Corporate Governance

 
 
  • SEC Comes Down On Fake “Bullish” Articles

    The SEC has filed fraud charges against more than two dozen entities for their part in schemes to promote stocks by publishing paid articles disguised as objective reports written by analysts. In its press release announcing the...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • “Feminist” Boss, Toxic Workplace

    A former employee for Thinx – a company that makes “period underwear” for menstruating women – is suing co-founder Miki Agrawal, claiming she engaged in routine sexual harassment. The complaint, filed with the New York Commission on...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • Palantir Blocked Investors From Selling Stock, Lawsuit Claims

    A longtime investor has filed suit against Silicon Valley startup Palantir, claiming the company has routinely misled shareholders and kept them from selling shares. In its suit, investment firm KT4 Partners says Palantir deprived investors of basic...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • Regulatory Enforcement Post-Election

    The Trump administration will likely seek to scale back many forms of regulatory enforcement, but the President campaigned on a law-and-order platform, and that makes it likely that prosecutors will continue to focus on cases involving fraud,...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • Tech Firms: Trump Immigration Order Causing “Significant Harm”

    Ninety-seven of the leading U.S. tech firms – including Microsoft, Apple, Google, and Facebook – backed Washington state’s legal objection to an executive order on immigration signed by President Donald Trump. In amicus briefs, the tech firms...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • Target, Walmart Push Sustainablity In Supply Chains

    Target is pressuring suppliers to disclose ingredients in much of what it sells, including cosmetics, textiles, and personal care and cleaning products, and for the first time it has established deadlines for the removal of some of...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • Two Governance Commentaries Confirm Expanded Role For General Counsel

    Within the space of less than a month in 2016, two important commentaries on corporate governance were released by two different constituent groups. Both propose thoughtful suggestions on a variety of governance elements that are relevant not...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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  • Contract Review Meets E-Discovery

    “Anyone who has had the dubious pleasure of reviewing contracts for a legal, regulatory, or business matter knows that nothing about it is painless,” writes Deloitte’s Richard Vestuto. Often overlooked, he says, is that technology that has...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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  • Developing Effective Data Governance For The Internet of Things

    The advent of the “Internet of Things” has added a dense and challenging layer of complexity to manufacturing a wide variety of products. Companies in more and more industries need to fully understand what types of data...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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  • Survey: Unfinished Business in the C-Suite

    A survey queried more than 700 executives from 28 countries, across 18 industries ...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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