More Sunlight On European Boards Of Directors

It has been a long time coming, but many of the same pressures that forced boards of U.S. corporations to assume more independent, activist roles are now being felt by their European counterparts. According to a new Conference Board report, a combination of scandals at major companies, rising shareholder pressures, and the growing multinational scope of corporate operations is "challenging European directors to improve their stewardship of the companies they oversee."

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