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CGI Glass Lewis Governance and Remuneration Forum – agreement, except for the incentives bit….

Guerdon Associates and CGI Glass Lewis held their twelfth annual Governance and Remuneration Forum in Sydney on 7 March and Perth on 12 March. Whereas the 2017 Forum was the product of the breakdown of [...]

By |April 17, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on CGI Glass Lewis Governance and Remuneration Forum – agreement, except for the incentives bit….

FSC Taiwan’s Governance Roadmap Sets Ambitious Goals for Issuers (and Investors)

Taiwan’s long-awaited update to the 2013 Corporate Governance Roadmap is now available for review and public comment, the Financial Supervisory Commission Republic of China (FSC Taiwan) confirmed in a briefing. On March 27, FSC Taiwan [...]

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LSE Board Contest Brings Early Holiday for Activists

In a startling development in a curious saga, the London Stock Exchange Group (“LSEG”) has released the circular for a general meeting to put to a shareholder vote a resolution to remove its chair, Donald Brydon, even though Mr. Brydon has already announced [...]

By |November 30, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on LSE Board Contest Brings Early Holiday for Activists

UniCredit Responds to Shareholder Activism

It's a sign of the times as Italian companies adjust to shifts in ownership and regulation: on December 4th, UniCredit S.p.A. will convene an extraordinary meeting to consider proposals intended to simplify its ownership structure [...]

By |November 3, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on UniCredit Responds to Shareholder Activism

Post Vote Update: Revisiting the P&G – Trian Contest

Frequently touted for its absolute scale, it seems fitting that the knock-down, drag-out fight between Trian and P&G is slated to continue into extra rounds. Indeed, P&G is the largest firm to ever face a [...]

By |October 18, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Post Vote Update: Revisiting the P&G – Trian Contest

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

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 [...]

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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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Proxy Season Insider: May 15

Highlights from the world of Proxy Papers you can’t afford to miss! Arconic Inc. New York Stock Exchange – May 25 Arconic’s first annual shareholder meeting following the separation of predecessor Aloca Inc.’s upstream and [...]

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Texas Bill Targets Activist Investors, Advisors

Regulations proposed by the Texas State Legislature would mark a blow to shareholder rights, subjecting investors, proxy advisors and other shareholder support firms to unprecedented disclosure requirements, and potentially serving to reverse the recent expansion [...]

By |April 6, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Texas Bill Targets Activist Investors, Advisors
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