Upcoming Events

Apr
24
Tue
2018
9:00 am How to become a Non-Executive Di... @ The Waterfront
How to become a Non-Executive Di... @ The Waterfront
Apr 24 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
How to become a Non-Executive Director – Bristol 24 April 2018 @ The Waterfront
Are you thinking of becoming a Non-Executive Director as part of a Portfolio Career or to develop your boardroom skills prior to taking up an executive director role? Join us on Tuesday, April 24 2018 to[...]
May
24
Thu
2018
9:00 am How to become a Non-Executive Di... @ Institute of Directors
How to become a Non-Executive Di... @ Institute of Directors
May 24 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
How to become a Non-Executive Director – London 24 May 2018 @ Institute of Directors
Find out how you can obtain a Non-Executive Director position by booking a place on this interactive 1-day course. ‘A well structured and presented introduction to the responsibilities, challenges and attributes required of being a[...]
Jun
12
Tue
2018
9:00 am The Effective Non-Executive Dire... @ The Plaza
The Effective Non-Executive Dire... @ The Plaza
Jun 12 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
The Effective Non-Executive Director – Liverpool 12 June 2018 @ The Plaza
The effective Non-Executive Director course helps you to be an effective non-executive director. It instils a real sense of what is expected of NEDs, and how you can meet the challenge. This one-day interactive course is aimed[...]
Jun
26
Tue
2018
9:00 am How to become a Non-Executive Di... @ Lockside
How to become a Non-Executive Di... @ Lockside
Jun 26 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
How to become a Non-Executive Director – Birmingham 26 June 2018 @ Lockside
Find out how you can obtain a Non-Executive Director position by booking a place on this interactive 1-day course.   ‘As an introduction to the world of NED’s this course is well structured to give[...]
Jul
17
Tue
2018
9:00 am How to become a Non-Executive Di... @ Manchester One
How to become a Non-Executive Di... @ Manchester One
Jul 17 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
How to become a Non-Executive Director – Manchester 17 July 2018 @ Manchester One
Find out how you can obtain a Non-Executive Director position by booking a place on this interactive 1-day course. ‘As an introduction to the world of NED’s this course is well structured to give an[...]

The Benefits and Costs of Shareholder Activism

A presentation of the academic research paper The Returns to Hedge Fund Activism: An International Study by Professor Marco Becht and Professor Julian Franks will take place at the London Business School at 17.30 on Tuesday, 27 May 2014 at the London Business School. It will be followed by a panel discussion where senior practitioners will share their insights and perspectives on the subject, and a reception. Attendance is by invitation only. […]

Take Action: Vote Proxy Access at Citigroup (C)

The deadline for voting online is April 21st. My proposal, #8 on Citi’s proxy (page 97), would bring proxy access (page 40) to our company by allowing shareowners to place board nominees on Citi’s proxy. Don’t be fooled by Citi’s opposition statement, which calls the ownership thresholds “low.” In reality, 1% of Citi is huge; about $1.4B. The […] […]

RAM calls for changes to rural banking

Dozens of farmers turned out for a public meeting in the Wheatbelt yesterday to support a push for changes to the agricultural banking landscape.

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Guest Post: Stay Informed with Jurify’s Free Corporate Governance Database

Guest Post by Nicole Jasso Lopez, corporate lawyer and President at Jurify.com, discussing how Jurify presents corporate governance resources and keeps you up-to-date on developments. Jurify’s mission is to make sense of the law at a time when much information is free but navigating it is becoming increasingly difficult and time-consuming. And corporate governance is […] […]

Principles of Contemporary Corporate Governance – Cambridge University Press

Although grounded in Australian corporate governance, the book will appeal to … Corporate governance in the USA, the UK and in Canada 13. […]

SEC Seeks Comment on IAC Recommendation on Target Date Funds: IAC to Meet April 10th

The Securities and Exchange Commission is seeking comment on a recommendation by its Investor Advisory Committee (IAC) regarding disclosure by target date mutual funds. Additionally, the IAC has announced an agenda for their next meeting on April 10th beginning at 10:00 a.m. (EST), which includes remarks from Commissioners, the new Investor Advocate and a recommendation from […] […]

Clean Energy Regulator threatens Queensland Nickel with legal action

The Clean Energy Regulator is threatening to pursue legal action against Federal MP Clive Palmer’s Queensland Nickel company to recover more than $2 million.

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QBE faces potential shareholder class action

Australia’s largest insurer QBE is facing a shareholder class action over its big loss last year.

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Corporate Governance Administrator £18,273 – £20100 (24646642) – reed.co.uk

View details & apply online for this Corporate Governance Administrator £18273 – £20100 vacancy on reed.co.uk, the UK’s #1 job site. […]

SEC Commissioner Wants to Muzzle Shareowners

In a speech to the 26th Annual Corporate Law Institute held at Tulane University Law School on Federal Preemption of State Corporate Governance, SEC commissioner Daniel Gallagher delivered a scathing attack on small investors and proposed radical steps to severely limit democracy in corporate governance. Gallagher opened his attack by stating, Activist investors and corporate gadflies have used […] […]