Ms. Jeanette Franzel, Board Member of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), joined the MAPI Financial Council meeting on November 3 to discuss the focus of the PCAOB and to answer members' most pressing questions about the role of the Board.
At the Chicago meeting, we said farewell to MAPI director Kris Bledowski, who will be picking up responsibility for the operations councils for MAPI and hello to Susan Costlow, who joined MAPI in August and will work with the finance councils (CFO, Financial, and Treasury).
On April 9, 2014, MAPI held a webinar entitled "Mid-Proxy Season Review and Corporate Governance and Securities Issues." The presenters for this webinar were three corporate securities law attorneys from the law firm of Sidley Austin LLP, Joh
In the wake of the 1973 Arab oil embargo, Congress enacted a ban on the export of crude oil. The ban on oil exports was largely academic in that the United States was becoming increasingly reliant on crude oil imports.
Companies continue to struggle with resource scarcity and volatile commodity prices. Add to the mix concerns from investors, customers, and communities about climate change, and it becomes clear that using the resources we have as efficiently as possible will be increasingly important.