Monthly Archives: January 2018

Age Limits Fuel Surge of New Directors

Agenda – A Financial Times Service Article Written by Amanda Gerut That Uses MyLogIQ Data

By Amanda Gerut January 22, 2018

As a wave of mandatory retirements breaks over boards, nominating and governance committees are recruiting and onboarding a passel of new directors to fill the empty seats.

According to SEC filings analyzer MyLogIQ, other boards such as BB&T, Caterpillar Dr. Pepper Snapple Group, Edison International, Hanesbrands, Hess, Mattel, S&P Global,TE Connectivity and Western Union saw a board member leave due to mandatory retirement policies.

http://www.agendaweek.com/c/1855643/217383/limits_fuel_surge_directors?referrer_module=issueHeadline&module_order=0

Talk to Your Auditor Now or Pay Later: FERF 2017 Audit Fee Survey Report

January 16, 2018      Featured in FEI Daily, Pelland, Auditor Fees

FERF 2017 Audit Fee Survey Report – A Financial Executives Research Foundation Report Written by Dave Pelland in Collaboration with MyLogIQ

By Dave Pelland January 16, 2018

Mergers and acquisitions, growing documentation requests from external auditors and new accounting standards are among the factors contributing to higher fees during the 2016 audit season.

Taking a broader look at public companies, an analysis of 2016 SEC filing data by data analysis provider MyLogIQ reveals a median audit fee increase of 2.6 percent among 6,394 registrants. This compares favorably with the 3.5 percent median increase reported for the 2015 audit season.

To view the entire report, click http://daily.financialexecutives.org/talk-auditor-now-pay-later/

Board Moves: Women Directors Now One-Third Strong at Allstate, B of A

Agenda – A Financial Times Service Article Written by Amanda Gerut That Uses MyLogIQ Data – By Amanda Gerut January 12, 2018

Two milestone, end-of-year board appointments made within a week of each other have increased the representation of women directors at two Fortune 100 companies.

Other boards started the year by welcoming new directors, according to SEC compliance and public company intelligence provider MyLogIQ.

PNC Financial Services appointed Linda Medler and Martin Pfinsgraff on Jan 4. Medler is a retired brigadier general in the U.S. Air Force and CEO of cyber-strategy consultant LA Medler and Associates. Pfinsgraff is former senior deputy comptroller for large bank supervision at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

To view the full article, click http://agendaweek.com/c/1850353/216923?referrer_module=SearchSubFromAG&highlight=mylogiq

Are Virtual Shareholder Meetings the Next Big Governance Fight?

Agenda – A Financial Times Service Article Written by Melissa J. Anderson

By Melissa J Anderson January 8, 2018

 

Picking up on an issue MyLogIQ founder Ganesh Rajappan identified two years ago,The Financial Times  reports that investors are growing increasingly frustrated by the number of companies that are converting to virtual shareholder meetings.

See the MyLogIQ February 2017 post here: http://www.mylogiq.com/blog/?p=93