Yearly Archives: 2013

Women on Boards: Interesting FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 statistics

There are some interesting developments regarding women on boards on FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 companies since February 2011 when Lord Davies issued the Women on Boards report. According to a recent report by Professional Boards Forum BoardsWatch, there has been

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TCP’s iTitbits for 7th October is now out.

Some legal issues dealt with include: Illegal immigrants allowed to practice law in California Legal loophole closed to prosecute persistent fuel thieves Nestlé wins as Cadbury fails to trademark use of purple colour Spain’s biggest corruption trial ends with 53

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TCP’s iTitbits – 20131004 is out.

Get the iTitbits on Corporate Governance, Law, Business, Education, and Technology, for 4th October 2013.

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Congratulations Nigeria! Congratulations The Corporate Prof.!!

Two new extensions for The Corporate Prof. website.

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A Transformation Agenda for The Corporate Prof.

We are transforming The Corporate Prof. website to a network of sites. Consequently, a couple of extensions of The Corporate Prof. are billed for public release between now and the end of the year. However, before the extensions go live

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Dividends and Bonus Issues Watch 2013 [updated]

Note: The Table below contains dividends and bonus issues announced in 2013 by different companies listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange. Company Dividend Bonus Closure Date Payment Date Interim Final 7-Up Bottling Co. Plc 2.20 19 – 30 August 2013

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General Meetings Watch 2013 (All-Year) – [updated]

Note: In the Table below, the names of the companies whose general meetings are captured are stated in alphabetical order. The report contains the information on the general meetings of companies listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange for 2013 (on

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General Meetings Watch 2013 (Monthly) – [updated]

Note: This report contains information on the general meetings of companies listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange for 2013 (on monthly basis). Thus, in the Table below, the names of the companies whose general meetings are captured are grouped according

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Call For Papers: Board Diversity

A Special Issue and Dutch Central Bank/CGIR Workshop – Board Diversity Keynote Speakers: Ruth Aguilera, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Daniel Ferreira, London School of Economics and Political Science December 19th – 20th, 2013, Dutch Central Bank, Amsterdam OVERVIEW: Board

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Is Insider Trading Really a Crime?

“Yes, of course,” might be your response to the question above. That response is correct in view of the provisions against insider trading in the statute books of numerous jurisdictions such as Nigeria, United States of America and the United

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New Corporate Governance Code: Feedback Required

Trinidad and Tobago is on course for a new National Corporate Governance Code. A draft of the code is now available online and open for public comment. According to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Trinidad and Tobago Stock

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Judge caught on tape negotiating bribe to skew justice

According to a report by PREMIUM TIMES, a Nigerian judge serving as the Acting Chief Justice of the Gambia, Joseph Wowo, has been sacked for soliciting a N2.5 million (500,000 Dalasi) bribe from a Dutch businessman based in Gambia in

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