#AlignedValue Deconstructing #CorpGov as we know it to Reconstruct Effective Oversight


In a recent Harvard Business Review article, Guhan Subramanian asserts that the current system of corporate governance was borne of patchwork policy and regulation – created by consequences, not intentional design.  As a result, our current system of governance can be ineffective, allowing unintended outcomes that subvert common sense and public policy. Guhan suggests a “back-to-the-basics” approach to create effective corporate governance based on three principles: 1. End the culture of short-termism.  Financial performance is not just a quarter-over-quarter, year-over-year endeavor.  Boards should have the right to manage the company for the long term. 2. Develop More Qualified Director-level Talent.   Boards should install mechanisms to ensure the … Continue reading #AlignedValue Deconstructing #CorpGov as we know it to Reconstruct Effective Oversight

Me, My Boy and Warren Buffett via @vitaliyk @iimag #BerkshireHathaway #BRK50


Originally posted on Institutional Investor’s Inefficient Markets Blog April 28, 2015 at 9:30 AM EST Author: Vitaliy Katsenelson, follow him on Twitter @vitaliyk I have a confession to make. I want my company to someday be called Katsenelson & Kids. That doesn’t have to be its official name, but I want to work with my kids. I want my kids to be value investors. I know I am supposed to want them to be doctors or nuclear physicists. I don’t. Maybe if you go Freud on me, you’ll tell me this is my way of not wanting to let them go. But I … Continue reading Me, My Boy and Warren Buffett via @vitaliyk @iimag #BerkshireHathaway #BRK50

#BerkshireHathaway #BRK50 Shareholder Meeting Agenda – Saturday May 1, 2015 @centurylinkoma


Agenda Doors Open. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  7am Movie . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8:30am Meeting Begins w/ Q&A Session. . . . . . . .   9:30am Lunch Break . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . … Continue reading #BerkshireHathaway #BRK50 Shareholder Meeting Agenda – Saturday May 1, 2015 @centurylinkoma