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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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2016 Australia, New Zealand, South Africa Season Preview

Gender diversity and board skills matrix disclosure are two of the hot topics in the Australian market, and together with business strategy, financial performance and risk management, continue to be the focus points for engagement [...]

By |October 18, 2016|Blog|
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Proxy Season Insider – October 17

Highlights from the world of Proxy Papers you can’t afford to miss: BHP Billiton, Bellamy’s, Bapcor, carsales.com, Origin Energy and Pacific Current. BHP Billiton plc & BHP Billiton Limited London Stock Exchange and Australian Securities [...]

By |October 17, 2016|Blog|
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QUICK begins providing Glass Lewis’ Proxy Paper research reports to Nomura Asset Management

TOKYO (September 30th, 2016) QUICK, a leading Japanese provider of value-added, global financial and economic information, has started delivering Glass Lewis’ Proxy Paper research service to Nomura Asset Management, a leading institutional investor in Japan. [...]

By |October 7, 2016|Blog, Press Releases|
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2016 Continental Europe Season Review

The strong culture of engagement between issuers and shareholders in Europe proved to be a defining theme of the 2016 proxy season. The most striking developments during the season demonstrate the dichotomy between the progress [...]

By |October 5, 2016|Blog|
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Equilar Webinar – Engaging with Glass Lewis

Equilar recently hosted Glass Lewis for a webinar to discuss successful engagement strategies, "Engaging with Glass Lewis in 2017 - What Issuers Need to Know".  Learn what materials companies should use to prepare and present for [...]

By |October 3, 2016|Blog|

France to Introduce Binding Pay Votes … In Some Form

The remuneration of top executives has been in the French Government’s crosshairs since François Hollande and the Socialist Party came into power in 2012, and now the French National Assembly has adopted a draft law [...]

By |September 22, 2016|Blog|
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Game over for Ubisoft?

Ubisoft’s September 29 shareholder meeting looks set to be a fraught affair due to the entrance of Vivendi on the company's share register. Vivendi, under the direction of its chairman, Vincent Bolloré, has been building [...]

By |September 20, 2016|Blog|

Is Russia Easing Administrative Burdens, or Cutting Minority Shareholders Out?

Russia’s Federal Law on Joint Stock Companies seems to undergo constant revision and this year has proved no exception. Of the changes being enacted, one particular set of amendments relating to “major transactions with interested [...]

By |September 16, 2016|Blog|
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Sports Direct’s AGM: From Casino to Circus

As the dust settles on Sports Direct’s circus-like 2016 AGM, shareholders might well be feeling a little less than satisfied with the events of September 7th. The palpable tension which had mounted in the months [...]

By |September 14, 2016|Blog|
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Glass Lewis Statement on H.R. 5983, the “Financial CHOICE Act of 2016.”

The written statement of Katherine Rabin, Chief Executive Officer of Glass, Lewis & Co. for today's markup of H.R. 5983, the "Financial CHOICE Act of 2016."   Submitted September 13, 2016, to the U.S. House [...]

By |September 13, 2016|Regulatory Matters|
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