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Entries in Independent Directors (5)

Monday
Apr072014

Japan: Rating service to evaluate 3rd-party probes of corporate crime

A group of Japanese lawyers is setting up a rating service to evaluate investigations on corporate scandals, hoping to move Japanese companies away from the third-party panels they typically hire and that appear to lack objectivity.

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Thursday
Oct102013

Who then is a UK independent director?

A peer level board compliance committee, headed by a senior independent non-executive director with a majority of independent non-executive directors, should be a prerequisite for any company seeking to establish that it has put in place adequate precautions to prevent bribery.

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Thursday
Oct032013

What's expected from UK independent directors? 

Effective independent non-executive directors are expected to provide high-quality, objective oversight and scrutiny of a listed company’s strategy and the performance of its executive management. By being removed from the immediate commercial pressures of executive management, they are an essential component for ensuring effective corporate governance and compliance.

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Monday
Aug192013

New company law reshapes India governance

A sweeping new company law in India is a major overhaul of the basic rules for corporate operation and an attempt to introduce greater transparency and improved corporate governance.

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Wednesday
Feb272013

Did Delaware just expand FCPA liability for independent directors?

The Honorable Leo E. Strine, Jr. was confirmed as Chancellor of the Delaware Court of Chancery in 2011, having previously served as a Vice Chancellor since 1998.There's a must-read post today on Kevin LaCroix's D&O Diary.

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