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Washington Update – Proxy Process Focus Continues

Following the SEC Proxy Roundtable last month, the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Development held a hearing on Proxy Process and Rules: Examining Current Practices and Potential Changes. The December 6th hearing allowed [...]

By |December 7, 2018|Blog, Regulatory Matters|Comments Off on Washington Update – Proxy Process Focus Continues

The Changing Regulatory Role of India’s Reserve Bank

The Indian banking sector is no stranger to controversy. In particular, the growth of non-performing assets has prompted the Reserve Bank of India (“RBI”) to intensify its regulatory scrutiny in a push for greater transparency. [...]

By |November 26, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on The Changing Regulatory Role of India’s Reserve Bank

Australian Financial Institutions in the Hot Seat – CBA

We examine Commonwealth Bank of Australia Limited (“CBA”) in the fifth instalment of our series on alleged wrongdoings in the Australian financial services sector. Before we jump into the following litany of grievances, one could [...]

By |October 18, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Australian Financial Institutions in the Hot Seat – CBA

Regime Change Begins at Home: China’s New Governance Code

Recent listings have brought giants of Chinese industry to U.S. shores, from Twitter-like micro-blogging service Weibo to e-commerce sites such as Alibaba and JD.com. Back in China, the listings have also served to expose regulators [...]

By |October 4, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Regime Change Begins at Home: China’s New Governance Code

Australian Financial Institutions in the Hot Seat – Suncorp

We examine Suncorp Group Limited (“Suncorp”) in the fourth instalment of our series on alleged wrongdoings in the Australian financial services sector. Royal Commission The Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial [...]

By |September 25, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Australian Financial Institutions in the Hot Seat – Suncorp

Australian Financial Institutions in the Hot Seat – NAB

We examine National Australia Bank Limited (“NAB”) in the third instalment of our series on alleged wrongdoings in the Australian financial services sector. Royal Commission The Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and [...]

By |September 24, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Australian Financial Institutions in the Hot Seat – NAB

Australian Financial Institutions in the Hot Seat – ANZ

We examine Australia & New Zealand Banking Group Limited (“ANZ”) in the second instalment of our series on alleged wrongdoings in the Australian financial services sector. Royal Commission The Royal Commission into Misconduct in the [...]

By |September 20, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Australian Financial Institutions in the Hot Seat – ANZ

Australian Financial Institutions in the Hot Seat – Westpac

Australian financial institutions have been under the microscope over the past year, facing the scrutiny of a royal commission and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (“ASIC”), the corporate regulator. We will publish a series [...]

By |September 20, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Australian Financial Institutions in the Hot Seat – Westpac

Auditor Ratification in India: Are Shareholders Missing Out?

Recent changes to Indian law have resulted in a decreased number of auditor ratification (and audit fee ratification) proposals being submitted to shareholders during the 2018 proxy season – just as accounting scandals have shareholders [...]

By |July 2, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Auditor Ratification in India: Are Shareholders Missing Out?

In France, A New Code for New Times

Last week AFEP, the French Association of Large Companies, and MEDEF, the Movement of the Enterprises of France, released an updated version of their corporate governance code, which is followed by virtually all large- and [...]

By |June 28, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on In France, A New Code for New Times
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