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Changing Course on Boardroom Composition

Trust is a basic element of a well-functioning board. Directors rely on the judgment, knowledge, and support of fellow board members. But boards today face an increasingly long list of challenges, from strategy to social business and cybersecurity, and the

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Board of directors composition of major companies below accepted norm

Although the framework of Indian corporate governance has been ranked as one of the best in the world, the composition of board of directors for major companies listed on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) is below accepted norms, an official

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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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Code of Corporate Governance in Nigeria 2011 and International Best Practices on Corporate Governance: Board composition

In this second part of this series reviewing specific provisions of the Code of Corporate Governance in Nigeria 2011 (2011 SEC Code) issued by the Securities and Exchange Commission, we shall be considering the provisions of the 2011 SEC Code

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Eight Engaging Issues for Directors of Listed Companies in Nigeria in 2013

The year 2013 has taken off on full blast. As directors begin to take stock of the outings of their companies in 2012, with a view to improving on their 2012 performance in 2013, it is appropriate to consider those

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