For the foregoing reasons, TEI strongly urges the Department of Finance to withdraw the draft legislation or substantially revise it to make it inapplicable to corporate
employees acting within the scope of their employment at the direction of the employer.
I say this because I recently served on a 50-person National Association of Corporate
Directors' Commission to review corporate
-governance practices in several critical areas.
The business cycle will always be there," said one corporate
However, a prudent approach would be to issue debt with terms structured to avoid the AHYDO rules or to ensure that the issuing partnership has no corporate
partners--either directly or by looking through to higher-tier owners.
instead of going from household savings to corporate
investment through the banks and capital markets, the companies are returning the money back to them.
JofA: Given the corporate
scandals of the past two or three years, what is Business Roundtable doing to help restore confidence in the nation's corporate
I understand how easy it is to dismiss corporate
compliance as just one more onerous burden laid on providers by an out-of-control federal government.
However, insurers enter the classic corporate
governance debate wearing more than one hat.
LexisNexis Mealey Publications and Conference Group this month launched the LexisNexis Corporate
Governance Report, which will follow all aspects of corporate
governance litigation, with "gavel-to-gavel coverage of billion-dollar suits against major corporations, actions involving smaller companies, and new complaints," in the words of LexisNexis Mealey marketing manager Lex Daniele.
On behalf of Tax Executives Institute, I am writing to express TEI's opposition to legislation requiring a company's Chief Executive Officer to sign the corporate
social responsibility (CSR) refers to business decision-making based on ethical values, compliance with legal standards, and respect for communities, their citizens and environment.
But framed more broadly, the tale of right-wing think tanks propagandizing on behalf of their corporate
masters is now many years old.