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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.

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SGX Seeking Comment on Dual Share Class Listing Framework

The prospect of whether companies listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange (“SGX”) might be able to adopt dual or multiple class share structure has been a topic of much consideration. Singapore and most other Asia-Pacific [...]

By |February 24, 2017|Blog|
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Glass Lewis Integrates ESG Content from Sustainalytics into Proxy Research Reports and Voting Platform

SAN FRANCISCO; AMSTERDAM (February 23, 2017) – Glass Lewis, the leading independent provider of global governance and engagement support services, today announced that ratings, data and analysis from partner Sustainalytics have been integrated into its [...]

By |February 23, 2017|Blog, Press Releases|
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Activist Elliott to Exit Alliance after Achieving its Aims

The board of Alliance Trust plc has agreed to buy out the 19.75% stake of Elliott Advisors, the US activist investor that has successfully pushed through a raft of management and structural changes at the [...]

By |February 9, 2017|Blog|
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Updates to Glass Lewis Model Used for U.S. Equity-Based Compensation Analysis

Glass Lewis assesses U.S. equity-based compensation plans in the context of potential equity value creation, utilizing an in-house model that evaluates plans based on three categories: program size and granting history; program cost; and program [...]

By |February 3, 2017|Blog|
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Meetyl Launches CG Direct, a Breakthrough Solution for Corporate Governance Engagement

New partnership with Proxy Insight delivers comprehensive data and analytics SAN FRANCISCO (Feb 2, 2017) – Meetyl, the operator of the world’s most powerful direct corporate-access platform, today introduced a new suite of services dedicated [...]

By |February 2, 2017|Press Releases|
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INVITATION: 2017 Shareholder Engagement & Communication forum in London

As program sponsors, Glass Lewis and Meetyl are delighted to support Skytop's Shareholder Engagement & Communication forum at the Bloomsbury in London on 7 February. As public companies in the UK and Europe increasingly engage [...]

By |February 1, 2017|Blog|
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Imperial Pulls Back Pay Policy Under Investor Pressure

With the crocuses yet to bloom, a row over executive pay ahead of Imperial Brands plc’s February 1 annual general meeting may be the first sign that spring is coming – and with it, proxy [...]

By |January 27, 2017|Blog|
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Glass Lewis and QUICK partner to deliver global proxy research and voting to Daiwa Asset Management

QUICK has started delivering Glass Lewis’ proxy voting platform, Viewpoint, to Daiwa Asset Management, a leading institutional investor in Japan. Viewpoint is Glass Lewis’ premium, leading-edge solution for institutional investors to manage all of their [...]

By |January 12, 2017|Press Releases|
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Broadening the Boardroom

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has recently backtracked on her proposals to increase employee representation on boards. It was an idea which had largely been confined to the wilderness of UK governance for several decades [...]

By |January 9, 2017|Blog|
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Necessary rebellion? Shareholder activism at Solocal

The recent experiences of Solocal provide us with a good opportunity to consider the effects of shareholder activism at French listed companies. Previously known as Pages Jaunes, or the Yellow Pages, Solocal has suffered significantly [...]

By |January 4, 2017|Blog|
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