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    2. The Structure of Board Committees

      The Structure of Board Committees
      Despite the central role of boards in corporate governance, there has been relatively little understanding of their internal organization, specifically the structure of board committees. Using a dataset of over 6,000 firms, the authors find that committee activity, especially the number of committees, has been stable over time. Most of the familiar non-required board committees are rarely used. The majority of directors sit on multiple committees. The benefits and ...
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    3. RMB Capital Welcomes Opt Holding’s Decision to Install a Nominating and Compensation Committee

      RMB Capital Welcomes Opt Holding’s Decision to Install a Nominating and Compensation Committee
      On January 19, 2017, Opt Holding, Inc. announced that its board of directors approved a plan to install a nominating and compensation committee in April 2017. RMB Capital has been proposing to the management of Opt to set up a nominating and compensation committee since the annual general shareholders meeting last year...
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    4. RELM Wireless Announces Leadership Changes

      RELM Wireless Announces Leadership Changes
      RELM Wireless Corporation, a holding company focused on the public safety industry, today announced a number of leadership changes. The Board of RELM Wireless created an Executive Committee of the Board of Directors consisting ofKyle Cerminaraas the committee's Chairman andTim O'Neil, who will continue to serve as the Chairman of the Board of Directors. The Executive Committee will work closely with management to oversee the business and affairs ...
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    5. Can't Afford a Full-Time CFO? Here Are 3 Options to Try

      Can't Afford a Full-Time CFO? Here Are 3 Options to Try
      As the saying goes, you have to spend money to make money. But any smart business owner knows when and where to cut down on costs and still make that statement true. Certainly, there are certain aspects of your business plan that you cant and shouldnt skimp out on if you want to be successful. One of the major must-haves for a business is a financial consultancy service. Otherwise, how ...
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    6. Quest Diagnostics Board of Directors Elects Stephen H. Rusckowski Chairman of the Board

      Quest Diagnostics Board of Directors Elects Stephen H. Rusckowski Chairman of the Board
      "During his four and half years as President and CEO, Steve has demonstrated strong leadership, strategic vision, and an ability to drive results and get things done," said Dr. Stanzione. "The Board carefully considered our governance structure and determined that combining the roles of Chairman and CEO is in the best interest of shareholders to successfully continue to execute Quest Diagnostics' well-defined strategy ...
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    7. Study Examines How CEO Power Affects Companies in Times of Crisis

      Study Examines How CEO Power Affects Companies in Times of Crisis
      CEO governance is an important issue, Nanda said. Regulatory response has been to increase the power of the board or make the board independent of the CEO. Although there is some skepticism about the benefits of intervention, such as independent audit committees, on average, these regulations have helped ...
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    8. Managed Security Services Leaders Netsurion and EventTracker Announce Merger Agreement

      Managed Security Services Leaders Netsurion and EventTracker Announce Merger Agreement
      Netsurion and EventTracker are strongly positioned in the managed services technology sector, said Matthew Stone, vice president at PSG and Netsurion board member. With a combined solutions portfolio and continued investment, they can advance their disruptive approach to cybersecurity together to ...
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    9. How Britain Could Benefit by Bringing Workers into the Boardroom

      How Britain Could Benefit by Bringing Workers into the Boardroom
      In a throwback to the 1970s, a British political leader has called for workers on company boards, attacked top pay, denounced company directors who take exorbitant dividend payments and praised the idea of more interventionist government. Quantitative easing has been criticised for benefiting the wealthy while expansionary fiscal policies and infrastructure investment are back in favour. There are promises to promote working class interests ...
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    10. If I Create a Board of Directors, Am I Still In Charge?

      If I Create a Board of Directors, Am I Still In Charge?
      CEOs often ask us Will I still be in control if I create a Board of Directors? Will they force decisions in the business in ways I dont like or want? Owners are hesitant to give the board authority and concerned their authority will be reduced in the new governance structure.The truth is there are many forms of control ...
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    11. IFC Works with Media across Asia to Foster Greater Awareness of Corporate Governance

      IFC Works with Media across Asia to Foster Greater Awareness of Corporate Governance
      IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is hosting a two-day corporate governance workshop to update regional media on effective practices among public companies. Two dozen business editors and reporters from Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Lao Peoples Democratic Republic, Mongolia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam are attending the workshop in Bangkok today. Key corporate governance issues discussed include company structure, board leadership, risk management, and environmental and social standards ...
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    12. Golf Can Show Business the Benefits of Boardroom Equality

      Golf Can Show Business the Benefits of Boardroom Equality
      Scottish Golf is the governing body for golf in Scotland. It was founded in June 2015 following the amalgamation of Scottish Golf Union (SGU) and Scottish Ladies' Golfing Association (SLGA). As part of its constitution, Scottish Golf must have a minimum of three men and three women among its nine member board. The board, comprising six men and three women, is chaired by Eleanor Cannon, a former global head of ...
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    13. Another Hershey Deal May Come Unwrapped. Maybe It Should.

      Another Hershey Deal May Come Unwrapped. Maybe It Should.
      The success of Mondelez Internationals $23 billion bid for theHershey Companywilldepend onthe charitable trustthat controls the chocolate bar maker. After the Viacom imbroglio, this is yet another example of how a controlling interest can see to it that economics are secondary to politics and relationships ...
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    1. Implementing the proposal is unnecessary because the Firm's board leadership structure already provides the independent leadership and oversight of management sought by the proponent.
      In Directionless directors: America's worst boards
    2. We equate the recent announcement on changes to Oracle's leadership structure as simply a rearrangement of the deck chairs which serves to further empower executive management.
      In What Five Powerful Shareholders Want From Oracle
    3. While our bylaws and corporate governance guidelines do not require that our chairman and chief executive officer positions be separate, the board believes that having separate positions and having an independent outside director serve as chairman is the appropriate leadership structure at this time.
      In The Age of the Activist Investor: Do Corporate Boards need to be more Independent?