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    1. August 29, 2016

      Jet scandal redraws Sweden’s corporate landscape

      Few recent corporate scandals have led to as much upheaval as Sweden’s company jet imbroglio.  The final big moves took...

    2. August 28, 2016

      Big investment groups flex muscles in boardroom

      Some of the world’s biggest investment groups, pension funds and charitable foundations have joined forces in a...

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    1. Ethnicity & Inclusion in the Workplace

      Racial bias remains a serious barrier to the success of many people from black and min...
    2. Boldness in Business

      The FT ArcelorMittal Boldness in Business Awards ceremony was held in London on March ...
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    1. August 22, 2016

      Sports Direct pays Mike Ashley’s brother for overseas deliveries

      Sports Direct is paying some of its takings from website customers outside the UK to a little-known delivery broker...

    2. August 22, 2016

      Law firm calls out Soco and Cairn over climate risk reporting

      Oil explorers Soco International and Cairn Energy have been reported to UK regulators for allegedly failing to tell...

    3. August 21, 2016

      Shareholder advisers take aim at ‘male, stale and frail’ US boards

      Google’s parent Alphabet and Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway head a list of more than 800 US companies that could...

    4. August 21, 2016

      Caterpillar explores data mining with Uptake

      When Doug Oberhelman sat down last year at Chicago Ideas Week to discuss one of his latest ventures, the chief...

    5. August 21, 2016

      Redstone and Viacom board reach settlement

      The months-long battle over 93-year-old Sumner Redstone’s $40bn media empire has come to an end.   Viacom on Saturday...

    6. August 16, 2016

      US boardrooms: Male, stale and frail?

      The string of food safety problems at Chipotle Mexican Grill last year, including outbreaks of e-coli and salmonella,...

    7. August 15, 2016

      Shake-up calls mount as lack of diversity on US boards laid bare

      US boardrooms are older, more male and filled with longer-serving directors than their European counterparts, data that...

    8. August 11, 2016

      Analyst ejected from Pax Global results briefing in Hong Kong

      A finance director threw an analyst out of a company results presentation in Hong Kong because he disagreed with the...

    9. August 10, 2016

      Chief executives have no need to defend their pay packets

      Until recently, a good motto for the well-paid British chief executive would have been “united we stand, divided we...

    10. August 8, 2016

      Roger Ailes ‘silence’ payment to Laurie Luhn questioned

      Corporate governance experts have questioned how Roger Ailes was able to use Fox News funds to buy the silence of a...

    11. August 8, 2016

      Blue-chip bosses’ pay packets climb to 147 times those of workers

      FTSE 100 chief executives’ pay rose by a tenth last year to an average of £5.5m, according to a survey that will...

    12. August 4, 2016

      Only the government can ensure women get on to boards

      Kevin Roberts got it wrong. The chairman of advertising agency Saatchi & Saatchi was forced to resign this week after...

    13. August 2, 2016

      Japan investors vote for better returns

      It should not have come as a surprise when Eizo Murakami, the chief executive of Japanese shipping company Kawasaki...

    14. July 31, 2016

      Asset managers push back against activist pension funds

      Asset managers are resisting attempts to improve standards at listed UK companies, pushing back against pension fund...

    15. July 29, 2016

      Philip Green is not the only unacceptable face of capitalism

      Sir Philip Green. Don’t you just hate him? Isn’t he the completely unacceptable face of modern British capitalism? A...

    16. July 26, 2016

      AB InBev rocks SABMiller’s post-Brexit deal revisionists

      Hells bells! Carlos Brito, AC/DC fan and chief executive of Anheuser-Busch InBev, has delivered an ultimatum to...

    17. July 26, 2016

      Ofcom wants Openreach to be ‘legally separate’ from BT

      Openreach would become a “legally separate” company within BT under plans outlined by the UK telecoms regulator in a...

    18. July 25, 2016

      Italian lessons in the perils of choosing power over profit

      When I worked in Milan in the 1990s, an executive from investment bank Mediobanca would periodically take me for lunch...

    19. July 22, 2016

      Theresa May needs to take shareholders with her

      In her last major speech before entering Number 10 as prime minister, Theresa May eerily echoed remarks made by the...

    20. July 21, 2016

      Business leaders question role of quarterly earnings guidance

      A coalition of the US’s most powerful investors and business leaders has thrown its weight behind the idea of scrapping...

    21. July 21, 2016

      New PM spells big change for boards

      It could be a long, hot summer in the boardroom. Not because of economic or political uncertainty: that is a “known...

    22. July 20, 2016

      Governance drive pushes Michalis Sallas to quit Piraeus Bank

      A European drive to improve corporate governance in Greece’s banking system has claimed the head of Michalis Sallas,...

    23. July 18, 2016

      SoftBank’s big bet and the future of UK tech

      Since Britain voted to leave the EU, there has been a tendency to be downbeat about the country’s economic and...

    24. July 14, 2016

      Report warns over binding shareholder votes on pay

      Companies and their shareholders must respond to society’s resentment of high pay in big business or face a clampdown...

    25. July 14, 2016

      Board Briefing: Business leaders have an obligation to spread post-Brexit optimism

      As the UK prepares for the triggering of talks over its EU exit, boards also have work to do, write Emma Priestley and...

    26. July 14, 2016

      People are better than money at motivating employees

      The Outer Hebrides might seem a strange place to contemplate the reasons people are motivated to join organisations and...

    27. July 12, 2016

      Theresa May should beware of imitating the German model

      At a reception in Berlin at the end of June Joachim Gauck, the president of Germany, along with ministers, trade...

    28. July 11, 2016

      Workers on boards: the frenemy within

      Were UK parliamentarians to divide on the motion “this House believes big business is doing a spiffing good job”,...

    29. July 11, 2016

      EM companies ‘going backwards’ on transparency

      The largest emerging market companies have become less transparent in the past three years, undermining attempts to...

    30. July 10, 2016

      Theresa May vows corporate crackdown on ‘privileged few’

      Theresa May, the frontrunner to become the next prime minister, has pledged to tackle “vested interests” in the...

    31. July 6, 2016

      Chairmen under pressure at big Swiss groups

      Swiss business marks two important anniversaries this month. On July 1 last year, Tidjane Thiam, the high-flying boss...

    32. June 28, 2016

      Elon Musk’s grip on SolarCity fans corporate governance fears

      Elon Musk, head of Tesla Motors, had a ready answer last week to any suspicions that his proposed $2.5bn purchase of...

    33. June 24, 2016

      Norway’s oil fund votes against Volkswagen board

      The world’s largest sovereign wealth fund and fourth-largest shareholder in Volkswagen underlined the scale of its...

    34. June 23, 2016

      Coming soon: the ego-free robo-board

      Today millions of British voters will decide whether they want their country to remain a member of the European Union...

    35. June 22, 2016

      Volkswagen shareholders vent anger at chairman

      Volkswagen’s minority shareholders vented their anger at the German carmaker’s leadership over the diesel emissions...

    36. June 17, 2016

      Kazakh oil group seeks tighter control over UK subsidiary

      Kazakhstan’s state oil company is seeking to tighten control over its UK-listed subsidiary over the opposition of its...

    37. June 16, 2016

      Business is as ethical as it has ever been

      You might have the impression from recent “my-oh-my” reports that we are witnessing a decline in ethics at the top of...

    38. June 16, 2016

      Board Briefing: Investor engagement should not be overlooked

      Research by Bank of America Merrill Lynch has shown that global fund managers are reducing their exposure to UK stocks...

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