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57 min ago | Bloomberg

Goldman Names Ogunlesi Lead Director as Schiro Retires

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. named Adebayo O. Ogunlesi as lead director of its board after James Schiro retired to undergo treatment for multiple myeloma.

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Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services, Cohen Group, Consulting, Leukemia, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US News

5 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Allison Transmission Holdings' (ALSN) CEO Lawrence Dewey on Q2 2014...

Lawrence E. Dewey - Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President, Chairman of Executive Committee, Member of Nominating & Corporate Governance Committee and Member of Government Security Committee Good morning, ladies and gentlemen.

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Related Topix: Corporate Governance, Law

9 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Turning To Ethics When Trust In Business Is At An All-Time Low

After years of feeling they might be fighting lone battles, all the 'good guys' with an interest in better business , leadership and corporate governance could be forgiven for giving a little cheer.

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12 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Singapore firms stepping up corporate governance efforts

For the 644 companies assessed for the latest 2014 Governance and Transparency Index , the mean score was 42.1. This, compared to 38.0 in 2013, makes it the highest year-on-year improvement since the index was launched in 2008.

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14 hrs ago | Accountancy Age

FRC reveals - struggle' in IASB discussions

WORKING with the IASB has proven "a struggle" for the FRC, chief executive Stephen Haddrill told a Lords committee hearing.

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Related Topix: Corporate Governance, Law

15 hrs ago | Business Times

Keppel named best governed, most transparent in GTI 2014

This is the first time the diversified marine conglomerate has attained the top spot in these ranking, which aim to reflect the key trends in Singapore's corporate governance landscape.

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16 hrs ago | RecruitingBlogs.com

Corporate Government Research Trends

An extensive study conducted by Barclay Simpson Recruitment analyses and assesses the growing confidence in 2014s recruitment trends to find promising results of the industry.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Hispanic Business

Wintergreen Advisers Announces www.FixBigSoda.com and Outlines Steps to Revitalize Coca-Cola

The Wintergreen plan was shared in early July with Coca-Cola's largest shareholders and is available today to the public on a new website, www.FixBigSoda.com , devoted to sharing information on improving Coke's governance and business performance.

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Related Topix: Beverages, CocaCola, Corporate Governance, Law, Marketing

JD Supra

PCAOB Focuses on Cybersecurity at Standing Advisory Group Meeting

's June 25 Standing Advisory Group Meeting discussed cybersecurity and the potential implications for financial reporting and auditing.

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Related Topix: Corporate Governance, Law, Science / Technology, Computer Security

Law.com

Heightened Activist Attacks on Boards of Directors

In their Corporate Governance column, David A. Katz, a partner at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, and Laura A. McIntosh, a consulting attorney for the firm, write: The tactics being used by today's activist investors in their approaches to corporate targets are unprecedented.

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Related Topix: Wachtell Lipton Rosen and Katz, Law

Sydney Morning Herald

Antares/Lone Star feud to continue

Tensions between Antares Energy and one of its major shareholders are unlikely to ease any time soon, with US-based fund Lone Star promising to maintain pressure on the company, despite losing a vote to sack the board.

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Related Topix: Corporate Governance, Law

Wall Street Journal

Deutsche Bank Finance Chief Faces Heat

Deutsche Bank AG's finance chief, Stefan Krause, has made an overhaul of the bank's financial-reporting systems a cornerstone of his six-year tenure at the bank.

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Related Topix: Corporate Governance, Law

Reuters

Press Digest - Wall Street Journal - July 23

The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

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Related Topix: Reuters, Banking, Financial Services, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Bank of New York, Apple, Startups, CIT Group

Hispanic Business

Connecticut Treasurer's Office Recognized for Excellence in Financial Reporting

The Certificates of Achievement are the highest forms of recognition in governmental accounting and financial reporting, and their attainment represents significant accomplishment by a government and its management.

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Related Topix: Corporate Governance, Law

Tue Jul 22, 2014

GhanaWeb

'Media must play key role in economic/financial issues'

The Chief Finance Officer of the Ghana Commercial Bank Limited , Mr John Awuah, has stressed the need for the country's media practitioners to play an active role in educating Ghanaians on the country's economic and financial situation.

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Related Topix: Ghana, Africa, World News

Bangkok Post

Corporate governance scores 'not best...

Rapee Sucharitkul, a member of the State Enterprise Policy Commission, warned investors that using corporate governance scores to select stocks is unreliable.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets

Hispanic Business

Vestin Realty Mortgage II, Inc Files (8-K/a) Disclosing Financial Statements and Exhibits

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits. The following financial statements are being file in connection with the acquisition of certain Properties as described in Item 2.01 as required by Sections 210.3-14 and 210.11-01 of Regulation S-X.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Mortgage, Corporate Governance, Law

Barron's

MLP Governance Structure Puts Investors At Risk - " Moody's

Master-limited partnerships are a favorite sector for yield-hungry investors these days, but Moody's Investors Service warns today that the corporate governance structure of MLPs provides less protection to investors and creditors than the structure of a typical public company, calling this a credit negative for the MLP sector.

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Related Topix: Corporate Governance, Law

Hispanic Business

Altria Reports Reduced Quarterly Earnings From SABMiller Investment

The results were provided according to US generally accepted accounting principles at prevailing exchange rates, which differ from the international financial reporting standards used by .

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Related Topix: Corporate Governance, Law

Accountancy Age

Lords economic affairs committee audit report

TWO LEADING REGULATORS will face MPs today to discuss the FRC's slow progress in implementing recommendations on going concern, alongside wider corporate governance issues.

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Related Topix: Corporate Governance, Law

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