It's not a question of whether we should have such a tax. It's a question of how big it needs to be to ensure that it's effective.Eleanor Bloxham, CEO of The Value Alliance - Mar 22, 2013 9:26 AM ET
A Senate report on the London Whale trading losses shows that J.P. Morgan needs to make major shifts at the top to move past this mess.Eleanor Bloxham, CEO of The Value Alliance - Mar 15, 2013 2:31 PM ET
Boards think about critical issues in a more focused way when they publicly disclose them.
FORTUNE -- How does anyone know who to trust anymore? Eighty-seven percent of fish labeled snapper really isn't, according to a recent Oceana study. Same for 59% of tuna. When buying deodorant or sunscreen, you have to go to a source like the Environmental Working Group (EWG) cosmetics database to find out the product's toxicity. No MOREEleanor Bloxham, CEO of The Value Alliance - Mar 14, 2013 11:50 AM ET
Layoffs are often a sign of failure by top executives to properly manage a business and forecast needs -- and a failure of a board to ensure that the right management is in place.Eleanor Bloxham, CEO of The Value Alliance - Mar 5, 2013 12:47 PM ET
Given the concerning revolving door between the SEC and banks like Citigroup, it's important that the settlement between the two is put aside and the case goes to trial.Eleanor Bloxham, CEO of The Value Alliance - Feb 19, 2013 5:00 AM ET
Maybe the former white collar defense lawyer will be able to set aside her past connections to the corporate world and the possibility of future alliances. But the president could have picked someone who lacked such conflicts.
FORTUNE -- Imagine waking up one morning and reading a speech made by one of your bosses, where you discover just how little he values the projects you've been slaving away at for the MOREEleanor Bloxham, CEO of The Value Alliance - Jan 30, 2013 9:02 AM ET
An internal report is just a start. Regulators and JP Morgan's board have much more they need to examine.
FORTUNE -- Searching for a banking hero, many in the press falsely awarded the great risk manager trophy to JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon. Apparently, the bank's board bought the hype. But in the wake of investigations into the London Whale trading fiasco, many more now recognize that JP Morgan, its board, MOREEleanor Bloxham, CEO of The Value Alliance - Jan 22, 2013 9:26 AM ET
Last week, the New York State Comptroller sued Qualcomm for records related to its political spending. When it comes to these kinds of corporate accountability issues, the tech giant has plenty of company.
FORTUNE -- While millions of unemployed struggle to keep hope, corporations shelled out millions on election attack ads last year. Individual companies are still not fessing up on how their millions were spent. What do they have to MOREEleanor Bloxham, CEO of The Value Alliance - Jan 9, 2013 1:13 PM ET
We've had the guns versus butter debate for decades, but not as deliberately as we should have, particularly outside the context of government spending. That's changing.Eleanor Bloxham, CEO of The Value Alliance - Dec 19, 2012 1:18 PM ET
It might seem like the Netflix case is very different from an insider trading case. But selective disclosure and insider trading are birds of a feather.
FORTUNE -- We've certainly witnessed a bonanza of insider investigations and trials involving corporate secrets in 2012: Raj Rajaratnam of Galleon Group, SAC Capital, and Tiger Asia Management as a few examples.
In all these cases, inside information was the seedling for the alleged insider trading.
Executives MOREEleanor Bloxham, CEO of The Value Alliance - Dec 17, 2012 10:51 AM ET
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