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  • BoardInvolvement

    Survey: Board governance issues expanding amid volatility


    The role board directors of public companies play in providing oversight and governance around business strategy, investments, and policies—and their focus on emerging issues—has reached new heights, according to the findings of BDO’s 2019 board survey.

  • Article

    Former RBS CEO, ‘Fred the Shred’ avoids trial, for the moment


    A long-standing shareholder lawsuit against the Royal Bank of Scotland calls out a long-standing history of extremely poor governance at the troubled financial institution.

  • Blog post

    CII finds growing consensus on proxy access


    The buzzword for companies adopting proxy access: “consensus.” Companies are increasingly adopting similar approaches, according to a new report by the Council of Institutional Investors. Joe Mont reports.

  • Blog post

    All is not well at Wells


    Stephen Davis and Jon Lukomnik examine the fallout from the Wells Fargo scandal, delving into what could have been done better by management and offering some tips for other companies, read: banks, to avoid the same fate.