Trustees approve business school dean, chief information officer at SIUE

During its regularly scheduled meeting Thursday on the Edwardsville campus, the Southern Illinois University Board of Trustees approved Tim Schoeneckern as dean of the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Business and Steve Huffstutler as associate vice chancellor for information technology and chief information officer for the SIUE campus. An associate professor of management and marketing in the school, Schoenecker was named interim dean in May 2016, succeeding John Navin. Schoenecker has provided significant service to the school as a…

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Baker Donelson adds five attorneys to tax practice

Baker Donelson has expanded its tax practice with the addition of a group of five attorneys to its Jackson office, a move that gives the Firm one of the largest tax practices in the state of Mississippi. Joining Baker Donelson are C. Ted Sanderson Jr., James A. “Jay” Norris III, Leslie Bounds, William O. “Bill” Brown Jr., and Charles W. “Chuck” Goldberg Jr. Mr. Sanderson and Mr. Norris have joined the Firm as shareholders. Ms. Bounds, Mr. Brown and Mr.…

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Protect the constitutional independence of the Auditor General – CSOs

Accra, Sept. 14, GNA – The Coalition ofNational Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), an anti-corruption group under theGhana Anti-Corruption Coalition (GACC) has said that some actions of the BoardChair and members of the Audit Service were interfering with the functions ofthe Auditor-General as an independent body. “We consider these developments extremelytroubling and a threat to the ongoing efforts by the Audit Service to protectthe public purse and promote public accountability,” it added. These were contained in a press release issuedby the…

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Why Wynn Could Deliver a Stock Price Recovery

Buying shares of Wynn (NASDAQ:WYNN) may seem to be a gamble at the moment. Slowing growth in Las Vegas and uncertainty regarding its $2.5 billion project in Boston could hold back its stock price in the near term. The company, though, has a strong position in the world’s largest gaming market, Macau. It also has the potential to grow its market share through a long-term strategy that is focused on service and customer satisfaction, rather than discounting. The prospect of…

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Takeaways from the GDL Conference on Transgenerational businesses » YNaija

Growth and Development Limited (GDL), a financial services group committed to creating wealth and transforming society took their efforts into generating value for the Nigerian middle class a step further by organizing a conference aimed at addressing the issues that result in the untimely death of companies in Nigeria. In the maiden edition of its Business Conference tagged ‘Building Transgenerational Businesses’ held at The Civic Center, Lagos, attended by numerous industry practitioners and professionals across different sectors, the company identified a number…

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Ambuja Cement Foundation wins ‘Best CSR and Sustainability Practices 2017’ award

Ambuja Cement Foundation, the CSR arm of Ambuja Cements Ltd – a part of the global conglomerate LafargeHolcim and a leading cement manufacturer in India – has been conferred with the prestigious ‘Best CSR & Sustainability Practices Award 2017’ in recognition of its concerted efforts that transformed lives by energising, enabling and involving the rural communities, thus facilitating economic progress and contributing to nation-building. The award was received by Ambuja Cement’s MD & CEO Ajay Kapur and Ambuja Cement Foundation’s…

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Ambuja Cement Foundation wins ‘Best CSR and Sustainability Practices 2017’ award

Ambuja Cement Foundation, the CSR arm of Ambuja Cements Ltd – a part of the global conglomerate LafargeHolcim and a leading cement manufacturer in India – has been conferred with the prestigious ‘Best CSR & Sustainability Practices Award 2017’ in recognition of its concerted efforts that transformed lives by energising, enabling and involving the rural communities, thus facilitating economic progress and contributing to nation-building. The award was received by Ambuja Cement’s MD & CEO Ajay Kapur and Ambuja Cement Foundation’s…

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How to Fix a Broken Proxy Voting System

Many agree that the U.S. proxy voting system is a mess. But no one is sure how to fix it. The current system, in which shareholders cast votes through a host of intermediaries, came in for wide-ranging criticism at a meeting of the Investor Advisory Committee on Thursday. The IAC is group of private citizens charged with advising the Securities and Exchange Commission on regulatory priorities. The proxy voting system was the subject of a Barron’s cover story earlier this…

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Swiss bank Raiffeisen taps Basler’s Lachappelle as chairman

ZURICH, Sept 14 (Reuters) – Swiss cooperative bank Raiffeisen on Friday nominated turnaround expert Guy Lachappelle as chairman and proposed four new directors as it tries to emerge from months of tumult and scrutiny by authorities. Lachappelle, a lawyer, has been chief executive of Basler Kantonalbank since 2013. “Guy Lachappelle is a very experienced banker who identifies with Raiffeisen’s cooperative values and has successfully proved himself in transformation processes,” Deputy Chairman Pascal Gantenbein said in a statement. Lachappelle said he…

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‘Govt should be less involved in business’

‘Govt should be less involved in business’ Published on: Friday, September 14, 2018 Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia, which has suffered from misallocation of resources, should move towards having less government involvement through direct ownership in companies. Zilzar Group chairman Datuk Dr Vaseehar Hassan (pic), former RHB Islamic Bank chairman, said in the last ten years there were a number of fictitious projects, overpriced transactions and inflated project prices. “How can an economy survive and how long could it survive…

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Les Moonves promised accuser a CBS job and was days away from stepping down with $90M when fired

Les Moonves was in the process of finding one of his accusers a job at CBS prior to his termination. The New York Times reports that Moonves admitted this while being interviewed by company lawyers as part of the investigation into his alleged sexual misconduct just last month. The CBS board realized after learning this that they needed to remove Moonves from his position according to emails that were seen by the Times, but were still prepared to let him…

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A regional bank’s unscrupulous lending bites back

The lending irregularities that have been exposed at Suruga Bank, a regional bank based in Numazu, Shizuoka Prefecture, are all the more problematic given that the bank was once hailed by the Financial Services Agency as a role model. The FSA touted its highly profitable operation at a time when the regional banking industry as a whole is suffering from a declining pool of clients in the struggling regional economies and the protracted low interest rate environment is reducing their…

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Why Investors Should Fear China’s Buyback Wave

Companies returning cash to shareholders have helped propel the U.S. stock market to a record bull run this year. In China, investors take fright when their firms do the same. This year, more than 700 Chinese firms, or about 20 percent of actively traded stocks, have announced plans to spend money on their own shares. The 24 billion yuan ($3.5 billion) shelled out so far is just shy of the past three years combined. Yet the bear market has only deepened.  In theory,…

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Sebi board to discuss stricter norms for fiduciaries next week

— By PTI | Sep 13, 2018 06:26 pm New Delhi: Regulator Sebi’s board is likely to discuss next week a stricter framework for fiduciaries in the securities market, including auditors and valuers, according to a senior official. In July, the regulator issued a consultative paper on the proposed Sebi (Fiduciaries in the Securities Market) (Amendment) Regulations for public consultations. The proposal is likely to be taken up at Sebi’s board meeting next week, the official said. The amended norms would be applicable for entities…

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Lynn M. Hopkins Named Chief Financial Officer of First Choice Bancorp – Corporate Governance News Today

Lynn M. Hopkins Named Chief Financial Officer of First Choice Bancorp – Corporate Governance News Today – EIN News Trusted News Since 1995 A service for global professionals · Thursday, September 13, 2018 · 461,841,878 Articles · 3+ Million Readers News Monitoring and Press Release Distribution Tools Press Releases Events & Conferences Source link

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