Corporate Governance

SEC’s Political Contribution Disclosure Requirement Appears Stalled

Not now and maybe never, although there is movement on a variety of fronts and…

Both U.S. and U.K. Promising Strong Anti-Corruption Enforcement

The DOJ, the SEC and the Serious Fraud Office in the U.K. have all signaled they intend to intensify their enforcement of anti-corruption laws. […]

What The SEC Wants To See In Disclosures

Two areas are especially prone to be deficient.

Investors Want SEC Intervention On Withheld Running Proxy Vote Totals

The Council of Institutional Investors has asked the SEC to intervene on a decision to withhold running vote totals to groups sponsoring shareholder proposals. […]

Rating Legal and Governance Issues, GCs and Boards Don’t Always See Eye-To-Eye

Based on a Corporate Board Member/FTI Consulting survey, a look at the what both general counsel and directors identify as today’s top legal and […]

Does JPMorgan Really Have a Governance Problem?

Well, yes, says a Sloan School of Management professor and former IMF chief economist.

SEC Gets Record Number Of Comments On A Disclosure Petition

The petition asks the SEC to develop rules requiring public companies to disclose their political spending. The overwhelming majority are…

Big Controversy Over Paying Board Nominees

Shareholder activism or institutionalized bribery?

“Neither Admit Nor Deny” Defended By New SEC Chair

It does one important thing well.

Privacy Legislation Hits A High-Tech Wall In CA

It would have been a first in the state that’s often first, but it didn’t happen. A Right to Know Act that would allow consumers…