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BrainChip Announces Appointment of Cossette Drossler as Vice President of Finance and Administration and Louis DiNardo as Executive Director

ALISO VIEJO, CA--(Marketwired - December 13, 2016) - BrainChip Holdings Ltd. (BRN.AX), ("BrainChip" or "the Company"), a leading developer of software and hardware accelerated solutions for Advanced Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning applications, is pleased to announce that Cossette Dross...

News | December 13, 2016

Stumpf Resigns From Two Boards, Congressmen Make Big Director Bucks -- Is It Time To Reform Corporate Governance?

Cybersecurity is and should be a major concern for lawyers. Earlier this year, for example, we leaWells Fargos CEO John Stumpf resigned last week. This week he also resigned from the boards of directors at Chevron and Target. For those two roles he was being paid something like $650,000 per year. ...

News | October 22, 2016

NACD Audit Committee and Nominating and Governance Committee Chair Advisory Councils Director-Investor Dialogue: Building a Strategic-Asset Board

In brief:Fortune 500 committee chairs, co-chairs from the 2016Report of the NACD Blue Ribbon Commission on Building the Strategic-Asset Board, and a number of investors recently gathered for a joint meeting of the Audit Committee and Nominating and Governance Committee Chair Advisory Councils. Meeti...

Research | February 10, 2017

Foot Locker, Inc. Elects Richard A. Johnson To Additional Position Of Chairman Of The Board And Elects Dona D. Young As Lead Director

NEW YORK, May 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Foot Locker, Inc. (NYSE: FL), the New York-based specialty athletic retailer, today announced that, following its Annual Meeting of Shareholders, the Board of Directors elected Richard A. Johnson, its President and Chief Executive Officer, to the additional pos...

News | May 18, 2016

November 2016 Corporate Law & Governance Update:Emphasis on Director Education; The Strategic Asset Board; Update for the Compensation Committee; New Yates Developments; An Auspicious Governance...

The board development committee may wish to reconsider its director education program for 2017 following two recent and unrelated developments. The first is a greater articulation of expectations of such programming generally. The second is the likelihood of significant change to health care policy ...

News | December 2, 2016

Sample Board Agendas

In brief:This document provides five sample board-agenda templates, originally published in NACD’sDirector FAQ: Setting the Board Agenda.This resource can help your board toestablish a meeting preparation schedule;determine which items to cover at each board meeting;include committee-meeting r...

Samples and Templates, Research | March 15, 2017

The Role of the Board in M&A

For the first half of 2015, M&A deal value hit $2.28 trillion, its highest number since the global financial crisis. And total global deal value for July 2015 alone was $549.7 billion, entering record books as the second highest monthly total since April 2007. With these record-setting transacti...

Videos, Research | October 22, 2015

FAQs on the New SEC Pay-Ratio Rule

On August 5, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission released its final pay-ratio rule under the Dodd“Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (hereafter Dodd“Frank). The announcement comes more than five years after Congress passed Dodd“Frank in July 2010 and near...

Blogs | August 7, 2015

Broncos' success means planning to go to the Super Bowl every year, CEO says

The key to maintaining the Denver Broncos' brand is expecting the team will go to the Super Bowl every year, said president and CEO Joe Ellis Wednesday at the National Association of Corporate Directors, Colorado chapter event.

News | October 23, 2015

FAQs on the Role of the Board in M&A

What is the current trend in M&A? Right now, M&A deal value is at its highest since the global financial crisis began, according to Dealogic. In the first half of 2015, deal value rose to $2.28 trillion”approaching the record-setting first half of 2007, when $2.59 trillion changed hand...

Blogs | August 14, 2015