Global trade wars are ramping up their damage to global economies, and it’s not just the tensions between the U.S. and China that are to blame.
As diverse businesses from Overstock.com to Google’s parent company Alphabet increasingly use and express growing interest in using virtual currencies, the legal and regulatory landscape for those currencies has become increasingly complex. We provide this overview of the regulatory landscape to alert companies to the legal implications of venturing into this uncertain terrain.
In an August tweet, President Donald Trump said that, “our great American companies are hereby ordered to immediately start looking for an alternative to China,” adding that those companies would be better off without China. But despite all the rhetoric, American companies are hard pressed to ignore China’s 1.4 billion consumers.
Companies have embraced diversity as a way to enhance dialogue, broaden thinking, better represent customer perspectives and drive innovation.
In August, the Business Roundtable redefined the purpose of the corporation to include a commitment to all stakeholders, not just shareholders. Will companies start paying C-suite executives based on how happy the employees are? Will they get annual bonuses if the company tops the list of Consumer Reports?
JPMorgan & Chase CEO Jamie Dimon has called investors who use proxy advisors “lazy” for blindly following advice on matters like executive compensation or mergers. Now, he and other corporate executives may be getting some relief.
Two companies in the limelight recently for awarding huge pay packages illustrate some of the problems with governance more than they illustrate problems with pay.
It can be challenging to be a CISO, or chief information security officer. Few people inside the organization understand what they do, but still place an enormous amount of pressure on them to safeguard the organization.
Welcome to the age of six-figure bonuses and remote work arrangements — for technology employees. The gap between the demand for technology skills and lack of supply is putting pressure on companies to wage raises and retrain existing workers for jobs.
The Internet of Things is here. You may have a smartwatch that monitors your fitness routine or a smart home that allows for remote control of the lighting, security or temperature. But when it comes to business, leveraging the Internet of Things to accomplish specific tasks is no plug-and-play matter.