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1 hr ago | Seeking Alpha

Outsource Corporate Boards?

Many economists have been distinctly uncomfortable with the notion of a company owned by shareholders but run by corporate executives hired by a board of directors since at least 1932, when Adolf A. Berle, Jr., and Gardiner C. Means wrote a book called " The Modern Corporation and Private Property ."

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Related Topix: Corporate Governance, Law, Outsourcing

5 hrs ago | WebCPA

FASB Releases Proposed 2015 GAAP Financial Reporting Taxonomy

The Financial Accounting Standards Board has released a proposed 2015 GAAP Financial Reporting Taxonomy for public review and comment, containing computer-readable financial reporting labels coded in Extensible Business Reporting Language, or XBRL.

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Related Topix: Corporate Governance, Law, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Financial Services, US Securities and Exchange Commission

Fri Aug 29, 2014

CiteULike

Corporate Governance in Family Owned Small Firms

This paper studies the impact of corporate governance on the firm performance of Unlisted Family Owned Small Firms in the relevance of the argument that owner managed firms apart from being guided by the principles of stewardship theory, not only reduce the agency costs of ownership, but also contribute to increased firm performance.

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GlobeSt.com

Auction.com Appoints Chief Legal Officer

Save the date: October 21-22 and be part of the action at CCIM THRIVE , a dynamic event and collaboration between GlobeSt.com and CCIM.

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Related Topix: Irvine, CA, San Mateo County, CA, Belmont, CA, Corporate Governance, Law, San Diego, CA, La Jolla (San Diego, CA)

Sys-Con Media

BillingTree Completes Examination in Conformity with Statement on...

16, Reporting on Controls at a Service Organization for the period Completion of the SSAE 16 Type II examination indicates that BillingTree processes, procedures and controls have been formally evaluated and tested by an independent accounting and auditing firm.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, US Securities and Exchange Commission, Law, Corporate Governance

CiteULike

Corporate Governance in Family Owned Small Firms

This paper studies the impact of corporate governance on the firm performance of Unlisted Family Owned Small Firms in the relevance of the argument that owner managed firms apart from being guided by the principles of stewardship theory, not only reduce the agency costs of ownership, but also contribute to increased firm performance.

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South China Morning Post

NVC founder stands firm as shareholders vote whether to remove him from board

Wu Changjiang has blasted attempts by the board of NVC Lighting, a Hong Kong-listed company he founded and of which he was until recently the undisputed chief executive, to kick him out, hinting he might possibly resort to legal action.

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Related Topix: China, World News

GlobeSt.com

Auction.com Appoints Chief Legal Officer

Save the date: October 21-22 and be part of the action at CCIM THRIVE , a dynamic event and collaboration between GlobeSt.com and CCIM.

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Related Topix: Irvine, CA, San Mateo County, CA, Belmont, CA, Corporate Governance, Law, San Diego, CA, La Jolla (San Diego, CA)

Live Charts

Friday newspaper round-up: AA, Iron ore prices, Ocado...

Shareholder groups last night warned of a corporate governance breakdown at the AA after chief executive Chris Jansen resigned two months after its stock market float.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Computer Weekly

Let Financial Reporting Leading the Way to Efficient Planning

Believe it or not, financial planning doesn't have to be as stressful and complex as many organizations make it out to be.

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Related Topix: Corporate Governance, Law

Bangkok Post

Boards told to take active role

Listed companies' boards should play a greater role in corporate governance , considered a major driver of sustained growth, says Veerathai Santiprabhop, a member of the State Enterprises Policy Commission or superboard.

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Mail & Guardian

Boardroom blues

More women on boards also mean improved corporate governance - better risk management and audit control, as well as challenging inputs and increased ethical oversight.

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Related Topix: South Africa, Africa, World News

JD Supra

The Return of Biotech IPOs

Biotech IPO market activity has recently returned to levels not seen since before the financial crisis.

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Related Topix: Corporate Governance, Law

MarketWatch

The Technical Indicator: Regulators find deficiencies in audits

Auditing regulators have found deficiencies in 28 of the Ernst & Young LLP audits they evaluated in their latest annual inspection of the Big Four accounting firm's work.

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Related Topix: Corporate Governance, Law

WebCPA

FASB Releases Guidance on Going Concern Uncertainties

The Financial Accounting Standards Board has issued a new accounting standards update to provide guidance on disclosing uncertainties about a business's ability to continue as a going concern, while further distancing U.S. GAAP from International Financial Reporting Standards.

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Related Topix: Corporate Governance, Law

Sunday Herald

Row over media ban at meeting of Iomart

The company's executives are currently working on sealing a deal which will likely see it snapped up for around 320 million by Host Europe Holdings, which is backed by private equity firm Cinven.

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Related Topix: iomart Group, Corporate Governance, Law

Wed Aug 27, 2014

GhanaWeb

SEC boss gets honorary doctorate degree

The Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission Adu A. Antwi has been awarded an honorary doctor of finance & accounting degree by the Commonwealth University, Belize.

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Related Topix: Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, World News, Ghana, Africa

jdsupra.com

Federal Appeals Court Affirms Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Protections Do Not Apply Outside U.S.

On August 14, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirmed a district court's holding that the Dodd-Frank Act's antiretaliation provision does not apply extraterritorially.

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Related Topix: Second Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Industrial Machines, Telecom, Siemens AG, UpTake, Corporate Governance, Law

CSRwire.com

Sustainalytics strenghtens corporate governance capabilities

Amsterdam August 27, 2014 Sustainalytics, a leading provider of environmental, social and governance research and analysis, announced today that the firm is making a new and significant investment in strengthening the corporate governance pillar of its ESG research and ratings solutions.

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Reuters

Winds of change in corporate governance

Bob McCormick, Chief Policy Officer at proxy advisory firm Glass Lewis, explains how the roles and expectations of shareholders and directors are changing.

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