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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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Cybersecurity disclosure rules inadequate?

February 14th, 2019|Categories: News Watch|Tags: , , |

Corporate Board Member, February 8, 2019 SEC Commissioner Rob Jackson Jr. believes the SEC should do more surrounding cybersecurity disclosure. Proposals worth looking into: Public companies should have cyber expertise in the boardroom Formal statutory [...]

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Estée Lauder’s online-only annual report

February 14th, 2019|Categories: News Watch|Tags: , , |

IR Magazine, January 28, 2019 Over the last three years, the Estée Lauder team has worked to deliver their annual report digitally to investors. This year, readers have the ability to build their own report. [...]

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Companies asked to go beyond SEC requirements surrounding employee disclosure

January 16th, 2019|Categories: News Watch|Tags: , , |

The Wall Street Journal, December 13, 2018 Some pension funds and charitable organizations are pushing for additional employee disclosure outside of what is required by the SEC. A letter sent to the boards of the [...]

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Executive Pay – Metrics Beyond the Numbers

January 16th, 2019|Categories: News Watch|Tags: , , , |

Semler Brossy, December 11, 2018 Companies are starting to implement strategic metrics that incentivize investments in the business which should lead to long-term growth. These goals need to be treated with the same transparency and [...]

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