Time Warner Cable for 80 calendar days. He negotiated the massive deal, which would combine the nation’s two largest cable providers, less than two months after stepping into the position. In total, Time Warner plans to dole out $135 million in parachutes to executives: Chief Financial Officer Arthur Minson could get $27.1 million ...

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    3. Inquiring Minds Want to Know About Board Evaluation….

      Inquiring Minds Want to Know About Board Evaluation….

      Fundamentally, a board evaluation is an opportunity for boards as a collective body to increase their effectiveness based on feedback the evaluation provides. Continuous improvement and development of board and board committee processes and procedures is imperative to ensuring board effectiveness. Today, there is an increased level of acceptance and sophistication in board evaluation. However, the evaluation techniques are still in their infancy.

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    4. When is A Lead Director Really Independent?

      When is A Lead Director Really Independent?

      This question came up in a recent conversation with a director who has held the lead director position in a number of public companies. He said a major problem on many boards is that a director is often reluctant to raise an issue, or make a strong comment, if he/she knows the chairman will not be supportive. To address this, he, as the lead director, established a "post formal meeting session" with the outside directors only. 

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