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Governance theory/principles
June 26, 2017 2:49 PM |
The evolution of the 'enhanced scrutiny' standard in Delaware M&A litigation over the past 30 years: current doctrine is more favourable towards sell-side boards and the contract rights of third-parties [read more]
June 26, 2017 2:45 PM |
Circumstances have never been right for full nationalisation of US corporate law but why should Delaware continue to set the agenda? [read more]
April 10, 2017 6:24 PM |
The UK Business, Innovation, and Skills parliamentary committee has made wide ranging recommendations to reform corporate governance, including phasing out long-term incentive plans. [read more]
March 6, 2017 12:27 PM |
The UK's Purposeful Company Taskforce has released 22 recommendations aimed at enabling and nurturing purposeful companies. [read more]
February 20, 2017 3:30 PM |
The UK FRC is planning a 'fundamental review' of the UK Corporate Governance Code, taking into account current priorities such as culture, stakeholders and executive pay. [read more]
September 12, 2016 10:19 AM |
The UK Institute of Directors has released its second ranking of the FTSE 100 based on corporate governance performance, and called on directors to learn from the research. [read more]
September 12, 2016 10:16 AM |
According to Hermes Investment Management's global analysis, companies with poor corporate governance tend to underperform well governed ones by an average of 30bps per month. [read more]
August 1, 2016 1:04 PM |
In the UK, the spotlight is on corporate governance, especially at private companies, following a parliamentary report into the collapse of BHS. [read more]
July 25, 2016 3:17 PM |
Some commentators are underwhelmed by the 'Commonsense Principles of Corporate Governance' released in the US by a group of high profile CEOs and heads of asset managers. [read more]
September 9, 2015 4:51 PM |
The G20 Finance Ministers have endorsed a new set of G20/OECD corporate governance principles, which have been updated to include a number of developments in corporate governance. [read more]
April 15, 2015 2:59 PM |
With the UK's 2015 general election looming, the nation's Labour Party has vowed to improve the long-term focus of Britain's corporate community if it comes to power. [read more]
March 11, 2015 2:30 PM |
The final proposal for Japan's Corporate Governance Code has been released. [read more]
March 11, 2015 10:50 AM |
Institute of Directors has published proposals to strengthen corporate governance standards centred around long-termism at board-level. [read more]
February 18, 2015 8:35 AM |
Harvard professor Guhan Subtamanian publishes his proposal for 'Corporate Governance 2.0', a governance revamp that seeks to resolve many of the issues hindering meaningful dialogue between boards and shareholders. [read more]
January 21, 2015 2:30 PM |
Australian Federal Court considers the requirement for 'reliance' in proof of causation and if there is any basis in Australian law for 'market based causation' claims. [read more]
January 14, 2015 8:38 AM |
US paper finds that a focus on shareholder value maximisation makes little difference to shareholder returns and is detrimental to the broader economy . [read more]
November 24, 2014 10:26 AM |
The different proposals for amending the statutory business judgment rule put forward by Dr Bob Austin and the AICD have been considered in a recent article. [read more]
November 12, 2014 12:09 PM |
Chief Justice of the Delaware Supreme Court has argued that benefit corporation statutes offer a legal structure that holds promise of corporate governance beyond profit maximisation. [read more]
October 16, 2014 8:54 AM |
The Basel Committee has proposed a set of revised governance guidelines which includes placing greater responsibility on bank boards to oversee the business's risk management systems [read more]
October 15, 2014 12:17 PM |
An empirical study suggests that private companies and broader markets would benefit from the voluntary adoption of corporate governance standards, despite the associated financial costs. [read more]
September 22, 2014 3:21 PM |
The UK Corporate Governance Code has been revised, with the requirement for a long-term viability statement a controversial change. [read more]
January 30, 2014 12:40 PM |
Is 'good' corporate governance bad for banks? [read more]
December 13, 2013 5:01 PM |
'[I]ncreased shareholder governance reduces firm value', reveals a new academic paper from the US. [read more]
December 5, 2013 4:55 PM |
The Federal Government has released a discussion paper on superannuation fund governance. [read more]
October 7, 2013 2:31 PM |
A new study suggests that short-selling can be used to improve corporate governance. [read more]
October 1, 2013 2:26 PM |
Governance expert suggests some ways to improve the corporate governance of financial institutions. [read more]
September 27, 2013 1:46 PM |
The Hong Kong Stock Exchange turns down the biggest IPO in three years. [read more]