Corporate governance

In this photo released by Nissan Motor Co., Nissan Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa, center, speaks at the company's shareholders' meeting in Tokyo Monday, April 8, 2019. Nissan shareholders approved on Monday the ouster from the Japanese automaker's board former Chairman Carlos Ghosn, who faces allegations of financial misconduct. (Nissan Motor Co. via AP)
April 08, 2019 - 6:31 am
TOKYO (AP) — Nissan's shareholders ousted the automaker's former chairman Carlos Ghosn from its board on Monday, seeking to shut the door on an era capped by scandal. More than 4,000 people gathered at a Tokyo hotel for a three-hour extraordinary shareholders' meeting and signaled their approval...
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In this Dec 17, 2018, photo, Nissan Motor Co. Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa speaks during a press conference in Yokohama. Nissan Chief Executive Saikawa has apologized to shareholders for the unfolding scandal at the Japanese automaker and asked for their approval to oust from the board former Chairman Carlos Ghosn, who has been arrested on financial misconduct charges. Saikawa and other Nissan Motor Co. executives bowed deeply at a Tokyo hotel Monday, April 8, 2019, where the extraordinary shareholders' meeting was being held. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, File)
April 08, 2019 - 5:06 am
TOKYO (AP) — Nissan's shareholders approved on Monday the ouster from the Japanese automaker's board of its former chairman, Carlos Ghosn, who is facing allegations of financial misconduct. The approval, which was expected, was indicated by applause from the more than 4,000 people gathered at a...
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In this Dec 17, 2018, photo, Nissan Motor Co. Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa speaks during a press conference in Yokohama. Nissan Chief Executive Saikawa has apologized to shareholders for the unfolding scandal at the Japanese automaker and asked for their approval to oust from the board former Chairman Carlos Ghosn, who has been arrested on financial misconduct charges. Saikawa and other Nissan Motor Co. executives bowed deeply at a Tokyo hotel Monday, April 8, 2019, where the extraordinary shareholders' meeting was being held. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, File)
April 08, 2019 - 3:25 am
TOKYO (AP) — Nissan shareholders approved on Monday the ouster from the Japanese automaker's board of its former chairman, Carlos Ghosn, who is facing allegations of financial misconduct. The approval, which was expected, was indicated by applause from the more than 4,000 people gathered at a Tokyo...
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Nissan logo is seen at the automaker's showroom in Tokyo, Monday, April 8, 2019. Nissan Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa has apologized to shareholders for the unfolding scandal at the Japanese automaker and asked for their approval to oust from the board former Chairman Carlos Ghosn, who has been arrested on financial misconduct charges.(AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama)
April 08, 2019 - 12:40 am
TOKYO (AP) — Nissan shareholders approved on Monday the ouster from the Japanese automaker's board former Chairman Carlos Ghosn, who faces allegations of financial misconduct. The approval was shown by applause from the more than 4,000 people gathered at a Tokyo hotel for a three-hour extraordinary...
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Nissan logo is seen at the automaker's showroom in Tokyo, Monday, April 8, 2019. Nissan Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa has apologized to shareholders for the unfolding scandal at the Japanese automaker and asked for their approval to oust from the board former Chairman Carlos Ghosn, who has been arrested on financial misconduct charges.(AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama)
April 08, 2019 - 12:37 am
TOKYO (AP) — Nissan shareholders approved on Monday the ouster from the Japanese automaker's board former Chairman Carlos Ghosn, who faces allegations of financial misconduct. The approval was shown by applause from the more than 4,000 people gathered at a Tokyo hotel for a three-hour extraordinary...
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Nissan logo is seen at the automaker's showroom in Tokyo, Monday, April 8, 2019. Nissan Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa has apologized to shareholders for the unfolding scandal at the Japanese automaker and asked for their approval to oust from the board former Chairman Carlos Ghosn, who has been arrested on financial misconduct charges.(AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama)
April 08, 2019 - 12:27 am
TOKYO (AP) — Nissan shareholders approved on Monday the ouster from the Japanese automaker's board former Chairman Carlos Ghosn, who faces allegations of financial misconduct. The approval was shown by applause from the more than 4,000 people gathered at a Tokyo hotel for a three-hour extraordinary...
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Nissan logo is seen at the automaker's showroom in Tokyo, Monday, April 8, 2019. Nissan Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa has apologized to shareholders for the unfolding scandal at the Japanese automaker and asked for their approval to oust from the board former Chairman Carlos Ghosn, who has been arrested on financial misconduct charges.(AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama)
April 07, 2019 - 11:01 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Nissan's top executive apologized to shareholders Monday for the unfolding scandal at the Japanese automaker and asked them to approve ousting from its board former Chairman Carlos Ghosn, who has been arrested on financial misconduct charges. Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa and other...
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Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn, center, leaves his lawyer's office in Tokyo, Wednesday, April 3, 2019. Ghosn, facing financial misconduct charges in Japan, says he will hold a news conference on April 11. (Sadayuki Goto/Kyodo News via AP)
April 03, 2019 - 7:07 am
TOKYO (AP) — Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn, facing financial misconduct charges in Japan, says he will hold a news conference on April 11. Ghosn said Wednesday on his new verified Twitter account that "I'm getting ready to tell the truth about what's happening." Ghosn was arrested in November...
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FILE - In this April 20, 2018, file photo, then Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn speaks during an interview in Hong Kong. Japan's court has denied the prosecutor's request to extend detention of ex-Nissan chair Carlos Ghosn. Ghosn, facing financial misconduct charges in Japan, says he will hold a news conference April 11. Ghosn said Wednesday on his new verified Twitter account he is getting ready to tell the truth. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)
April 03, 2019 - 1:56 am
TOKYO (AP) — Nissan's former Chairman Carlos Ghosn, facing financial misconduct charges in Japan, says he will hold a news conference on April 11. Ghosn said Wednesday on his new verified Twitter account that "I'm getting ready to tell the truth about what's happening." Ghosn was arrested in...
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Co-chairs of the Special Committee for Improving Governance, Seiichiro Nishioka, left, and Sadayuki Sakakibara, right, attend a press conference in Yokohama, near Tokyo Wednesday, March 27, 2019. Nissan’s committee, set up to strengthen corporate governance after the arrest of former Chairman Carlos Ghosn, is recommending the Japanese automaker add more independent outside directors on its board and better oversee compensation and auditing. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
March 27, 2019 - 9:06 am
YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — A Nissan committee set up to strengthen corporate governance after the arrest of former Chairman Carlos Ghosn said Wednesday an investigation found he had wielded too much power and recommended the scandal-hit Japanese automaker add more independent outside directors to its...
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