22 August 2019

Rethinking the purpose of businesses

The decision of big corporations to ditch the shareholder primacy mantra raises questions about the purpose of businesses

15 August 2019

WeWork's IPO raises concern

The multi share system and the lack of female representation on the board could affect investors' willingness to buy WeWork shares

13 August 2019

CBS and Viacom to reunite in an all-stock merger

CBS and Viacom reunited after 14 years in order to take on competitors.

13 August 2019

ING to pioneer sustainability improvement derivatives

ING supports clients to achieve their sustainability goals through the introduction of financial securities linked to sustainability.

12 August 2019

KPMG dismisses Head of UK financial services after investigations of misconduct

Tim Howarth is the third senior executive being ousted by KPMG after conduct probe this year.

9 August 2019

Investec shareholders show strong opposition to reappointment of KPMG as company auditor

More than 20 percent of shareholders voted against the reappointment of KPMG as joint auditor of the company’s South African unit.

8 August 2019

COSO set to release new guidelines for managing cybersecurity

The new guidance is expected to focus on the application of ERM principles as a protection against cybersecurity threats.

5 August 2019

CEO of HSBC steps down after less than two years in the role

John Flint is resigning from the HSBC’s Chief Executive position after serving for less than 18 months.

24 July 2019

Facebook fined $5 billion by FTC for privacy violations

Settlement with the FTC also requires the company to set up a board privacy committee comprised of independent non-executive directors.

17 July 2019

Australian prudential regulator will have veto power over executive appointments at the country's bank

The government review has criticised Apra for its lack of effective oversight of the country’s financial sector.

16 July 2019

Searchlight Capital Partners to take control of Bezeq Israed Telecom

Searchlight Capital Partners will take control of Israel’s largest telecoms group Bezeq Israel Telecom

15 July 2019

Uber adopts diversity targets as performance metric for senior executive bonuses

The newly publicly listed company is seeking to increase diversity in top roles.

15 July 2019

Investors protest against new pension arrangements for Standard Chartered CEO

Almost 40% of shareholders did not support new remuneration policy at the last AGM.

11 July 2019

Deutsche Bank under investigation for work with Malaysian Fund

DoJ is investigating a potential violation of foreign corruption and anti-money-laundering laws.

11 July 2019

Former Barclays legal expert to join Deutsche Bank Board

Valcárcel will replace Stefan Simon, who joins the company’s management as head of regulatory and legal affairs.