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.

Changing the Timeline on Corporate Financial Reporting: SGX Scraps Quarterly Updates

When assessing the need to have frequent access to a company’s performance, is it always necessary for companies to submit quarterly financial performance reports? Or, is half-yearly reporting a sufficient time frame? These questions are [...]

By |January 15, 2020|Blog|

Sims Metal Management: Tracking Pay for Performance Over Time with CGLytics

CGI Glass Lewis assesses both executive remuneration structure and outcomes when considering our support for remuneration reports of ASX-listed entities. Concepts of appropriate structure and appropriate outcomes are related, given that strong remuneration structures should [...]

By |December 19, 2019|Blog|

Glass Lewis Finalizes Transition from Equilar to CGLytics

Since 2006, Glass Lewis' Pay-for-Performance Model and its A-F grading system (the “P4P Methodology”), have been assessing the alignment of executive compensation with company performance to determine our quantitative assessment of Say on Pay proposals [...]

By |December 18, 2019|Blog, Press Releases|

‘Social Acceptance’ of Dutch Remuneration Policies: Just a Legal Requirement or the Key to AGM Approval?

With the introduction of the Shareholder Rights Directive (“SRD II”) across the European Union, shareholders of Dutch companies will be asked to provide more regular feedback on the executive remuneration of their investee companies. Currently, [...]

By |December 11, 2019|Blog|

Proxy Season Insider: December 2

Important highlights from upcoming meetings, provided by Glass Lewis’ global research team: Elders Limited Australian Securities Exchange December 12 Despite delivering weaker financial outcomes compared to the prior financial year which resulted in no short-term [...]

By |December 2, 2019|Blog|

Proxy Season Insider: November 20

Important highlights from upcoming meetings, provided by Glass Lewis' global research team: Harvey Norman Holdings Limited  Australian Securities Exchange  November 27 Concerns about the composition and independence of the board at Harvey Norman have lasted [...]

By |November 19, 2019|Blog|

Proxy Season Insider: November 12

Important highlights from upcoming meetings, provided by Glass Lewis' global research team It’s only November, but Christmas appears to have come early for certain Australian executives. This week’s PSI looks at two companies that are [...]

By |November 11, 2019|Blog|

2020 Policy Guideline Updates – U.S., U.K., Canada, Europe, China, and more

Glass Lewis’ Policy Guidelines provide an overview of our approach to governance and proxy research. Updated guidelines are now available for the following markets: Canada China Continental Europe Israel Shareholder Initiatives Taiwan United Kingdom United [...]

By |November 4, 2019|Blog|

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|