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CGI Glass Lewis Names New Director of Research

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA (2 October 2018) – CGI Glass Lewis, the Australian subsidiary of Glass Lewis, the leading independent provider of global governance and engagement support services, today announced the appointment of Philip Foo as Director [...]

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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|Comments Off on Spanish Court Ruling Delivers Uncertainty on Director Pay

Special Report: Mind the Minder

The 2018 proxy season is in full swing, and Swiss issuers and investors are still navigating "VegüV” --the landmark 2013 legislation that put all executive pay to a binding shareholder vote, but left deciding how [...]

By |May 3, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Special Report: Mind the Minder

Payouts Voted Down at Sports Direct; Is Governance Back on Track?

At a special meeting earlier this week, the shareholders of Sports Direct International plc rejected a pair of proposals that would have given current and former management millions in respect of services rendered. It's a [...]

By |December 18, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Payouts Voted Down at Sports Direct; Is Governance Back on Track?

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|Comments Off on Mediaset Heads Off Vivendi But Questions Remain

Proxy Season Insider: May 31

Highlights from the world of Proxy Papers you can’t afford to miss! General Motors Company New York Stock Exchange – June 6 David Einhorn’s Greenlight Capital is seeking shareholder support at GM’s 2017 annual meeting [...]

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UK General Election: Corporate Governance Pledges (and Implications)

Both the Conservative and Labour parties have now published their manifestos ahead of the UK general election to be held on June 8 -- and both manifestos have significant implications for corporate governance and executive pay. [...]

By |May 22, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on UK General Election: Corporate Governance Pledges (and Implications)

Proxy Season Insider: April 17

Highlights from the world of Proxy Papers you can’t afford to miss! Credit Suisse Group SIX Swiss Exchange – April 25 After a painful year of restructuring, Credit Suisse is hoping its upcoming AGM will offer [...]

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UK Parliament Committee Calls for Employee Reps and the Abolition of LTIPs

Long-term incentives out, employee representatives in? The UK Parliament's Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee has included some notable recommendations in its report on an inquiry into corporate governance focused on executive pay, directors duties, [...]

By |April 5, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on UK Parliament Committee Calls for Employee Reps and the Abolition of LTIPs

2017 Season Preview – Asia

As the 2017 AGM season gets underway, Glass Lewis presents a preview of the upcoming 2017 proxy season for Asia. Senior members of the Glass Lewis research team discuss key developments of major Asian markets [...]

By |April 4, 2017|Blog, Proxy Talks|Comments Off on 2017 Season Preview – Asia
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