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Corporate Governance, News and Updates on Corporate Governance

Before the late-2001 financial implosion at Enron " Fortune's 7th largest of the famed 500 " resulted literally in the disappearance of that Houston-based corporation, and before the largest corporate bankruptcy filing in history " WorldCom in 2002 " few people in the United States regularly used the term "corporate governance."

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News & Updates

March 27, 2015 Executive Job Hopping Boosts Pay for Ex-Colleagues

Source: CFO

According to a new study published in Journal of Accounting and Economics, companies “dramatically” raise pay for their remaining executives after losing executives in a job-hopping event, the idea being to discourage others from...

March 27, 2015 The only way is ethics, according to small companies, as business editor Peter McMillan finds out

Source: Echo (UK)

Small firms aren't pulling their punches as they lay into their bigger counterparts over late payments. Half of the companies (51 per cent) questioned in a survey conducted by the Forum of Private Business (FPB) say they have...

March 27, 2015 Google CFO Porat To Get $70 Million In 2 Years

Source: Huff Post

Google Inc said it would pay its new Chief Financial Officer, Ruth Porat, more than $70 million in the next two years through a combination of restricted stock units and a biennial grant.

Research & Insights

March 26, 2015 The moral maze: How poor company ethics can cost investors

Source: Business Reporter

FTSE100 companies are failing to provide investors with clear measures of how they maintain robust ethical standards, according to a study by the Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors

March 20, 2015 Executive Compensation Disclosures a Wasted Effort?

Source: National Law Review

The 2015 Investor Survey notes that only 38% of institutional investors “believe that information about executive compensation is clear and effectively disclosed” and 65% of them note that the “relation between compensation and...

March 19, 2015 The moral maze: How poor company ethics can cost investors

The Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors’ study shows that while 91 per cent of the FTSE100 refer in their annual reports to their high standards of business ethics and integrity, only 8 per cent provided a specific metric of...

Commentary & Opinion

March 27, 2015 Corporate governance in Japan - Fanuc stoops to conquer

Source: The Economist

YOSHIHARU INABA, the president of Fanuc, a secretive Japanese maker of industrial robots and machine-tool controllers, has something of importance to say to the outside world. Having invited your correspondent to visit its...

March 26, 2015 The Thorny Task of Advocating Good Corporate Behavior

Source: NY Times

In the war to control corporations, the California Public Employees’ Retirement System, the $300 billion pension fund, has decided that it is willing to actively press companies to emphasize the environment, diversity and good...

March 26, 2015 Are Buffett and Heinz overpaying for Kraft?

Source: Fortune

On Wednesday morning, ketchup maker H.J. Heinz said it would buy mac-and-cheese giant Kraft Food. Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway ( BRK.A -0.00% ) is playing a big role in the blockbuster deal, which will create a food company...


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