Sunday, September 27, 2020

Corporate Governance

The Executive’s Guide to Succession Planning

The Executive's Guide to Succession Planning

“A clear vision, backed by definite plans, gives you a tremendous feeling of confidence and personal power.” – Brian Tracy From Brian Tracy to Tony Robbins to Napoleon Hill, nearly every great personal-development coach will tell you that the most successful individuals rise in life due to their outstanding propensity …

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Complying with the California Consumer Privacy Act

Complying with the California Consumer Privacy Act

The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) gives California residents more control over their personal information that businesses collect about them. The CCPA took effect on January 1, 2020, and final regulations for the statute were approved on August 14, 2020. Enforcement of the CCPA by the California Office …

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Where Does Your Ethical Compass Point?

Where Does Your Ethical Compass Point?

A common misconception is that businesses must be cut-throat to be competitive or uncaring in order to succeed. In reality, there is reason to believe that companies that give up their business ethics for short-term success ultimately pay a higher price in the long-term. Take Wachovia, for instance: Once a …

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The CFPB issues new policy guidance on credit reporting and dispute resolution

The CFPB issues new policy guidance on credit reporting and dispute resolution

On April 1, 2020, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB” or “Bureau”) issued a non-binding general policy statement (“Policy Statement”) regarding the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and Regulation V in light of the recently enacted Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). The CFPB’s Policy Statement highlights …

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Seven Elements of Effective Governance for Small to Medium Businesses

Simply put, corporate governance is the framework under which an organization operates — in essence, it is a toolkit that enables management and the board to deal more effectively with the challenges of running a company. Corporate governance, among other things, ensures that businesses meet legal and regulatory requirements, ethical …

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