The Board of Directors of Comverse Technology, Inc. believes that shareholder confidence in the Company, its management and financial reporting is critical to the success of the Company. This website provides general information regarding the corporate governance policies of the Company. These policies provide a framework for the proper operation of the Company. The Board recognizes that there is an ongoing discussion about governance matters, and as such the Board will continue to review these policies and other aspects of the Company's governance policies.
The Board believes that good governance practice enhances confidence in our management team, financial information and employees. It creates a solid foundation for achieving our business goals and enables the Company to operate at the highest ethical standards. The Board not only has adopted actions that seek to ensure full compliance with the listing standards of the NASDAQ Stock Market, currently applicable provisions of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (“Sarbanes-Oxley”) and related rules of the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), it also has adopted other corporate governance actions that go beyond those statutorily required by applicable law and regulations.
The Board is comprised of a majority of independent directors. The Board has four standing committees: (1) an Audit Committee, (2) a Compensation Committee, (3) a Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee, and (4) an Executive Committee. The Board of Directors has determined that the Audit Committee, Compensation Committee, and the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee are comprised entirely of independent directors. The Board of Directors also has determined that the Executive Committee is comprised of a majority of independent directors.
The Board also adopted a Code of Business Conduct and Ethics to promote its commitment to the legal and ethical conduct of the Company’s business, which can be found on this website. All employees are required to abide by the Code of Business Conduct and Ethics, which provides the foundation for compliance with all corporate policies and procedures, and best business practices. The policies and procedures address a wide array of professional conduct, including the establishment of sound employment policies, methods for avoiding and resolving conflicts of interest, safeguarding intellectual property, protecting confidential information, and a strict adherence to all laws and regulations applicable to the conduct of the Company’s business. The Code also contains procedures for the Audit Committee to receive, retain and treat complaints received regarding accounting, internal accounting controls or auditing matters, and to allow for the confidential and anonymous submission by employees of concerns regarding questionable accounting or auditing matters.
Please use the links above to view the Company’s policies.