NEW REPORT: Mobile Is Pulling Customers Away From Branches And Online Banking

New Report Alert   THE MOBILE AND ONLINE BANKING REPORT: Mobile Is Pulling Customers Away From Branches And Online Banking To Read The Full Report, Sign Up For A Free Trial Today » John Heggestuen | [email protected] The relationship between consumers and their banks is in a period of dramatic upheaval …

GMI RATINGS: Snoozing Boards Can Stunt Your Stocks

June 6, 2013 Snoozing Boards Can Stunt Your Stocks  (MotleyFool, 6/5/13) “Entrenched boards can lead to company-stunting problems. CEOs are overcompensated, risk is poorly addressed or managed, new consumer trends are missed, stagnant bureaucracies petrify, and terrible disasters like the financial crisis happen. The beauty of a system with checks and …

The Future of Fraud Detection | Event Alerts | Presentations from May 14 Seminar

  May 17, 2013 The Future of Fraud Detection: Research Findings on the Prevalence of Accounting Fraud By Lev Janashvili “The probability of a company engaging in a fraud in any given year is 14.5%, and on average, corporate fraud costs investors 22 percent of enterprise value in fraud-committing firms.”  Presentations …

GMI Ratings in the News: Corporate Governance, Forensic Accounting

In the News Executive Compensation, Combined CEO/Chair 5/3/13 — 1 Way This Company Squanders Your Investment — Motley Fool “Want to destroy billions in shareholder value and still get 75% of your bonus? Consider working at AT&T (NYSE: T), or another company with combined CEO and chairman roles.” 5/1/13 — …

Forbes: America’s 100 Most Trustworthy Companies

March 18, 2013 America’s 100 Most Trustworthy Companies Jacquelyn Smith, Forbes Staff   To identify the most transparent and trustworthy businesses that trade on American exchanges, Forbes turned to GMI Ratings (GMI), a pioneer in the application of non-traditional risk measures for financial analysis.   For the sixth year, GMI has provided …

Study: Less Turnover, Better Performance at Firms Well-Rated by GMI

February 8, 2013 Study: Less Turnover, Better Performance at Firms Well-Rated by GMI By Kimberly Gladman GMI Ratings seeks to analyze board quality based on publicly available information-principally proxy disclosures about directors’ qualifications, biographies, and their relationships to the company and each other. But, skeptics often note, board discussions happen …

Global Sustainable Investment: Spotlight on Africa

February 5, 2013 Global Sustainable Investment: Spotlight on Africa The recently-released review of global sustainable investment contains a fascinating section on Africa. Currently there are $228.7 billion in sustainable AUM on the continent, with the most commonly used strategy being the integration of environmental, social, and governance factors into standard …