Tag: SEC

Reassessing Hedging Policies in Light of New SEC Rules

In an environment where investors are increasingly focused on corporate governance practices and plaintiffs’ lawyers pore over proxy statements for disclosure issues, public company boards are strongly encouraged to focus on hedging policies before next year’s proxy season begins.

SEC’s Hester Peirce On How ESG Became The Scarlet Letters Of...

Directors struggling to come to grips with the burgeoning ESG-industrial complex should take a few minutes this week to read SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce’s...

Got Ideas On Public-Company Reporting And Regulation? SEC Chairman Jay Clayton...

Yesterday, SEC Chairman Jay Clayton announced he’d host a forum that would tackle some of the most pressing topics of the day, especially the touchy subject of disclosure.

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.

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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.

Guide To Board Assessments

Engaging a useful, annual self-assessment is fundamental to governance excellence. Stakeholders expect it, and disclosure of it evidences a board’s effectiveness and commitment to its role.

Committee Briefings: Top Considerations for 2019

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