Corporate Governance Bulletin
The third quarter 2012 Corporate Governance Bulletin highlights the recent Visa Interchange settlement of $7.25 billion – the largest antitrust cash settlement in history. Other notable victories for Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP in the Goldman Sachs, Chesapeake Energy, CIT and Delphi cases are summarized. This issue also features articles discussing Facebook's problem with corporate governance, JPMorgan and the Volcker Rule, and how combining the roles of chairman and CEO costs shareholders. In addition, this issue includes an article commending Robbins Geller partner Sandy Svetcov, and a book review of Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty. Lastly, there is a calendar of recommended conferences and events to attend in August, September and October, as well as a feature on this year's must-attend conference: The Future of Corporate Reform 2012 Public Funds Forum.