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February 19, 2014


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December 29, 2013


Several billions of dollars.  That is the amount most analysts believe Target (NYSE: TGT) could be on the hook for after an online security breach exposed the credit and debit card information of 40 million consumers who shopped at the

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October 2, 2013


I keep waiting for an internet meme to appear with a picture of activist investor, Bill Ackman with a smirk on his face and the following title underneath:  “J.C. Penney:  Miss me yet?”  After all, since Ackman resigned from the

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Welcome to boardprospects.com Version 2.0!  We at BoardProspects are excited to bring you what we believe is the future of corporate governance.  Version 2.0 provides a platform through which board members and prospective board members can view and share the

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Chesapeake Energy Corp. (NYSE:CHK), appeared before its shareholders at its annual meeting in June as a reincarnation of itself.  After a year of responding to the fallout from the scandal involving unreported loans to former CEO and Chairman Aubrey McClendon, Chesapeake has a new

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The end of another long proxy season is almost upon us.  As most public company shareholders cast their votes via proxy, as opposed to attending annual meetings in person, this time period has come to be known as “Proxy Season”. 

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Certainly, the biggest story to emerge to date from this year’s Proxy Season – the time when most public companies hold their annual meeting, is Jamie Dimon’s victory allowing him to continue to hold on as both CEO and chair

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The smoke has now cleared from Jamie Dimon’s dramatic victory at JPMorgan’s Annual Meeting.  It may, however, turn out to be a short-lived victory for the Wall Street icon, as well as for the many imperial CEOs of public companies

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The topic of boardroom diversity is a constant in the world of corporate governance.  Indeed, I myself have written about it on several occasions.  The attention of course, is justified.  The lack of gender diversity amongst the boards of public,

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New directors (whether it is for a non-profit, private or public company) often take 1 of 2 approaches when it comes to their board service.  Either they enter the boardroom with a “take no prisoners” approach or they take the

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