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Disenfranchising Shareholders and Reducing Corporate Accountability: Comments Due on DOL Proposal to Limit Shareholder Voting by October 5, 2020    

Investors’ ability to manage assets and exercise shareholder voting rights to create value and mitigate risk are again under attack in Washington, D.C., this time by the Department of Labor (“DOL”). Fresh on the heels [...]

By |September 21, 2020|Blog, Regulatory Matters|Comments Off on Disenfranchising Shareholders and Reducing Corporate Accountability: Comments Due on DOL Proposal to Limit Shareholder Voting by October 5, 2020    

New SEC Guidance Increases Compliance Work for Investment Advisers; Leveraging Glass Lewis’ Existing Compliance Solutions to Meet Regulatory Expectations

As July turns to August and many of us think of extra time with family and perhaps even a covid-modified vacation, the SEC has continued what has become a regrettable late summer tradition during this [...]

By |August 6, 2020|Blog, Regulatory Matters|Comments Off on New SEC Guidance Increases Compliance Work for Investment Advisers; Leveraging Glass Lewis’ Existing Compliance Solutions to Meet Regulatory Expectations

Shareholder Voting Research Group Announces Appointment of Best Practice Principles (BPP) Oversight Committee Representatives

The Best Practice Principles Group for shareholder voting research (“BPPG”) and the independent Oversight Committee Chair, Dr. Stephen Davis, today announced the appointment of BPP Oversight Committee (“the Committee”) members who will monitor the Principles [...]

By |July 15, 2020|Blog, Press Releases, Regulatory Matters|Comments Off on Shareholder Voting Research Group Announces Appointment of Best Practice Principles (BPP) Oversight Committee Representatives

DOL Proposes Rule on ESG & Fiduciary Duties under ERISA: Call for Comment

On June 23, 2020, the Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued a proposed rule on plan fiduciaries’ duties when considering investments that incorporate environmental, social, and governance (“ESG”) factors. Now plan fiduciaries, asset managers, and other [...]

By |July 13, 2020|Blog, Regulatory Matters|Comments Off on DOL Proposes Rule on ESG & Fiduciary Duties under ERISA: Call for Comment

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

Glass Lewis Submission to the Securities and Exchange Board of India on Proposed Changes to Related Party Transactions Relations

Glass Lewis has submitted a response to the consultation paper from the Securities and Exchange Board of India on proposed changes to related party transactions (“RPTs”). The changes that Glass Lewis commented on relate to: [...]

By |February 27, 2020|Blog, Regulatory Matters|Comments Off on Glass Lewis Submission to the Securities and Exchange Board of India on Proposed Changes to Related Party Transactions Relations

Glass Lewis Comments on Spanish Corporate Code Revision

Glass Lewis has submitted a response to the Spanish consultation on the proposed changes to the Spanish Corporate Governance Code. The current proposal for the revision of the Code focuses on adapting the recommendations to [...]

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Glass Lewis Submits Comment Letter to SEC on Proposed Amendments to Exemptions from the Proxy Rules for Proxy Voting Advice

Glass Lewis has submitted a comment letter regarding the United States Securities and Exchange Commission regarding the proposed Amendments to Exemptions from the Proxy Rules for Proxy Voting Advice. As a proxy advisor, Glass Lewis [...]

By |February 4, 2020|Blog, Regulatory Matters|Comments Off on Glass Lewis Submits Comment Letter to SEC on Proposed Amendments to Exemptions from the Proxy Rules for Proxy Voting Advice

Best Practice Principles Group for Shareholder Voting Research Announce Appointment of Independent Oversight Committee Chair

The Best Practice Principles Group (“BPPG”) today announced the appointment of independent Oversight Committee Chair, Dr Stephen Davis. Dr Davis’ appointment follows extensive stakeholder consultation and publication of the BPPG’s new 2019 Best Practice Principles [...]

By |January 31, 2020|Blog, Press Releases, Regulatory Matters|Comments Off on Best Practice Principles Group for Shareholder Voting Research Announce Appointment of Independent Oversight Committee Chair

Glass Lewis Comment Letter on Proposed Revisions to Japan’s Stewardship Code

Glass Lewis has submitted a comment letter on proposed Revisions to the Principles for Responsible Institutional Investors ≪Japan’s Stewardship Code≫. In particular, Glass Lewis shared comments regarding the new Principle 8, which provides guidance to [...]

By |January 28, 2020|Blog, Regulatory Matters|Comments Off on Glass Lewis Comment Letter on Proposed Revisions to Japan’s Stewardship Code
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