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Wednesday, June 20, 2012

An ugly sign of the times...

The persistent efforts urging the SEC to regulate proxy advisory businesses is an ugly sign of the times... it's advice that is the purchaser is under no obligation to follow and yet there is determined efforts to undermine the industry.  June 15, 2012.  see also this post at governmentcapture.com. … June 20, 2012 | proxy , Corporate Power , Government Capture , SEC
Friday, September 16, 2011

Bob Monks speech for UNPRI 2011

Robert Monks practice reading of speech for UNPRI, September 2011.  See the text for this speech here. September 16, 2011 | financial crisis , responsible ownership , fiduciary duty , shareholder activism , Corporate Power
Monday, September 12, 2011

L'Appel - ICGN Paris

Speech for International Corporate Governance Network Annual Conference (ICGN), Paris, 2011.  Titled L'Appel (The Call) and meant as a call to action for owners and fund managers. View a video excerpts of this speech here and here. September 12, 2011 | responsible ownership , corporate governance , Corporate Power , fiduciary duty , institutional investors
Monday, September 12, 2011

Robert Monks speech, GMI Public Funds Forum 2011

Practice read-through of 2011 speech for GMI's Public Funds Forum.  See the text of the speech here. September 12, 2011 | Corporate Power , shareholder activism , CEO power
Thursday, September 1, 2011

The Call 2011 - Intro

Robert Monks issues a call to fund mangers to be responsible and active owners.  Introduction to L'Appell -- ICGN keynote speech September 2011.  This is a practice reading and not the actual speech. Read the text of the full speech here. September 1, 2011 | corporate governance , Corporate Power , responsible ownership , shareholder activism , fiduciary duty , institutional investors
Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Bretton Woods Revisited: INET Conference 2011

Bob Monks talks about Bretton Woods Revisited, a conference hosted by the Institute for New Economic Thinking in April 2011. The primary focus was looking for ways to change the field of Economics. April 13, 2011 | corporate governance , capitalism , Corporate Power , globalization , financial crisis
Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Enforcing Regulation

Bob Monks discusses enforcement of corporate regulation and prevention of corporate crime. April 13, 2011 NOTE: He refers to the INET conference (Bretton Woods Revisited) held in early April 2011. April 13, 2011 | accountability , Dodd-Frank , Corporate Power , capitalism
Friday, January 21, 2011

Political Center

Bob Monks discusses to reports that President Obama is moving to the political center & what that means for business. January 21, 2011 | Business , Corporate Power , Government
Tuesday, January 11, 2011

The Difference

Is there a difference between rich people putting money into politics and corporations putting money toward the same thing? January 11, 2011 | Campaign Finance , Citizens United , corporate speech , Corporate Power
Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Citizens United as a Pivotal Event of 2010

Bob Monks discusses the impact of Citizens United as one of the defining events of 2010 December 29, 2010 | Citizens United , judicial activism , corporate speech , Corporate Power , Campaign Finance
Wednesday, December 29, 2010

The Impact of Citizens United in 2010

Bob Monks discusses corporate speech & the impact of Citizens United. This decision "has allowed corporate CEOs to become a dominant force in the the government of the United States." December 29, 2010 | Citizens United , corporate speech , Corporate Power , Campaign Finance
Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Government Supported Business

Eisenhower's military-industrial complex is alive and well..we have a lot more state involvement in business that anyone admits. Bob Monks, December 22, 2010. December 22, 2010 | Corporate Power , accountability , capitalism , Wall Street
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