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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.

Spanish Court Ruling Delivers Uncertainty on Director Pay

Oversight and governance of public company remuneration in Spain had long been straightforward – until a recent Supreme Court ruling muddied the waters. Article 217 of Spanish Companies Law (“LSC”) provides shareholders at the general [...]

By |June 21, 2018|Blog|

Proxy Season Insider: June 19

Important highlights from upcoming meetings, provided by Glass Lewis' global research team PJSC Gazprom Moscow Exchange – June 29 With the world's attention focused on Russia, there's another ongoing international competition besides the football: the [...]

By |June 19, 2018|Blog|

Glass Lewis Response to U.S. Senate Banking Committee Letter, Including Clarification of Business Practices

On May 9, 2018, Glass Lewis received a letter from members of the U.S. Senate Banking Committee, seeking information regarding Glass Lewis and the business practices of proxy advisory firms: Senate Banking Committee Letter - [...]

By |June 18, 2018|Blog, Regulatory Matters|

Proxy Season Insider: June 12

Important highlights from upcoming meetings, provided by Glass Lewis' global research team Alpine Electronics Inc. Tokyo Stock Exchange – June 21 No doubt looking to upgrade the low end performance of it sound system, Alps [...]

By |June 12, 2018|Blog|

Continuing Ahold Delhaize: Explaining the Dutch Poison Pill

Ahold Delhaize, the biggest food retail group in the Benelux region with a rough market cap of €25 billion, is facing pushback from shareholders over a unique Dutch practice. The company recently announced that it [...]

By |June 6, 2018|Blog|

Proxy Season Insider: June 5

Important highlights from upcoming meetings, provided by Glass Lewis' global research team Hospitality Properties Trust NASDAQ – June 14 Governance problems are a common theme among publicly traded REITs affiliated with The RMR Group, and [...]

By |June 5, 2018|Blog|

Proxy Season Insider: May 30

Important highlights from upcoming meetings, provided by Glass Lewis' global research team Netflix, Inc. NASDAQ – June 6 As in recent years, the agenda at Netflix features a variety of shareholder proposals covering topics like [...]

By |May 30, 2018|Blog|

Legislative Update: HR 5756 Threatens Shareholder Proposal Resubmission Thresholds

Shareholder rights are once again under legislative threat. Introduced May 10, HR 5756 would require the SEC to adjust resubmission thresholds for shareholder proposals. The language mirrors that of the Financial CHOICE Act in calling [...]

By |May 25, 2018|Blog, Regulatory Matters|

Elliott and a Coalition of Shareholders vs. Vivendi at Telecom Italia

The spotlight has been on Telecom Italia since Vivendi, the French media conglomerate controlled by Vincent Bolloré, built up a 24% stake in 2016. In the past few months, the glare has intensified over a [...]

By |May 25, 2018|Blog|

Proxy Season Insider: May 22

Important highlights from upcoming meetings, provided by Glass Lewis' global research team Hyundai Mobis Co., Ltd. Korea Exchange – May 29 The upcoming special meeting of shareholders of Hyundai Mobis Co. Ltd. sets up another [...]

By |May 22, 2018|Blog|

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