Rio Tinto

14 November, 2017

Conservative Party CEO lined up for mining return with Rio Tinto

Conservative Party chief executive Sir Mick Davis could be set for a return to the mining industry, with reports suggesting he will take over from Jan Du Plessis as Rio Tinto chairman. Sir Mick was...
Audit stamp, audit quality, auditor reporting

3 November, 2017

SEC approves enhanced auditor reporting and communication

The US markets regulator has approved new audit rules that will increase the level of information provided by auditors about the work they’ve undertaken. Communication of "critical audit matters"...
SEC, Securities and Exchange Commission

3 November, 2017

US watchdog raises hurdle for shareholder votes

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the US financial watchdog, has beefed up the guidance for shareholder proposals, potentially making it easier for companies to resist votes on social or e...
Rio Tinto

19 October, 2017

Ex-Rio Tinto CEO and CFO charged with fraud over ‘inflated’ asset values

The former CEO and CFO of Rio Tinto have been charged with fraud by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), after allegedly inflating the value of its ill-fated Mozambique coal mine acquisiti...
Wall Street, US

18 April, 2017

Legal & General to vote against all-male US boards

All-male boards in the US will see the UK's biggest fund manager vote against them in a move to up the ante on boardroom diversity, according to a report in the Financial Times.

25 October, 2016

SEC reveals executive pay guidance

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5 October, 2016

GSK pays $20m to settle China bribery charges

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28 June, 2016

Diversity disclosure improvements in US required, says financial watchdog

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6 August, 2015

Regulator adopts CEO pay-ratio rule

US public companies will have to publish figures revealing the relationship between a chief executive’s pay and that of employees with mid-ranking income, following the adoption of a new rule in Was...