The industrial giant amended its bylaws to allow shareholders to include their director nominations in proxy materials.
A proposed rule requires disclosure of whether officers, directors and employees are allowed to hedge a price drop in their shareholdings.
With the GOP now in control of both the House and the Senate, Sen. Rand Paul re-introduced legislation to audit Fed monetary policy.
Activist Carl Icahn pushes for governance changes at upcoming spinoffs from eBay and Gannett that would leave them vulnerable to takeovers.
The change could prevent other companies from excluding shareholder proposals that they say "directly conflict" with management proposals.
BP reportedly acted with "simple negligence" rather than gross negligence, a judge ruled.
Most family-owned businesses don't plan for a successor, and the top executives stay longer than they should.
The probability of companies’ adopting a tax shelter is 17.4% lower for companies with women CFOs.
As multinationals are forced to reveal more about themselves, where should the limits of transparency lie?
The bad news: the world is becoming a riskier place for business. The good news: political risk can be managed.