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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 [...]

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Legislative Update: HR 4015 Puts Proxy Advisor Regulation Back on U.S. House Agenda

Regulation of proxy advisors is back on the U.S. legislative agenda. If enacted, the proposed rules could create delays to the delivery and threats to the independence of proxy research, with investors footing the bill. [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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