Tag: SEC

The U.S. Chamber’s Perspective on the SEC Proxy Roundtables

 Tom Quaadman, Executive Vice President, Center for Capital Markets Competitiveness with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, shares his views on the SEC roundtable discussion on proxy advisory firms.

SEC Commissioner Rob Jackson Jr.: “There’s A Cyber War Being Waged...

Robert J. Jackson Jr., SEC commissioner, spoke to Corporate Board Member about whether or not the SEC plans on issuing future guidance around cybersecurity disclosure.

Will Trump’s Six-Month SEC Checkup Reduce Short-Termism

In America, we clean our teeth every six months and report our public company financials every three. Now, to root out short-term thinking in the C-Suite, President Trump has tweeted that what’s right for dentists is good for American business.

Get Ahead of the Next Big Investor Push: Human Capital Reporting

The only 10-K disclosure related to human capital is number of employees. There is a proposal from the agency from the Human Capital Coalition looking for more required reporting on issues like pay disparity and culture.

SEC Commissioner: Rethink 8K Disclosures for Cyber Security

SEC Commissioner Robert Jackson Jr. said this week at a conference cyber security is the number one issue boards must get a handle on right now. He specifically called for a change to 8K disclosures.

Global Uncertainty Remains the Norm in Financial Services Regulation

In a recent survey, 95 percent of finance firms based in the UK and U.S. say financial regulations will increase costs, and almost a quarter said they will spend more than 5 percent of their annual revenue on compliance by 2023.

How To Onboard A New Director

Boards must be prepared to onboard new directors and facilitate a process that allows them to hit the ground running.

Board Composition Trends

With investors increasingly scrutinizing the composition, diversity and quality of boardrooms, directors serving on their board's nominating/governance committee are now in the spotlight.

Committee Briefings: Top Considerations for 2019

Investor expectations, new disclosure requirements, ESG, current and future trends–your committee agendas are filling up.