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.

Legislative Update: Universal Ballots in Peril, Hearing to Rethink SOX Set for July 18

As investors wait for the U.S. Senate to consider the Financial CHOICE Act, one of its most damaging corporate governance provisions has found its way to a house spending bill. The 2018 Financial Services and [...]

By |July 18, 2017|Blog|

Glass Lewis Opens London Office

Global Governance and Engagement-Support Firm Further Expands in Europe LONDON (17 July 2017) – Glass Lewis, the leading independent provider of global governance and engagement-support services, today announced the opening of a London office dedicated to [...]

By |July 17, 2017|Blog, Press Releases|

MENA Markets Opening to the Outside World

Mohammad Skaiky, analyst covering the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA) at Glass Lewis, shares his thoughts on the development of corporate governance standards in the region following two recent regional conferences focused on [...]

By |July 11, 2017|Blog|

Mediaset Heads Off Vivendi But Questions Remain

An expected battle for control over Mediaset may have been averted, but the Italian broadcaster's 2017 annual meeting was still animated by unexpected developments. Mediaset has long been controlled by the Berlusconi family's Fininvest. French [...]

By |July 10, 2017|Blog|
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Proxy Season Insider: July 5

Highlights from the world of Proxy Papers you can’t afford to miss! Cabela's Incorporated New York Stock Exchange – July 11 Outdoor and sporting goods retailer Cabela's looks to obtain shareholder approval for its sale [...]

By |July 5, 2017|Blog|
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Bank of England Highlights Climate Change Risk

The Bank of England's Q2 Quarterly Bulletin focuses on an area of risk that is considered increasingly significant by a number of investors. No, not liquidity levels, ring-fencing, or consumer fees; instead, the BoE has [...]

By |June 20, 2017|Blog|
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Proxy Season Insider: June 19

Highlights from the world of Proxy Papers you can’t afford to miss! Toshiba Corporation Tokyo Stock Exchange – June 28 This is a low. Toshiba has been plumbing the depths for several years now, with [...]

By |June 19, 2017|Blog|
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Vote-Buying Scheme Clouds LIQ Contested Meeting

Facing a contested election, Liquor Stores N.A. (Toronto Stock Exchange: LIQ) is paying brokers and advisers a per-share fee to deliver votes in favour of management. The use of a soliciting dealer group in the [...]

By |June 15, 2017|Blog|
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Meetyl Introduces Version 2.0 of CG Direct Platform

New features include dramatic expansion of data and analytics SAN FRANCISCO (June 15, 2017) – Meetyl, operator of the world’s most powerful direct corporate access platform, today announced important enhancements to its groundbreaking suite of services for corporate [...]

By |June 15, 2017|Blog, Press Releases|
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Proxy Season Insider: June 13

Highlights from the world of Proxy Papers you can’t afford to miss! Mizuho Financial Group Inc; Resona Holdings Inc.; UT Group Co. Ltd Tokyo Stock Exchange – June 23 (Mizuho & Resona), June 24 (UT [...]

By |June 13, 2017|Blog|