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Monthly Archives: June 2017

Complying with modern slavery legislation

Is the Modern Slavery Act a groundbreaking legislation or a velvet glove in need of an iron fist?, writes Allan Doherty - Senior Director at Modern Slavery Consultants Ltd

Gender diversity on US boards

What more can we do to ensure boards are well-equipped to serve the future marketplace? writes Brande Stellings, JD - Vice President, Corporate Board Services at Catalyst

Overseeing the board’s compliance programme

How can a board fulfil its duty of oversight if it’s not trained in how to avoid disaster? writes Michael Volkov who is the CEO and owner of The Volkov Law Group

Nigeria’s National Code of Corporate Governance

From conception to controversy and why a more collaborative approach is needed, writes Victor Banjo - Corporate Governance and Board Effectiveness Coach

Effective risk management

The key to a successful governance framework is using risk data within the three lines of defence model, explains Jon Szehofner & Paul Saunders, Co-founders of GD Financial Markets LLP

Corporate ethics boost confidence in Spain

Spain has seen solid advances in good corporate governance and transparency, writes Ana María Martínez–Pina García - Vice Chairperson of the Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores (CNMV)

Swiss stock index to reward ethical firms

The first Swiss stock exchange index dedicated to corporate governance will underweight companies that fall short of good practice, writes Vincent Kaufmann - CEO of Ethos Foundation, Switzerland

Future of shareholder activism in Europe

The gloves are coming off as full-blooded, US-style activism attacks EU boardrooms. But are they prepared? explains Steve Wolosky, Andrew Freedman and Ron S. Berenblat - Members of Olshan Frome Wolosky’s Activist & Equity Investment Group

New York’s cybersecurity game changer

Elevating cybersecurity to the board; the DFS’s new regulations could reach other US states writes Steven R. Chabinsky, Partner at White & Case LLP & Judy Selby, National Leader of Insurance Advisory and Technology Advisory Teams at BDO USA LLP

Advancing corporate governance reform

The UK is seeking to calm public concern about falling standards in business life by revisiting corporate frameworks... but it’s not all about codes of practice, writes Timothy Copnell - Chairman of KPMG’s UK Audit Committee Institute