Publication: Corporate Secretary

First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Royal Bank of Canada, ATB Financial, 4 other organizations honored in Banff

Canadian Society of Corporates Secretaries bestows Excellence in Governance Awards at annual conferenceThe Excellence in Governance Awards/Prix d'excellence en gouvernance were announced on August 24 at a gala dinner that opened the Canadian Society of ... [Published Corporate Secretary - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Protecting non-US whistleblowers from retaliation

Recent court ruling increases chances that foreign employees for US firms will opt for external over internal reporting of misconductCompliance officers' jobs just got a little tougher. Last week, a federal appellate court dismissed an appeal of the New ... [Published Corporate Secretary - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

From Twitter to Hootsuite: a primer for the unplugged director

Tips to help technophobe executives navigate the sometimes bewildering world of social mediaOur college graduates can’t write!’ is the kind of provocative statement that Bruce Nolop, chairman of Marsh & McLennan’s audit committee and former CFO of Pitney ... [Published Corporate Secretary - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Opening the cyber-kimono

Corporations need to take action against cyber-attacks, but regulators aren't helpingThe  high-profile hackings of Target and Wyndham Worldwide have spurred lawsuits against corporate officers and directors, regulatory investigations and congressional ... [Published Corporate Secretary - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Data breaches: legal limitation

Conducting a thorough investigation to determine the nature and breadth of a breach and responding quickly to the theft of customers' data can minimize legal damagesNot a month goes by that the media isn’t reporting another major data security breach, ... [Published Corporate Secretary - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Broadening the use of board portals

Easier collaboration tools and enhanced security features are drawing more executive teams to portalsSenior executives spend much of their lives on planes and in airport clubs, but what about 
living inside the company board portal? That’s where expanding ... [Published Corporate Secretary - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Data privacy wars

The disparity between US and EU data privacy laws is a potential minefieldThe May ruling by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) that declared Google not only a processor but also ‘a controller of personal data’ and requires it to sever links with third-party ... [Published Corporate Secretary - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

An era of more rigorous disclosure

New report says firms can differentiate themselves by disclosing more about steps they're taking to respond to and mitigate cyber attacksIt might be said that publicly traded companies stand at the precipice of a new, more rigorous age of disclosure. ... [Published Corporate Secretary - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

A bigger push for political spending disclosure

Processes for revealing companies' political activity need to be developed in the broader context of strategic communications plans, say expertsIf there is any doubt that we’re entering an era of more rigorous disclosure for which public companies need ... [Published Corporate Secretary - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

Appointments: August 2014

Latest personnel moves at Exxon Mobil, Occidental and Groupon1) Exxon Mobil’s board of directors has elected Jeffrey J Woodbury as vice president of investor relations and secretary, effective September 1. Woodbury, who has served as Exxon’s vice president ... [Published Corporate Secretary - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Improving engagement with retail shareholders

Besides potentiallly helping firms improve their say-on-pay votes, maintaining contact with these investors can stave off costly unclaimed property auditsTypically, when we think of shareholder engagement, it’s outreach to key institutional investors ... [Published Corporate Secretary - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Wal-Mart court ruling may create new risks for boards

Delaware decision may expand director accountability for knowledge of documents never received and further cloud scope of attorney-client privilegeScore one for shareholders. Delaware’s Supreme Court recently ruled that institutional investors should ... [Published Corporate Secretary - Aug 04 2014]

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...Thomas believes more knowledgeable employees "will choose to report externally and anonymously to the SEC and other law enforcement organizations as a result of this decision."

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Royal Bank of Canada, ATB Financial, 4 other or... [Published Corporate Secretary - Aug 26 2014]
Protecting non-US whistleblowers from retaliation [Published Corporate Secretary - Aug 26 2014]
Opening the cyber-kimono [Published Corporate Secretary - Aug 20 2014]
From Twitter to Hootsuite: a primer for the unp... [Published Corporate Secretary - Aug 20 2014]
Data privacy wars [Published Corporate Secretary - Aug 19 2014]
Broadening the use of board portals [Published Corporate Secretary - Aug 19 2014]
Data breaches: legal limitation [Published Corporate Secretary - Aug 19 2014]
A bigger push for political spending disclosure [Published Corporate Secretary - Aug 14 2014]
An era of more rigorous disclosure [Published Corporate Secretary - Aug 14 2014]
Appointments: August 2014 [Published Corporate Secretary - Aug 09 2014]
Improving engagement with retail shareholders [Published Corporate Secretary - Aug 06 2014]
Wal-Mart court ruling may create new risks for ... [Published Corporate Secretary - Aug 04 2014]
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Strategy and execution at Canadian AGMs [Published Corporate Secretary - Jul 30 2014]
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