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Glass Lewis Blog

The Glass Lewis Blog is regularly updated with information of use to our institutional investor clients including our insights on major corporate governance news, replays of Proxy Talk conference calls, and the publication of new guidelines, season previews, season reviews and special reports.

Deutsche Bank: How CGLytics Tools Inform Glass Lewis’ Pay and Governance Analysis

For public companies based in Germany, Glass Lewis’ assessment of a company’s remuneration practices balances quantitative data with a variety of qualitative considerations. Since its introduction in 2018, CGLytics’ data analysis has helped us understand [...]

By |October 14, 2019|Blog|

Persimmon plc: Building a Solid Foundation for Compensation Analysis Using CGLytics

Glass Lewis’ assessment of executive remuneration reflects a balance of quantitative and qualitative considerations, with CGLytics’ suite of tools underpinning the quantitative component. The Remuneration Analysis section, included in Proxy Papers for the UK and [...]

By |October 10, 2019|Blog|

Shutterfly: A Glass Lewis Equity Compensation Case Study

What exactly is a tech company? Shutterfly asked a similar question in proposing an amendment to their equity compensation program at the 2019 annual shareholder meeting. The plan included a number of best practice features [...]

By |October 8, 2019|Blog|

Call for Comment: Changing Markets Have Israeli Regulators Rethinking Governance Rules

Israeli regulators have opened a public consultation to discuss the perceived need to adapt corporate governance standards applying to non-controlled companies in the context of a visibly changing capital market. For Israeli companies a nucleus [...]

By |September 30, 2019|Blog|

CGLytics and Glass Lewis set a new standard for transparency in equity-based compensation

Newly released technology tests 11 key criteria that leading proxy advisor uses to assess plans [Amsterdam, London, San Francisco – September 19, 2019] – CGLytics, a leading global provider of governance data and analytics, and [...]

By |September 19, 2019|Blog, Press Releases|

SEC Proxy Recommendations Include Universal Ballot and Vote Confirmations

If effecting change at a single institution is like reversing the course of an aircraft carrier, revamping the proxy system is something akin to turning around a whole fleet. Undaunted by the task, it appears [...]

By |September 13, 2019|Blog, Regulatory Matters|

Glass Lewis CEO Katherine Rabin Resigns; Co-Founder Kevin Cameron Appointed Executive Chair

Company also bolsters operational and public policy expertise by expanding existing leadership team SAN FRANCISCO – Glass Lewis, the leading independent provider of global governance and support services, announces the resignation of CEO Katherine Rabin. [...]

By |September 11, 2019|Blog, Press Releases|

Capri Holdings: CGLytics Use Case Into Executive Compensation Benchmarking

Glass Lewis’ two-pronged approach to executive compensation analysis in the North American market is delineated between the quantitative analysis and a qualitative assessment. The quantitative portion, while anchored by the pay for performance grade, incorporates [...]

By |September 10, 2019|Blog|

Glass Lewis CEO Katherine Rabin Issues Statement Regarding SEC Guidance

On Wednesday the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued guidance related to “Investment Advisers’ Proxy Voting Responsibilities and the Application of Proxy Rules to Voting Advice.”  We look forward to reviewing the clarifications that [...]

By |August 22, 2019|Blog, Regulatory Matters|

Glass Lewis Submission to SEBI on Issues Related to Proxy Advisors

On July 29, 2019, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (“SEBI”) issued a report submitted by the Working Group it formed in November 2018 to review certain issues related to proxy advisors. The report [...]

By |August 20, 2019|Blog, Regulatory Matters|

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