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.

Proxy Season Insider: November 5

Important highlights from upcoming meetings, provided by Glass Lewis' global research team Ardent Leisure Group Limited Australian Securities Exchange – November 13 It has been three years after the fatal accident on one of the [...]

By |November 4, 2019|Blog|

Glass Lewis Submission to Bursa Malaysia on Proposed Amendments to Listing Requirements 

Glass Lewis has submitted a response to the consultation paper from the Bursa Malaysia on proposed changes to the Main Market and ACE Market Listing Requirements. The changes that Glass Lewis commented on relate to: [...]

By |October 31, 2019|Blog, Regulatory Matters|

Glass Lewis Submission on Draft Governance Code (Philippines)

On October 10, 2019, the Securities and Exchange Commission Philippines released its Draft Code of Corporate Governance for Public Companies and Registered Issuers. The Draft Code is meant to update the existing corporate governance code, [...]

By |October 31, 2019|Blog, Regulatory Matters|

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|