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ISS taking more "holistic" view on separate CEO and chair proposals this year

Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. is taking a less rigid approach this year when it comes to proposals calling for separate chief executives and board chairs.

A glass half-full or half-empty?

Second thoughts are once again occurring about the strength of the U.S. recovery, as they seem to do every time the economy has promised to gain momentum since the end of the recession. 

Changing payments landscape threatens banks' hold on trade finance

Correspondent banks will no longer dominate cross-border payments as companies see better solutions, according to new study.

M&A boom likely to continue: survey

An annual survey by PwC finds even more CEOs expect to do deals this year than they did in 2014.

The IMF's mealy-mouthed pronouncements about unemployment

The IMF's director and research advisor say more must be done to boost global job growth. But they're unclear on the measures needed.

What 2015 holds for corporate bond issuers

Strong demand from foreign investors could soften the negative impact of higher U.S. interest rates on market conditions, according to CreditSights.

Activists, cyberattacks top list of challenges facing boards in 2015

Shareholder activists and litigation, cybersecurity, and enforcement are among the issues that need to be top of mind for boards of directors this year, corporate lawyers advise.

As go wages, so go interest rates

Notwithstanding the improvement in the job market, wages remain weak. At this point, don't look for a rate hike before mid-year.

On-site clinics can save companies money

Worksite health centers are a growing trend among large corporates. 

Supreme Court decision about false statements to have 'greatest practical impact' in recent memory for companies, predicts legal expert

Despite the interest generated by the Supreme Court's Halliburton ruling last year, the decision pales in comparison to another expected this year, according to a securities litigation expert.