The College of Business Administration at San Diego State University announced that the Corporate Governance Institute (CGI) has been named as a recipient of a cash settlement as a result of a suit filed by the New York City Employees' Retirement System (NYCERS) against Apple Inc.
Corporate Directors Forum is honoring six of San Diego’s top directors at its 20th annual Director of the Year awards.
Investors, large and small, are taking on a more activist role in boardroom matters that can impact the long-term performance of the companies they own.
Bit by bit, more of the story seeps out about what lay behind the decision by Hewlett-Packard's board to give Chief Executive Officer Mark Hurd the boot, albeit one stuffed with millions of bucks.
NEW YORK (AP) -- The court-appointed trustee hunting for money to pay investors who lost billions of dollars in Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme is demanding $3.6 billion from more than two dozen entities and individuals that he says "deepened the pain" of Madoff's investors by enabling him to operate his fraud for at least two decades.
BOSTON (AP) -- Should socially responsible stock investors' no-buy lists bar more than just companies peddling alcohol, tobacco, gambling, pornography, weapons, and the like? What about "too-big-to-fail" banks?
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Federal regulators are reviewing the process by which company shareholders exercise their votes and said they may change the rules to make the system more transparent.
Corporate Directors Forum is honoring six of San Diego's top directors at its annual Director of the Year awards for their leadership and high standards in corporate governance. Honorees were selected for their outstanding performance in the boardroom and behind the scenes.
The first encounter with anyone can be very exciting. Just like a first date, it can leave a lasting impression and long-term reverberations that could be either good or bad. This is equally true for first board meetings of new startup venture-backed companies. After more than 30 such "first date" board meetings, I am as excited as ever for the next one. What have I learned? What can be done to make sure they are positive and productive experiences for everyone and set the right direction for long-term shareholder value creation?
Much of our country's current economic miseries can be attributed to ineffective and irresponsible boards. Board members who withhold critical input for fear of marginalization, board members who understand little about the companies they govern and board members who fail to balance the short- and long-term goals of their companies are in my opinion the bane of corporate America today.
A business perspective shared by a number of companies is that what is good for the company is good for the community in which the company operates, and vice versa. Dynamic companies engaged in and supportive of their communities are great places to work and, more often than not, successful. Companies that encourage and enable their employees as individuals to be similarly engaged in and supportive of their communities are rewarding, satisfying workplaces. The Corporate Directors Forum has worked for years to recognize and encourage such good business practices, and we benefit from this collective effort.
Board member performance appraisals can be an excellent tool in helping to enhance the effectiveness of independent directors.
New financial regulations are a mixed bag for the accounting industry. While these restrictions will surely increase the cost to do business, they also provide much needed oversight, experts said during a Daily Transcript Executive Roundtable.
Linda Sweeney matches the pace of the Corporate Directors Forum in San Diego. Busy, busy, busy.
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Corporate governance and succession planning are in the spotlight in this special section in collaboration with Corporate Directors Forum.
Read about the most current corporate governance issues among local business leaders.