Nominate a Rising Star in Corporate Governance

By James McRitchie The Ira M. Millstein Center for Global Markets and Corporate Ownership at Columbia Law School is now accepting nominations for the annual Rising Star of Corporate Governance Awards. I’ve nominate several but only one made the cut. Competition is getting tougher every year as interest in corporate governance increases. This award recognizes people who, while young […]    

Review: Getting Women on to Corporate Boards

By James McRitchie This slim but informative volume contains contributions from practitioners, policy-makers, principle-setters, advocacy groups and researchers on gender balance in the boardroom, the outcomes of the Norwegian quota law and its snowball effects in other countries. The book came out of a Think Tank organized in Oslo in March 2011. The Norwegian quota law demanded a […]    

Call for Papers: IRRCi Deadline Approaches for Academics and Practitioners

By James McRitchie The Investor Responsibility Research Center Institute (IRRCi) deadline approaches for its third annual competition for research that examines the interaction of the real economy with investment theory. Two papers – one academic and one practitioner – each will receive the 2014 IRRC Institute Research Award along with a $10,000 award. Award submissions will be accepted through […]