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U.S. Stock Exchange Sets Diversity Rules

SEC Diversity Requirements For the past several years, increasing board diversity has been a pressing item for public companies—and not without good reason. In 2018, a Boston Consulting Group study found that companies, with diverse leadership, had higher revenues from new products and services (an indicator of successful innovation) as well as higher EBIT margins. […]

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Boards and Cybersecurity

In May of 2021, Colonial Pipeline, the largest pipeline system for refined oil products in the United States, was targeted by a yet untraced hacker group. The firm’s billing system and internal business network were both compromised, causing a shortage of gas on the east coast. Eventually, Colonial Pipeline paid the hackers a ransom of […]

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