April 7, 2014
by Endia Vereen
JURIST Guest Columnist Kristen Swift, Widener University School of Law Class of 2014, discusses Merck & Co.'s NuvaRing settlement and the company's corporate governance policies...Recently, Merck & Co. made a major splash across headlines by offering NuvaRing plaintiff's a $100 million ...[read more]
November 28, 2012
by Jerry Votava
Two privacy advocacy groups wrote a letter on Monday to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, urging him to withdraw recently announced proposed changes to the site's governance documents. The letter, signed by the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) and the Center for Digital Democracy (CDD), ...[read more]
November 15, 2011
by Jonathan Cohen
JURIST Guest Columnist Bruce Aronson of Creighton University School of Law says that recent corporate scandals in Japan highlight the need for the reform of that country's corporate governance structure, just as the Enron case did in the US...It has been two tough years for Japanese corporate ...[read more]
October 9, 2006
by JURIST Staff
JURIST Guest Columnist Douglas Branson of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law says that the frenzy over the Hewlett-Packard pretexting scandal overlooks not only much that is positive about the company's record, but also the dubious legal advice that the now-indicted corporate leaders rec... ...[read more]
September 18, 2006
by JURIST Staff
JURIST Guest Columnist Douglas Branson of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law says that recent problems at Hewlett-Packard related to board leaks and their investigation could have been avoided with a little thought and the application of basic corporate governance principles... In Jim ...[read more]
April 7, 2006
by Zach Sparer
US Chamber of Commerce v. SEC, United States Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit, April 7, 2006. Read the full text of the ruling. Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here... ...[read more]
April 7, 2006
by James M Yoch Jr
A three-judge panel of the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit Friday unanimously ruled against US Securities and Exchange Commission corporate governance regulations that require mutual fund companies to appoint independent chairpersons and compose at least 75 percent of their boards with ...[read more]
August 10, 2005
by James Murdock
Leading Wednesday's corporation and securities law news, the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has suspended controversial corporate governance rules for mutual funds promulgated by the Securities and Exchange Commission. The suspension will last until a lawsuit brought by... ...[read more]
July 7, 2005
by Holly Manges Jones
Speaking at the annual conference of the International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN) in London Thursday, US Congressman Michael Oxley (R-OH) said that the Sarbanes-Oxley legislation was rushed and includes excessive corporate reforms. The legislation sponsored in 2002 b... ...[read more]
June 21, 2005
by Jamie Sterling
The US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit Tuesday ruled that the US Securities and Exchange Commission should reconsider its rule that requires mutual funds to be run by boards with independent chairmen. The SEC originally enacted the rule to combat trading and sales abuses in the industry. ...[read more]

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