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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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Additional 2017 Proxy Season Guidelines Available

Glass Lewis has released additional updated policy guidelines for the 2017 proxy season.  The following markets have recently been published: United Kingdom Continental Europe Japan Guidelines for additional markets will be published over the next [...]

By |November 30, 2016|Blog|
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Proxy Season Insider – November 28

Highlights from the world of Proxy Papers you can’t afford to miss: CD Projekt, Associated British Foods, Christian Dior and Microsoft Corporation. CD Projekt SA Warsaw Stock Exchange – November 29 Could the gaming world [...]

By |November 28, 2016|Blog|

What Does the Pay Say?

The increasing spotlight on executive compensation shows no sign of abating, with the topic remaining a hot-button issue for shareholders and the general public alike, leading to critical headlines and political exhortations across the globe. Indeed, [...]

By |November 23, 2016|Blog|

Hampton-Alexander Review Increases Focus on Diversity at UK Companies

Government-backed reviews have called for greater diversity at both board and senior management levels at FTSE 350 companies. The Hampton-Alexander Review has reiterated the call made by its predecessor, the Davies Review, for FTSE 350 [...]

By |November 21, 2016|Blog|
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2017 Proxy Season Guidelines Now Available

Glass Lewis has started to release updated policy guidelines for the 2017 proxy season.  The following markets are now available: United States Canada Korea Singapore Indonesia Thailand Philippines Malaysia Shareholder Initiatives Guidelines for additional markets will [...]

By |November 18, 2016|Blog|
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Glass Lewis Issuer Data Report Service Enrollment Opens for 2017 Proxy Season

Program covers companies in North American and European markets. SAN FRANCISCO, LIMERICK (November 17, 2016)– Glass Lewis today announced the opening of enrollment for its 2017 Issuer Data Report (IDR) program, a service that enables [...]

By |November 17, 2016|Blog, Press Releases|
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Amendment on Executive Pay Leaves French Boards in a Bind

France’s legislative bodies have been debating the introduction of stricter say-on-pay rules for a the past few months (see blog post), but last Tuesday the final text of the amendment emerged (Amendment 161); its final [...]

By |November 11, 2016|Blog|
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The High Cost of Poor Oversight at ITT Educational Services

Beleaguered for-profit tertiary level education provider ITT Educational Services closed its doors abruptly in September as U.S. federal regulators clamped down on the company following a long series of accounting and oversight scandals. In an [...]

By |November 9, 2016|Blog|
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Proxy Season Insider – November 9

Highlights from the world of Proxy Papers you can’t afford to miss: Tesla Motors, Platinum Asset Management, Billabong International, Estia Health, Ainsworth Game Technology and Williams Companies.  Tesla Motors Inc. NASDAQ – November 17 Consistently [...]

By |November 9, 2016|Blog|
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Glass Lewis Submits Comments to SEC on Subpart 400 of Regulation S-K

On October 31, 2016, Glass Lewis submitted a letter to the SEC in response to an August 25, 2016 request for comment on the disclosure requirements covered under Subpart 400 of Regulation S-K. The items [...]

By |November 8, 2016|Blog, Regulatory Matters|
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