Regulatory Matters 

Glass Lewis actively engages with regulatory bodies around the world and frequently provides them perspectives from the proxy advisory industry, information on our policies and procedures, and input on pending regulations.

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Regulatory Matters Blog

Glass Lewis Submission on Spanish SRD II Consultation: Introduction of Loyalty Shares

Glass Lewis has submitted a response to the Spanish consultation on the proposed changes to Spanish Companies Law which transposes Shareholder Rights Directive II ("SRD") into national legislation. While most of the proposed changes are [...]

Glass Lewis Submission to SEBI Consultation on the Issuance of Equity Shares with Differential Voting Rights

On March 20, 2019, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (“SEBI”) released a consultation paper (the “Paper”) that discusses the prospect of differential voting rights shares (“DVRs”) being made available to listed issuers in [...]

By |April 22, 2019|Categories: Blog, Regulatory Matters|Tags: , , |

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|Categories: Blog, Regulatory Matters|Tags: , , , |

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|Categories: Blog, Regulatory Matters|Tags: , , , , |

Glass Lewis Submission of Public Comments on German Corporate Governance Code Consultation

The German Corporate Governance Code has just come to the end of a consultation phase, with market participants being invited to provide feedback on a large number of proposed amendments. The consultation may result in [...]

Washington Update – Proxy Process Focus Continues

Following the SEC Proxy Roundtable last month, the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Development held a hearing on Proxy Process and Rules: Examining Current Practices and Potential Changes. The December 6th hearing allowed [...]