VIEWPOINT - The role of the board in creating a sustainable strategy (November 2011) resource Articles OCEG Reviewed
Posted at TrustLaw, A Thompson Reuters Foundation Service.
A Closer Look: The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (PwC) resource Articles OCEG Reviewed
The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act is one of the most complex pieces of legislation ever written. Financial service firms and other impacted organizations are just beginning to understand the Act's many facets and its full impact.
After the deadline: a status review of the implementation of the new European cookies rules (2011) resource Articles OCEG Reviewed
As of late August, only the UK, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Ireland, Malta and Sweden have introduced laws fully implementing the amendments contained in the revised Directive.
Five 'Say-on-Pay' Lessons (July 2011) resource Articles OCEG Reviewed
The first proxy season since the Dodd-Frank say-on-pay compensation provision took effect has completed. This articles takes a look at the reviews and actions of the season and sets out five "lessons" on executive compensation, each discussing various aspects of 'say-on-pay' policy and compliance.
Business Week, July 29, 2011
Dodd-Frank Act’s Whistleblower Bounty Provision – A Primer (2011) resource Articles OCEG Reviewed
Summary: The Dodd-Frank Act changed the incentive structure for corporate whistleblowers by creating a cash reward for tips made by whistleblowers directly to the SEC. Because Dodd-Frank does not require whistleblowers to use companies’ internal reporting mechanisms before going to the government, the new bounty raises many questions regarding the fate of internal compliance programs.
Chief Risk Officers - Roles and Responsibilities (2011) resource Articles OCEG Reviewed
Articles on CROs and Risk Management issues, hosted by the Enterprise Risk Management Initiative, Poole College of Management, NC State University.
The Business Case for Corporate Social Responsibility (June 2011) resource Articles OCEG Reviewed
Introduction: This report discusses the business case for CSR—that is, what justifies the allocation of resources by the business community to advance a certain socially responsible cause. The business case is concerned with the following question: what tangible benefits do business organizations reap from engaging in CSR initiatives?
SEC Proposes Ways to Strengthen Audits and Reporting of Broker-Dealers to Protect Customer Assets (June 2011) resource Articles OCEG Reviewed
SEC Press Release and Fact Sheet: The Securities and Exchange Commission unanimously proposed amendments to the broker-dealer financial reporting rule in order to strengthen the audits of broker-dealers as well as the SEC’s oversight of the way broker-dealers handle their customers’ securities and cash.