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CEO tenure, how long is too long?

October 24th, 2019|Categories: News Watch|Tags: |

Havard Business Review: November-December 2019 Issue The 2019 list of best-performing CEOs shows they have held their positions for an average of 15 years. That's more than twice the average tenure of an S&P 500 [...]

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Boardroom accountability project aims to bring diversity to board and CEO recruitment

October 24th, 2019|Categories: News Watch|Tags: |

New York City Comptroller, October 11, 2019 New York City Comptroller, Scott M. Stringer, has launched the third stage of the Boardroom Accountability Project. It is the first initiative that calls on companies to adopt [...]

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Equilar and Nasdaq’s Board Leadership Forum

August 29th, 2019|Categories: News Watch|Tags: , , , |

C-Suite: An Equilar Publication, Issue 30 Summer 2019 "A key foundation for meaningful engagement is the proxy statement. It should be treated as a communications tool between issuers and shareholders." Check out the full article [...]

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Competitive advantage = board composition

August 29th, 2019|Categories: News Watch|Tags: , |

Ethical Boardroom, July 2019 Efficiency, productivity, and innovation... A company's ability to transform and face challenges has a direct correlation to the performance and composition of the board. "This means addressing board composition and succession [...]

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Board strategy and composition can make a difference

June 24th, 2019|Categories: News Watch|Tags: , , |

Corporate Board Member, June 2019 This past May, two boardroom battles demonstrated the importance of clear communication of the company's strategy as they fought off activist investors. Read the full article here

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Illinois bill aiming to diversify corporate boards

June 24th, 2019|Categories: News Watch|Tags: , |

Chicago Tribune, June 4, 2019 “Building diverse corporate boards, ones that truly reflect the population of our state, is no small undertaking. The understandable concern is that companies won’t prioritize diversity on their boards if [...]

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New Developments in Shareholders’ Gender Pay Gap Proposals

April 18th, 2019|Categories: News Watch|Tags: , , , |

Harvard Law School Forum, March 22, 2019 We anticipate the combined forces of legislation such as U.K. gender pay reporting rules and stakeholders’ higher expectations will accelerate companies’ overall pay transparency and gender pay reporting. [...]

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SEC Wants Companies To Boost Cybersecurity, Brexit, Libor Phaseout Disclosures

April 18th, 2019|Categories: News Watch|Tags: , , |

The Wall Street Journal, November 13, 2018 Companies should ramp up the level of disclosure surrounding the risks posed by cybersecurity, Brexit and the planned phaseout of the London interbank offered rate, said Kyle Moffatt, [...]

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