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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.

The Glass Lewis 2020 Public Company Engagement Review is Here!

Connecting with public companies helps Glass Lewis research analysts understand the unique industry and regulatory matters affecting public companies and the shareholders who invest in them. To help the market understand the philosophy behind our [...]

By |February 17, 2021|Blog|

Glass Lewis Submission to SEBI Consultation on Election & Appointment of Directors

Under the Indian Companies Act, 2013 (the Act), whole-time or executive directors and managing directors are generally appointed through two different shareholder resolutions, one under Section 152 of the Act approving their election as a [...]

By |February 15, 2021|Blog, Regulatory Matters|

Boardroom Governance: Surveying the Proxy Advisory Landscape with Glass Lewis

Evan Epstein’s Boardroom Governance podcast provides insights from leading corporate governance experts in a long-form conversation format. This week’s episode focuses on the proxy advisory landscape, and features an interview with Nichol Garzon-Mitchell, Senior Vice [...]

By |February 10, 2021|Blog|

Taking Stock: Glass Lewis on Gender Diversity in the FTSE 350

The need for gender diversity at board level has been a high-profile governance issue for investors, companies, and the broader community for several years now. For the UK, in particular, 2020 marked a benchmark year [...]

By |February 1, 2021|Blog|

CGI Glass Lewis Announces Leadership Promotions in APAC

Stanley Soosur promoted to Country Head - Australia and Philip Foo promoted to Vice President - APAC Research and Engagement SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA (February 1, 2021) – CGI Glass Lewis (CGI), the Australian subsidiary of Glass [...]

By |January 31, 2021|Blog, Press Releases|

Explaining Glass Lewis’ Approach to Executive Pay in the Context of COVID-19

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has affected corporate governance from the beginning, and the disruption looks set to continue through the upcoming 2021 proxy season. Beyond the question of how to even hold shareholder meetings in [...]

By |January 26, 2021|Blog, Guidelines|

Glass Lewis Announces Governance Hub for Public Companies

A Simplified Solution That Provides Valuable Governance Tools and Resources SAN FRANCISCO (January 25, 2021) – Glass Lewis, the leading provider of independent global governance solutions, announces the launch of the Glass Lewis Governance Hub [...]

By |January 25, 2021|Blog, Press Releases|

Crack in the Foundation? The Future of Dutch Poison Pills

Companies in the Netherlands have long relied on a unique form of anti-takeover measure to protect themselves against unwanted advances. But with shareholders pushing back, and the government increasingly involving itself in protecting Dutch companies, [...]

By |January 22, 2021|Blog|

Operation Warp-Pay: How 10b5-1 Plans Allowed Pfizer and Moderna Executives to Cash In

With Pfizer and Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccines in the headlines, the companies’ executive teams have also attracted attention because of the sizeable stock sales they benefitted from after positive trial developments were announced. Although the timing [...]

By |January 21, 2021|Blog|

Glass Lewis’ Updated Approach to Virtual Meetings Globally

In a world of increasing interconnectivity and digitalisation, shareholder meetings have, until recently, largely remained an analogue affair. In the United States, where remote participation in shareholder meetings has been legally permissible in some states [...]

By |January 14, 2021|Blog|
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