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: March 27

Important highlights from upcoming meetings, provided by Glass Lewis' global research team Panalpina WeltTransport (Holding) AG SIX Swiss Exchange – April 5 Panalpina’s 46% shareholder, who has dominated proceedings since IPO due to a 5% [...]

By |March 27, 2019|Blog|

Webinar: Report Feedback Statement Service

CEO KT Rabin and VP Research & Engagement Kern McPherson discuss key details of Glass Lewis’ new Report Feedback Statement (RFS) service in this nine-minute webinar. WATCH The RFS service provides public companies and shareholder [...]

By |March 20, 2019|Blog|

Getting Away with It: Bribery Culture in Indonesia

One of the major hurdles faced by Indonesian companies is simply obtaining licences and permits. Due to multiple overlaps of jurisdictions between the national, provincial, and regional governments, companies have to spend significant time and [...]

By |March 20, 2019|Blog|

Proxy Season Insider: March 19

Important highlights from upcoming meetings, provided by Glass Lewis' global research team Telecom Italia Borsa Italiana – March 29 After 2018’s three-part campaign of contested meetings, Telecom Italia shareholders were likely hoping for some stability--but [...]

By |March 19, 2019|Blog|

2019 Proxy Season Previews Now Available

The following podcasts and documents were made available to Glass Lewis' clients over the last month, and are now being shared publicly: Glass Lewis presents previews of the upcoming proxy season for key markets around [...]

By |March 18, 2019|Blog|

Glass Lewis Launches Report Feedback Statement Service

Service Will Be Piloted in Spring 2019 for U.S. Company Annual General Meetings SAN FRANCISCO (14 March 2019) – Glass Lewis, the leading independent provider of global governance and engagement support services, today announced the [...]

By |March 14, 2019|Blog, Press Releases|

Spain is first country to mandate shareholder votes on “non-financial” ESG reporting

On December 28, 2018 the Spanish government approved Law 11/2018, which transposes EU Directive 2014/95/EU on disclosure of non-financial and diversity information into Spanish law. The new law amends the Spanish Commercial Code by specifying [...]

By |February 20, 2019|Blog|

Tug-of-war over Oslo Børs could reframe Nordic governance

Oslo Børs is the last independent stock exchange in the Nordics, owned by several institutional investors since its privatisation in 2001. However, this might be about to change, as a bidding war has emerged between [...]

By |February 14, 2019|Blog|

Glass Lewis Submission of Public Comments on Dutch ‘Thinking Period’ Consultation

Glass Lewis has submitted a response to the Dutch consultation, which ended on February 7, 2019, on a legislative proposal to implement a 250-day bedenktijd ('thinking period'). The proposal would implement a 250-day thinking period [...]

By |February 11, 2019|Blog, Regulatory Matters|

CGI Glass Lewis: Initial Response to Royal Commission Final Report

Earlier this week the Final Report of the Australian Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry (“the Royal Commission”) was released to the public. Responses from financial institutions, regulators and [...]

By |February 7, 2019|Blog, Regulatory Matters|