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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.

Revision of Spanish Governance Code Increases Gender Diversity Targets and Emphasis on Non-Financial Risks

On June 26, 2020 the Spanish National Securities Market Commission (Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores or “CNMV”) published some amendments to the Spanish Good Governance Code of Listed Companies (the “Code”). CNMV outlined four [...]

By |July 9, 2020|Blog, Regulatory Matters|

Board Gender Diversity: Hard Quota Introduced in the Netherlands

The Netherlands is one of the most progressive markets in Europe when it comes to corporate governance matters, with companies required to take ‘social acceptance’ into account when crafting their remuneration policies as part of [...]

By |July 7, 2020|Blog|

2020 Policy Guideline Updates – India

Glass Lewis’ Policy Guidelines provide an overview of our approach to governance and proxy research. Updated 2020 guidelines are now available for India. In developing our policies, we consider a diverse range of perspectives and [...]

By |June 23, 2020|Blog|

Proxy Season Insider: June 22

Important highlights from upcoming meetings, provided by Glass Lewis' global research team: Danone Euronext Paris June 26 Taking advantage of the “loi Pacte” implemented last summer, Danone is seeking shareholder approval to become the first [...]

By |June 22, 2020|Blog|

Proxy Season Insider: June 17

Important highlights from upcoming meetings, provided by Glass Lewis' global research team: Kyushu Railway Company Tokyo Stock Exchange June 23 Deja vu all over again. One year on from a nearly successful effort to partially [...]

By |June 17, 2020|Blog|

Proxy Season Insider: June 9

Important highlights from upcoming meetings, provided by Glass Lewis' global research team: Slack Technologies, Inc. New York Stock Exchange June 19 Unlike most tech companies, Slack eschewed an initial public offering for a direct listing [...]

By |June 10, 2020|Blog|

Proxy Season Insider: May 27

Important highlights from upcoming meetings, provided by Glass Lewis' global research team: Netflix, Inc. NASDAQ June 4 As of late last year, the “streaming wars” looked set to be one of the biggest non-political news [...]

By |May 27, 2020|Blog|

COVID-19: A New Backdrop to Governance, Remuneration and Stewardship

With the UK at the peak of AGM season, COVID-19 is forcing companies to rethink their arrangements for 2020. In a special contribution to Governance + Compliance magazine, Natasha O’Connor, Research Manager for Northern Europe [...]

By |May 22, 2020|Blog|

Proxy Season Insider: May 20

Important highlights from upcoming meetings, provided by Glass Lewis' global research team: Comcast Corporation NASDAQ June 3 In recent years, the reputations of household names in the news industry have been radically changed by a [...]

By |May 20, 2020|Blog|

Glass Lewis Season Preview & Coronavirus Policies for Japan’s Proxy Season

Glass Lewis expects all governance issues and most proposal types to be impacted by the coronavirus pandemic and we will exercise our existing discretion and pragmatism to prioritize timing, certainty, disclosure and voting on any [...]

By |May 12, 2020|Blog|
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