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Social Security Advisory Board Recommends Improvements to Rep Payee Programs at SSA and Across Government

Social Security Advisory Board Recommends Improvements to Rep Payee Programs at SSA and Across Government This month the Social Security Advisory Board (board) is releasing the culmination of two years’ work pertaining to the Social Security Administration’s (SSA’s) representative payee … Continue reading

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President Trump Nominates Fifth Board Member to Round Out NLRB

Earlier this month, President Donald Trump nominated management-side labor attorney, John F. Ring, to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). This is a significant nomination because, if Mr. Ring receives Senate approval, the Board will once again be poised to revisit … Continue reading

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IOSCO Board communication on concerns about ICOs

The International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) has published a board communication on concerns relating to initial coin offerings (ICOs). At a meeting held on 18 and 19 October 2017, the IOSCO Board discussed the growing usage of ICOs to … Continue reading

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Ignoring board gender diversity is no longer an option

Discussions around board gender diversity are picking up steam in the lead up to the 2018 proxy season. Some of the leading proxy advisory firms, namely the Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) and Glass Lewis & Co. LLC (Glass Lewis), appear … Continue reading

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Governance Oversight – Is Your Board An Active One?

In a recent interview with Christopher P. Skroupa on Forbes.com, Walied Soliman (Chair of Norton Rose Fulbright Canada, LLP and Co-Chair of Norton Rose Fulbright’s Canadian special situations team) weighs in on what it means to be an active director. The interview … Continue reading

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