U.S. corporations and listed companies would do well to redouble their efforts to comply with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
Companies in capital-intensive industries need to get more out of their capital budgets. CFOs can play a critical role.
Election of all 12 of DuPont's director nominees is a blow to activist investor Nelson Peltz and his hedge fund.
The mattress maker's shareholders vote against re-election of the CEO, chairman, and the chair of the board's corporate governance committee.
Shareholders are pressuring management to "identify risks associated with climate change, rein in greenhouse gases, or assess methane emissions."
“There is virtually no support to have the SEC mandate IFRS for all registrants,” James Schnurr tells accountants.
The Securities and Exchange Commission charges ex-executives with failing to accurately disclose past-due loans during the financial crisis.
Martin Lipton advises companies to meet with activists and avoid "drawn out" proxy battles.
Critcism is leveled at the proposed reporting framework's inflexibility and naive simplicity.
Absent improved accountability, bank assets could be used for objectives contrary to shareholder interests, the proxy advisor says.