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Glass Lewis Blog

The Glass Lewis Blog is regularly updated with information of use to our institutional investor clients including our insights on major corporate governance news, replays of Proxy Talk conference calls, and the publication of new guidelines, season previews, season reviews and special reports.

Renault’s Stakeholders: “Pas Content!”

The defeat of an advisory pay proposal at Renault, and the board's dismissive reaction, have brought questions of governance to the fore—not least concerning the governance of French corporate governance itself, and whether corporate France’s [...]

By |May 26, 2016|Blog|
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Proxy Season Insider – May 25

Highlights from the world of Proxy Papers you can’t afford to miss: Frontier Services Group, Shire plc, Cheniere Energy, Ainsworth Game Technology and Imagi International Holdings Frontier Services Group Limited HKSE – June 1, 2016 [...]

By |May 25, 2016|Blog|
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Proxy Season Insider – May 23

Highlights from the world of Proxy Papers you can’t afford to miss: McDonald’s Corporation, Loudong General Nice Resources (China) Holdings Limited, Nexity S.A., Twitter Inc, Chevron Corporation, Best Denki Co., Ltd McDonald’s Corporation NYSE – [...]

By |May 23, 2016|Blog|
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Third Point’s Successful Shareholder Activism a Sign of Progress in Japanese Corporate Governance

Historically, shareholder activism has rarely been successful at Japanese companies. However, as Japan moves closer to a Western model of corporate governance, shareholders may be playing a larger role in the strategy and leadership of [...]

By |May 23, 2016|Blog|
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Proxy Season Insider – May 20

Highlights from the world of Proxy Papers you can’t afford to miss: CBS Corporation, Telecom Italia S.p.A., Exxon Mobil Corporation., Ltd., Dassault Systèmes SE, iRobot Corporation, Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc. CBS Corporation NYSE - May 26, [...]

By |May 20, 2016|Blog|
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Shareholders Warming to Increased Climate Risk Disclosure

On May 25th, shareholders will vote on several high-profile shareholder resolutions at Exxon Mobil Corporation, Chevron Corporation and Southern Company. The proposals request the companies disclose more information concerning exposure to climate change-related risks. Support [...]

By |May 19, 2016|Blog|
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Proxy Season Insider – May 18

Highlights from the world of Proxy Papers you can’t afford to miss: Deutsche Bank AG, Green Dot Corporation, China CYTS Tours Holding Co., Ltd., Stock Spirits Group plc, Vornado Realty Trust, Royal Dutch Shell plc [...]

By |May 18, 2016|Blog|
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Glass Lewis Testimony on “Proxy Advisory Firm Reform Act of 2016”

The written statement of Katherine Rabin, Chief Executive Officer of Glass, Lewis & Co. to the Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises, U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services . Presented May [...]

By |May 17, 2016|Regulatory Matters|
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Proxy Season Insider – May 12

Highlights from the world of Proxy Papers you can’t afford to miss: Amazon.com Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc. Chesapeake Lodging Trust, Spark Infrastructure Group, Sydney Airport and Li & Fung Limited. Amazon.com, Inc. NASDAQ - [...]

By |May 12, 2016|Blog|
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SEC Sharpens Clawbacks

Last week, a six-agency brain trust of regulators released a draft of rules to implement section 956 of the Dodd-Frank Act, covering incentive-based pay arrangements that could encourage risk or excessive pay among financial institutions. [...]

By |May 9, 2016|Blog|
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