The State Universities Retirement System of Illinois (SURS) is one of five state-funded retirement plans, serving 65 employers (public universities and colleges) and more than 227,000 members – both annuitants and active members. SURS provides retirement, survivor, disability and death benefits to its members and their families. Currently SURS employs 130 individuals at its Champaign and Naperville offices. Continue Reading →
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The role of VCs on private boards and their boardroom role in the IPO process are the stuff of Silicon Valley legend. The real story of VCs in boardrooms — when they first take a seat at the table to when they eventually leave the room — needs to be told. We’ll help set the record straight with this engaging look into boardroom dynamics. Continue Reading →
The Network, Inc., a leading provider of integrated governance, risk and compliance (GRC) solutions, and BDO Consulting, a division of BDO USA, LLP, released their 2012 Corporate Governance and Compliance Hotline Benchmarking Report, an annual statistical study of compliance hotline-related activity for the past five years. Continue Reading →
The United States Constitution was written on 4 pages in 1787. Now there are over 80,000 pages of regulations in the Federal Registry. In a time mired by fraud, waste, abuse, and corruption, in both the public and private sectors, an article by the Business Integrity Alliance argues that corporate directors who set Continue Reading →
Fredrick D. Lipman provides several insights to Conference Board readers drawn from his recent book Whistleblowers: Incentives, Disincentives, and Protection Strategies (Wiley Corporate F&A).
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