Review of The Handbook of Board Governance: Part II, What Makes for a Good Board? Plenty of good practical advice for companies and their boards.
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Attention everyone who thinks ISS has too much say over how proxies are voted. It might be a good time for you to see how those policies are actually developed. No, ISS doesn’t develop its policies by reviewing all the academic research to determine which types of proxy proposals create value or are correlated with […]
Holly Gregory’s post Applying Securities Laws to Social Media Communications is the best I’ve seen on when the SEC’s Enforcement Division is likely to recommend an enforcement case to the Commission based on the potential for liability arising from disclosures by corporate officers through social media. As widely reported, including by WSJ, Netflix and CEO Reed Hastings both received Wells Notices from […]
On This Week in the Boardroom (TWIB) TK Kerstetter, President,Corporate Board Member, discusses what conflicts of interest can mean to the company, board and individual director, with Holly Gregory, Partner, Corporate Governance, Weil, Gotshal & Manges (more…)
On May 8, 2012, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP’s Silicon Valley office hosted a one day symposium on Weathering a Crisis for corporate leaders and general counsel. Panel discussions focused on how to effectively handle a crisis before it becomes public; how to navigate the media while preserving your company’s public image; and how to implement sound […]
The second session, Can Investors Behave Long Term?, of the Yale Governance Forum 2011 was held “on the record.” In some respects, that makes it even more difficult to report. I’m not a quick note taker, so would welcome comments from any who attended the forum, especially panelists, concerning what transpired. As I recall, Keith Ambachtsheer, author of […]