fiduciary responsibility

fiduciary responsibility

Google's Eric Schmidt: change British law and we'd pay more tax

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Executive chairman defends company's 'fiduciary responsibility' in face of criticism and says 'what we are doing is legal'Eric Schmidt, Google's executive chairman, has continued to defend the company's tax affairs, insisting it would comply with British law if it was changed and claiming to be perplexed by the debate.In a...
Google's Eric Schmidt: change British law and we'd pay more tax

Why Cisco CEO John Chambers Loves Canada

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Cisco Systems CEO John Chambers apparently likes the way they do things up north. On a day when his company reported earnings that slightly beat the expectations of analysts and sent Cisco shares up by more than 7 percent in after hours trading, Chambers said Cisco may take a good...
Why Cisco CEO John Chambers Loves Canada

Apple's AuthenTec buy already under 'investigation' for class-action suit

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Following the announcement of Apple's purchase of AuthenTec on Friday, a pair of law firms are "investigating" the security company's board of directors for possible breaches of fiduciary responsibility....
Apple's AuthenTec buy already under 'investigation' for class-action suit
“You’re Nuts!” Why--And How--Impact Makers Gives Away All Its Profits

10 things you won’t learn in school

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(Editor’s note: Marty Abbott and Michael Fisher are partners with AKF Partners and have recently published The Art of Scalability. They submitted this story to VentureBeat.) You can learn a lot of things in the classroom. A lot of the knowledge you’ll glean comes in the form of facts (or...
10 things you won’t learn in school

Five Reasons Why: What Groupon's Board Is Evaluating About Andrew Mason's Performance

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Andrew Mason is getting a crash course in what it means to run a publicly held company. Kara Swisher reported yesterday that several Groupon board members have been considering replacing Mason with a new CEO. Today, in an appearance at BusinessInsider’s Ignition conference, Mason admitted to the audience that his...
Five Reasons Why: What Groupon's Board Is Evaluating About Andrew Mason's Performance

Letters: Google searches for the right way on tax

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Google CEO Eric Schmidt says his company should "pay the taxes that are legally required" (Report, 27 May). In that case, Google should pay UK corporation tax on all its operations in the UK. That is what is legally required. It is not legally required for Google to route its...
Letters: Google searches for the right way on tax

Florida Homeowner's Association Sues Resident For Critical Blog Comments, Seeks Identity Of Other Commenters

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I'm not sure what it is about "Homeowners Associations" (HOAs), but I can't recall ever coming across one which didn't involve all sorts of acrimony. A few years back, I lived in a house that was a part of a (mandatory) HOA. I was renting, so I didn't really care...
Florida Homeowner's Association Sues Resident For Critical Blog Comments, Seeks Identity Of Other Commenters

The Board Of Directors: Role and Responsibilities

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This is the first of a series of MBA Mondays posts on the topic of The Board Of Directors. I want to dig into the role and responsibilities of the Board as a way to kickoff this series. But first a few disclaimers. I am not a lawyer and I...
The Board Of Directors: Role and Responsibilities

Getting the Most Out of Your Advisory Board

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No matter how carefully you build your founding team, questions will come up as you start your business that will make you want to turn elsewhere for advice. And so it's good to have a carefully selected group of people you can turn to for help: your Advisory Board. As...
Getting the Most Out of Your Advisory Board

To B or Not to B Corp

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Most entrepreneurs know that it’s a good idea to incorporate a startup as soon as possible. But as you consider whether to be a C Corp, an LLC, or a Subchapter S, there’s a lesser-known business entity that might be perfect for your startup - the B Corporation (Benefit...
To B or Not to B Corp

Letters: Taxing dilemma for offshore profits

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In much the same way as Samuel Johnson stated that patriotism is the last refugee of the scoundrel, I think we can safely say fiduciary responsibility is the last refugee of a business leader on the ropes (Change the law and we'd pay more tax, says Google chief, 27 May)....
Letters: Taxing dilemma for offshore profits

Google defends listing extremist websites in its search results

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Eric Schmidt tells Hay festival that legal information 'even if it's despicable, will be indexed', and may help track terroristsGoogle's indexing of extremist websites helps police track their activity and will continue, the company's chief told an audience at the Hay festival.Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google, was asked to...
Google defends listing extremist websites in its search results

Should we boycott Google, Starbucks and Amazon?

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Margaret Hodge and Jeff Jarvis debate the rights and wrongs of the revelation that Google, Starbucks and Amazon pay so little tax in the UKMargaret Hodge MP, chair of the public accounts committee From now on I will be putting away my Kindle and feeding my caffeine addiction somewhere other...
Should we boycott Google, Starbucks and Amazon?
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