Thursday, July 28, 2011

SEC Proxy Rules Decision

Bob discusses the DC Circuit Court decision regarding the SEC proxy rules in Dodd-Frank.  The ruling  "tells you more about the Court than it does the issue or the SEC."   July 26, 2011. July 28, 2011 | CEO power , directors , SEC , proxy , Dodd-Frank , regulation
Thursday, July 28, 2011

The Need for Global Corporate Laws

Corporate domicile laws and national regulation are inadequate to deal with multinational corporations.  Countries need to cooperatively create specific global laws to address them. July 26, 2011. July 28, 2011 | multinational corporations , corporate domicile , regulation , globalization
Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Budget Cuts & Corporate Governance

How will deep budget cuts at the federal level affect Corporate Governance? Bob Monks comments on a question posed by Nell Minow, April 13, 2011. April 13, 2011 | corporate governance , Dodd-Frank , regulation
Monday, November 1, 2010

Elephant in the Room: Globalization

Bob Monks on globalization as a political issue and why political leaders are not addressing it. November 1, 2010. November 1, 2010 | globalization , Corporate Power , regulation , multinational corporations
Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Acceptable Risk

Bob Monks discusses the BP disaster and government's role in establishing acceptable levels of corporate risk. June 16, 2010. June 16, 2010 | accountability , globalization , corporate domicile , corporate social responsibility , multinational corporations , regulation
Friday, September 9, 2011

Shut the SEC and start over

I was particually interested in William D. Cohan's recent piece for Bloomberg, "Big Reason to Shut SEC, Start Over."   Certainly, recent reports show the SEC to be less than effective regulators of Wall Street -- whether it's lazy, inept or worse -- but the agency has been problematic for… September 9, 2011 | SEC , regulation , CEO power
Monday, April 18, 2011

Bretton Woods Revisited, April 2011

Earlier this month I attended Bretton Woods Revisited, a conference hosted by the Insitute for New Economic Thinking (INET).  Subtitled Crisis and Renewal: International Political Economy at the Crossroads, the conference featured fascinating speakers from all over the world.  They've set up a conference blog that is full of… April 18, 2011 | corporate social responsibility , corporate governance , capitalism , financial crisis , regulation
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