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UPDATE 1-Burford brings in interim CFO in governance overhaul   
(Friday - August 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.
Source: Reuters - Aug 15 (Reuters) - Burford Capital, the litigation funder embroiled in a stand-off with short-seller Muddy Waters, on Thursday replaced its chief financial officer after investors raised concerns about her marriage to the CEO....
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Merz Announces Key Governance Changes   
(Friday - August 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.
Source: YAHOO! News - Philip Burchard to become Chairman of the Merz Shareholders Council in addition to his position as CEO of the company Andreas Krebs, currently Chairman of the Shareholders Council and Supervisory ...
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Artificial intelligence is no silver bullet for governance   
(Friday - August 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.
Source: The Financial Times - There is considerable interest from policymakers and scientists around the world around how artificial intelligence is going to transform their work. In their haste to jump on the AI bandwagon, however, everybody is forgetting we...
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Consultants Gambled Their Reputation — And It Paid Off   
(Friday - August 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : Mercer
Source: Institutional Investor - Competitors looked askance at advisory firms like Aon and Mercer when they began offering to not just advise clients, but invest for them. “A lot of consultants were worried about having any service that didn’t say ...
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Broker Forecast - UBS issues a broker note on Intertek Group PLC   
(Friday - August 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : Intertek
Source: StockMarketWire - StockMarketWire.com - UBS today reaffirms its neutral investment rating on Intertek Group PLC [LON:ITRK] and raised its price target to 5300p (from 5000p).
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2 Bizarre Things About WeWork's Corporate Governance   
(Thursday - August 15, 2019) Associated Profiles : Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.
Source: YAHOO! - At long last, WeWork parent We Company has filed its S-1 Registration Statement with the SEC, a major step toward entering the public markets. The company, which says its mission is to "elevate ...
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Rubrik expands into data governance, other new markets   
(Thursday - August 15, 2019) Associated Profiles : Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.
Source: ZDNet - In just about five years of existence, the data management firm Rubrik has built a significant business -- last valued at $3.3 billion-- by helping organizations replace legacy data backup systems with a modern platform that...
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Ex-regulatory exec to head Tianjin bank as China steps up governance   
(Thursday - August 15, 2019) Associated Profiles : Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.
Source: Reuters - BEIJING, Aug 15 (Reuters) - A former senior official at a Chinese financial regulator has been named chairman of Tianjin Rural Commercial Bank, the lender said, as more government officials take top roles at regional lenders to...
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North Macedonia’s prime minister apologises for using gay slur   
(Thursday - August 15, 2019) Associated Profiles : Verité
Source: PinkNews - The head of North Macedonia’s Helsinki Committee for Human Rights Uranija Pirovska said that she was ... The government became embroiled in the scandal after the Italian newspaper La Verita published a video which it said...
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Securities regulator unveils corporate governance code   
(Thursday - August 15, 2019) Associated Profiles : Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.
Source: Vietnamnet - The first ever Viet Nam Corporate Governance Code of Best Practices, a set of recommended practices for Vietnamese public companies, has been issued by the State Securities Commission of Viet Nam. The Viet Nam Corporate...
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