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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 [...]

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2019 Policy Guideline Updates: Netherlands, Germany, and Japan

Glass Lewis’ Policy Guidelines provide an overview of our approach to governance and proxy research. Updated guidelines are now available for the Netherlands, Germany, and Japan, and updates to other markets will be released soon. Current [...]

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SEC Roundtable on the Proxy Process: Glass Lewis Statement to the Record

As part of its contribution to the SEC Staff Roundtable on the Proxy Process, on November 14 Glass Lewis submitted a statement to the record. You can read the statement here. The statement sets out Glass [...]

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2019 Policy Guideline Updates: United Kingdom, France, Italy, and more

Glass Lewis’ Policy Guidelines provide an overview of our approach to governance and proxy research. Updated guidelines are now available for Denmark, Continental Europe, Finland, France, Greece, Italy, Norway, Poland, Russia, Spain, Sweden, and United Kingdom, and updates to other markets will be released soon. Current [...]

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2019 Policy Guideline Updates: United States, Canada, Shareholder Initiatives, Israel

Glass Lewis’ Policy Guidelines provide an overview of our approach to governance and proxy research. Updated guidelines are now available for the United States, Canada, Israel, and Shareholder Initiatives, and updates to other markets will be [...]

By |October 24, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on 2019 Policy Guideline Updates: United States, Canada, Shareholder Initiatives, Israel

SEC Proxy Roundtable to Look at Shareholder Proposals, Proxy Advisors, Universal Ballots and More

The health of the U.S. proxy system is about to get a check-up. On July 30, SEC chair Jay Clayton announced a roundtable to examine whether existing rules have kept pace with changes to the [...]

By |August 3, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on SEC Proxy Roundtable to Look at Shareholder Proposals, Proxy Advisors, Universal Ballots and More

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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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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Proxy Talk: Navient and Student Loans

Glass Lewis hosted a Proxy Talk to discuss Navient Corporation's exposure to financial and reputational risks relating to the U.S. student loan crisis. Navient, which services and collects student loans, is facing a shareholder proposal [...]

By |May 1, 2018|Blog, Proxy Talks|Comments Off on Proxy Talk: Navient and Student Loans
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