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Monthly Archives: May 2017

Assessing corporate compliance programmes

Assessing whether your compliance programme is ‘fit for purpose’ is a key element of the board’s oversight responsibility, writes Holly J. Gregory & Rebecca Grapsas at Sidley Austin LLP

Evolving governance for MENA family businesses

Adopting both corporate and family governance structures protects the legacy and ensures continuity, writes Dr Ashraf Gamal El Din - Chief Executive Officer, Hawkamah

Negotiating the NED minefield

Non-executive directors should encourage an integrated approach to governance where ERM and culture guide decision-making, writes Beatriz Pessôa de Araújo - Partner at Baker McKenzie

A holistic approach to executive pay policy

‘Integrated remuneration’ is the way to solve the conundrum of executive compensation, explains Cédric Laverie - Head of Corporate Governance at Amundi Asset Management

Interpreting the statistics on US proxy fights

Activists targeting mid-sized companies tend to be smaller, younger funds that can be more aggressive with their approach and demands, writes Duncan Herrington - Managing Director and Head of the Activism Response and Contested Situations Team, Raymond James

Boardrooms: the perpetual gender gap

Are companies fully on board or has the commitment to board diversity become overstated? writes Dan Marcel - Director of Content at Equilar Inc

Building businesses for the long-term

Focussing ERM and internal audit on what really matters: long-term value creation and preservation, explains Tim J. Leech - Managing Director at Risk Oversight Solutions Inc

When anti-corruption and CSR collide

Does anti-corruption compliance always itself comply with corporate social responsibility? writes Bruce Horowitz - President, Center for the Study of Bribery, Extortion and Coercion Situations, and Founding Partner, Paz Horowitz

Deregulation and the new era of self-governance

Companies who establish a self-governing culture during uncertain times will inspire trust and innovation, explains John Palmiero - Vice President at MetricStream

The Global Laundromat and British banks

Failure to adopt an appropriate, risk-based approach to anti-money laundering could leave your company exposed, explains Duncan Hames - Director of Policy at Transparency International UK