Snap, Snapchat, non-voting shares

3 December, 2018

Limits to shareholder voting rights mooted by investors

The long-running issue of shareholder voting rights has come to the fore again.  A group of investors, including Legal & General and Dutch pension fund PGGM, wrote to both the New York Stock Exch...
Google

5 Nov, 2018

How the Google walkout was no ordinary employee protest

On Thursday last week, using Google was no different from any other day. You typed in your search term and up came the results. However, a quick search on the browser would also reveal that many of...
Google

18 May, 2018

Google CEO tops global reputation list

Google CEO Sundar Pichai is the world’s most reputable CEO, according to a new index by the Reputation Institute. ...
Google

23 Mar, 2018

European Commission introduces tough tax laws for digital business

The European Commission has proposed rules to ensure that companies conducting business digitally in the European Union are paying their fair share of tax. Under the p...
Eric Schmidt, Alphabet, Google

22 December, 2017

Eric Schmidt steps down as chairman of Google owner

Eric Schmidt is to step down as executive chairman of Alphabet, the company which owns Google—the world's most influential tech company. Alphabet announced yesterday that Schmidt would end his 17...
Google

8 Aug, 2017

Google employee fired over ‘gender differences’ email to staff

A Google employee has been fired over comments made to staff in an email, suggesting that gender differences in pay and roles were in part due to biological factors. The email, reportedly sent by a...
Google

21 Mar, 2017

Google apologises to advertisers in move to protect reputation

Google has moved to soften the damage to its reputation over hate videos on YouTube by issuing an apology, and revealing measures to address complaints from advertisers. The statement,

1 Feb, 2017

Trump’s travel ban and the challenge to governance

US companies have this week faced their first significant test of corporate governance in the Donald Trump era. When the Trump administration issued its executive order banning the entry of Muslims...
Google Docks building

7 Nov, 2016

Google faces new tax criticism

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