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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Proxy Season Insider: March 20

Highlights from the world of Proxy Papers you can’t afford to miss! Toshiba Corporation Tokyo Stock Exchange – March 30 Toshiba Corporation, the shares of which edged closer to delisting after being placed on “Securities [...]

By |March 20, 2017|Blog|
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Proxy Season Insider – March 15

Highlights from the world of Proxy Papers you can’t afford to miss! Cypress Semiconductor Corporation NASDAQ – March 24 Cypress Semiconductor’s annual shareholding meeting has yet to be scheduled, but it’s already contested. Earlier this [...]

By |March 15, 2017|Blog|
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2017 Season Preview – North America

Glass Lewis presents a preview of the upcoming 2017 proxy season for the United States and Canadian markets. Senior members of the Glass Lewis research team discuss key topics and expectations for the 2017 proxy [...]

By |March 14, 2017|Blog, Proxy Talks|
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2017 Season Preview – United Kingdom

With the political agenda in the UK focussed on reforming poor corporate behaviour, the 2017 AGM season will provide a forum for debate on some of the most hotly contested issues. In Glass Lewis’ UK [...]

By |March 14, 2017|Blog, Proxy Talks|
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Toshiba Accounting Raises Questions Over Governance & Culture

Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it. This phrase unfortunately rings true for the Toshiba Corporation (“Toshiba”) as it faces yet another accounting crisis. On February 14, Toshiba delayed the [...]

By |February 27, 2017|Blog|
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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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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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