Governance

Keep up to date on the most recent governance developments

What Governance Issues are Top of Mind for Investors - Webcast replay

07/19/16

In this recorded webcast we discuss prominent investors' views on companies’ and boards’ engagement efforts, proxy access, and more.

Boards, shareholders, and executive pay

07/19/16

Increasingly, boards are reaching out to shareholders about executive compensation. We explore why shareholder engagement is important, and how boards can do it best.

10Minutes on hedge fund activism

07/13/16

No company is safe from hedge fund activism. Activists have massive assets under management, and they target companies of all sizes, in all industries. What can you do to get ahead of an activist situation?

Governance Insights: July 12, 2016

07/12/16

This edition of our biweekly newsletter for directors and investors includes articles on the potential impact the British exit from EU vote could have on US companies, the PCAOB’s guidance for the new audit partner form, and more.

Achieving excellence: To GAAP or non-GAAP? The SEC is watching (Audit Committee Excellence Series)

06/30/16

The use of non-GAAP financial measures is surging, and the SEC is noticing.

Governance Insights: June 28, 2016

06/28/16

This edition of our biweekly newsletter for directors and investors includes articles on COSO proposing an update to its ERM framework, the SEC’s Investor Advisory Committee calling for a more investor-focused Regulation S-K, and more.

Brexit’s potential financial impact on US companies

06/27/16

Brexit will likely cause financial volatility in the near-term; the longer-term impact is still unclear.

Proxy Pulse: Second Edition 2016

06/24/16

This edition covers beneficial shareholder data from 1,881 U.S. public company shareholder meetings held between January 1, 2016 and May 15, 2016.

Director-shareholder engagement: the new imperatives

06/21/16

Companies’ shareholder engagement efforts are growing more robust, and directors are playing increasingly important roles.

The quarter close: Directors edition Q2 2016

06/20/16

This quarterly publication is designed to keep directors informed about the latest accounting and financial reporting issues.