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Leighton Bears at Two-Year High as Hochtief Lifts Stake

A bid from Germany 's Hochtief AG for a bigger stake in Australia's largest builder has been met with concern about corporate governance, pushing the cost of put options to the highest since November 2011 relative to bullish contracts, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.


Related Topix: Amvescap, Investment Services

Tue Apr 15, 2014

WDUN-AM Gainesville

Gainesville, Hall, other area school districts lauded for excellent financial reporting

The state Department of Audits and Accounts has named the recipients of its Award of Distinction for Excellent Financial Reporting for Fiscal Year 2013.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Hall County, GA, Gainesville, GA, Georgia, Georgia Southern University

The Fort Lupton Press

County accounting department receives financial reporting award

For the 32nd consecutive year, the Weld County Accounting Department was awarded a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association .


Related Topix: Corporate Governance, Law

Silicon Alley Insider

Seeking A Finance Director For Business Insider

We're looking for a Finance Director to support our executive team with financial reporting, budgeting, forecasting, accounting, and analysis.


Related Topix: Corporate Governance, Law

Live Charts

Micro Focus to separate roles of Chairman and CEO

Software group Micro Focus has announced that it will separate the roles of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer over the next two years.


Related Topix: Corporate Governance, Law

Trinidad Guardian

Howai confident in SEC and DPP

Finance Minister Larry Howai chats with chairman of the Integrity Commission Ken Gordon during the break at the state boards corporate governance seminar on "Promoting Effective State Enterprise Management" held at Hyatt Regency Hotel, Port-of-Spain, yesterday.



Adopt Corporate Governance Code

FINANCE and the Economy Minister Larry Howai yesterday urged heads of State boards to encourage their respective organisations to adopt the TT Corporate Governance Code.


Related Topix: Corporate Governance, Law

West Australian

Fund managers back HK's 'one share, one vote' after Alibaba rule-change talks - survey

Global fund managers of nearly $14 trillion in assets support Hong Kong's "one share, one vote" principle, and oppose changing listing rules to allow non-standard shareholding structures, the Asian Corporate Governance Association said on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Alibaba, Hong Kong, World News

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Information Technology

Healthways Files Preliminary Proxy Statement

Healthways , the largest independent global provider of well-being improvement solutions, today announced that it has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission its preliminary proxy statement in connection with the Company's June 24, 2014, Annual Meeting of Stockholders.


Related Topix: Healthways, Healthcare Industry, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, Carl Ballantine, Corporate Governance

Wall Street Journal

Senate Can Help With Jobs if it Will

"JOBS Act 2.0." would cut red tape further for small and midsize firms going public.


Related Topix: Corporate Governance, Law, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative John Delaney

Business Times

The value of values

For RSM Chio Lim's Tay Woon Teck, building a strong set of corporate values is crucial to sustainable growth, reports KENNETH LIM 'Corporate governance is more than just rules and regulations, it's about how you want your employees to conduct themselves.



Syntel Announces a Change in Segment Financial Reporting

Syntel, Inc. , a global information technology services and Knowledge Process Outsourcing company today announced a realigned financial reporting structure, which will become effective as of the quarter ending March 31, 2014.


Related Topix: Syntel, Computers, IT Services, Corporate Governance, Law, Outsourcing

Mail & Guardian

Telkom boss ordered to attend corporate governance course

Telkom chief executive, Sipho Maseko, has been ordered to attend a corporate governance course or face a R1-million fine or criminal prosecution.


Related Topix: Telecom, Telkom SA, World News, South Africa, Africa,

Canada NewsWire

Nabors Announces Further Changes to Corporate Governance and Compensation Practices

Building upon initiatives announced during 2013, these changes reflect the Company's ongoing dialogue with its shareholders.


Related Topix: Corporate Governance, Law


Innovative Microfinance to become bank by 2019

Innovative Micro Finance Limited is aiming at becoming a fully fledged commercial bank in the next five years.


Related Topix: Ghana, Africa, World News

Sun Apr 13, 2014


Goldman dodges a shareholder battle that dogs rivals

When Goldman Sachs Group Inc filed its shareholder proxy earlier this month, it was free of a proposal that has become increasingly popular among corporate governance activists: a demand for more disclosure about lobbying.


Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services, Corporate Governance, Law, Stanley

The Motley Fool

Barrick Gold Is About to Get Back on Track

Institutional Shareholder Services, the influential proxy service that weighs in on corporate governance issues, has given its blessing to the gold miner's compensation package indicating a return to normalcy.


Related Topix: Barrick Gold, Mining

Zimbabwe: Moyo Wants New Law for "Cashberts"

INFORMATION Minister Jonathan Moyo says government should show full commitment towards ending rampant corruption within its firms and local authorities by elevating a recently crafted policy document on parastatal governance into law.


Related Topix: Africa, World News

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Baxter Bulletin

Judge refuses to halt Walmart proxy distribution

A federal judge in Delaware refused on Friday to issue an injunction prohibiting Walmart from sending its annual proxy statement to shareholders because it doesn't include a Manhattan church parish's proposal for a shareholder vote involving gun sales.


Related Topix: Guns, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law

Customer Interaction Solutions

Take Heed of Justice Chinhengo's Call

Zimbabweans have been frustrated in recent months by the frightening level of corruption in State enterprises, parastatals and local authorities -- which comprise the bulk of the public sector in economic terms -- where senior managers have been paying themselves mega packages in what has now been termed "salarygate".



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