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Wednesday, March 08, 2006

Stanford Launches Rock Center for Corporate Governance

BusinessWire (3/06/2006) reports that Stanford
Law School has announced the launch of the Arthur and
Toni Rembe Rock Center for Corporate Governance.
Arthur Rock is a well-known venture capitalist who
was instrumental in founding Apple Computer, Intel,
Scientific Data Systems, Teledyne, and many other
successful firms. The new Rock Center plans to sponsor
a series of programs "designed to deepen the understanding
of the governance process, enhance the quality of governance
-related education, and improve the practice of governance
around the world."

The Center's first program, the "Governance and the
Regulators," lecture series, which will be held on
April 3, 2006 in Washington, D.C., addresses the SEC's
proposed executive compensation disclosure rules.