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Governance Challenges 2017 – Complimentary Report

Governance Challenges 2017 – Complimentary Report

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The National Association of Corporate Directors has published a report on corporate governance, focusing on environmental, social and governance oversight.

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Big Law Business Summit Set for May 24

Big Law Business Summit Set for May 24

Event, May 24, 12-6 p.m. New York
Bloomberg Big Law Business will host its 3rd annual Summit in Manhattan Wednesday, May 24, 2017, A networking lunch and cocktail reception will be included.

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Translating Commonsense Governance Principles Into Action

Translating Commonsense Governance Principles Into Action

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Topics include the independence and diversity of corporate boards, breaking away from the obsession with quarterly financial forecasts, accounting standards, and engagement between a company and its shareholders.

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U.S. Prosecutors Launch Review of Failed Fedex Drug Case

U.S. Prosecutors Launch Review of Failed Fedex Drug Case

News
The review plays into a broader debate about how the government prosecutes suspected corporate wrongdoing and could influence its approach to such cases in the future,” write Dan Levine and David Ingram for Reuters.

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Trends in New Business Entities: 30 Years of Data

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Limited Liability Companies, or LLCs, are now the most popular legal entity for organizing businesses in the United States, according to a new report issued by Berkman Solutions.

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Special Report on Business Ethics: Enhancing Corporate Governance

Article
Knowledge@Wharton and AKO Foundation have published the first of four reports designed to explore how firms can enhance their understanding and implementation of corporate governance.

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Governance Challenges 2016: M&A Oversight

Governance Challenges 2016: M&A Oversight

White Paper
The NACD report addresses the importance of early board engagement in strategy, the need for proactive dialogue with all key stakeholders, and the imperative to balance short-term and long-term goals throughout the M&A process.

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A Guide for the Public Company Compensation Committee

Article
In the post Compensation Season 2016, the authors identified key considerations for compensation committees in the upcoming compensation season.

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Download: How to Ensure Organizational Resiliency

Download: How to Ensure Organizational Resiliency

Article
A new article from NACD explores what directors think boards can do to ensure a company’s survival — despite high rates of business failure.

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Download: TMF’s Global Benchmark Complexity Index 2015

Download: TMF’s Global Benchmark Complexity Index 2015

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TMF Group’s report ranks jurisdictions according to their complexity from a corporate secretarial perspective, and is based on results from a survey conducted across TMF Group offices.

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Complimentary Highlights: NACD Public Company Governance Survey

Complimentary Highlights: NACD Public Company Governance Survey

Survey Results
The National Association of Corporate Directors is offering a complimentary copy of highlights of its recently released the 2015-2016 NACD Public Company Governance Survey.

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Caution by Company Officers Can Create Problems for Boards

Caution by Company Officers Can Create Problems for Boards

Article
New policies create incentives for companies to give up individuals believed responsible for corporate wrongdoing, in hopes of receiving leniency from prosecutors.

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2015 Corporate Governance & Executive Compensation Survey

White Paper
The analysis provides insights into how companies approach governance issues and will allow readers to benchmark their companies’ corporate governance practices.

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