70% of S&P 500 companies disclose length of audit firm engagement

By |2019-04-18T19:28:12+02:00April 18th, 2019|Categories: Key Figures|Tags: , |

Source: 2018 Audit Committee Transparency Barometer, Center for Audit Quality and Audit Analytics

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

By |2019-04-18T19:50:12+02:00April 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 [...]

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Cybersecurity disclosure rules inadequate?

By |2019-03-05T09:39:47+02:00February 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 [...]

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Estée Lauder’s online-only annual report

By |2019-03-05T09:39:47+02:00February 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 [...]

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Meaningful Message: Inspiring trust through your CEO letter

By |2019-03-05T09:39:47+02:00February 14th, 2019|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , |

The letter from the CEO or Chairman may be the most turned-to section in an annual report or proxy statement. Yet, many companies seem to be missing an opportunity to [...]

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Companies asked to go beyond SEC requirements surrounding employee disclosure

By |2019-03-05T09:39:47+02:00January 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 [...]

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Client Interview: The Proxy 3 C’s

By |2019-03-05T09:39:48+02:00December 6th, 2018|Categories: Lab Insight|Tags: , , , |

...Clear, concise and…chocolate?   Following its decision to redesign its proxy to better communicate with stakeholders, Korn Ferry was recognized with a 2016 Corporate Governance Award for best proxy statement. [...]

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Client Interview: Answering the “why?”

By |2019-03-05T09:40:13+02:00September 6th, 2018|Categories: Lab Insight|Tags: , , , |

An increasing number of companies now see their proxy statements as another important tool for communicating with shareholders and are taking steps to revitalize them. We talked with Adam Kramer, [...]

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New UK governance code: meaningful, transparent reporting

By |2019-03-05T09:40:13+02:00August 8th, 2018|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , |

Glass Lewis, 07/16/2018 The new UK governance code, released July 16, is moving away from the tick-box approach to disclosure, setting new standards for regulators, such as the SEC, in [...]

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