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 Response To SEC Statement Regarding Staff Proxy Advisory Letters

The proxy advisor no-action letters, issued in 2004 to Egan-Jones and ISS, described the duty of investment advisers to ensure their proxy advisor(s) have the capacity and competency to adequately analyze proxy issues. While the [...]

Glass Lewis Response to U.S. Senate Banking Committee Letter, Including Clarification of Business Practices

On May 9, 2018, Glass Lewis received a letter from members of the U.S. Senate Banking Committee, seeking information regarding Glass Lewis and the business practices of proxy advisory firms: Senate Banking Committee Letter - [...]

By |June 18, 2018|Categories: Blog, Regulatory Matters|Tags: |

Legislative Update: HR 5756 Threatens Shareholder Proposal Resubmission Thresholds

Shareholder rights are once again under legislative threat. Introduced May 10, HR 5756 would require the SEC to adjust resubmission thresholds for shareholder proposals. The language mirrors that of the Financial CHOICE Act in calling [...]

FSC Taiwan’s Governance Roadmap Sets Ambitious Goals for Issuers (and Investors)

Taiwan’s long-awaited update to the 2013 Corporate Governance Roadmap is now available for review and public comment, the Financial Supervisory Commission Republic of China (FSC Taiwan) confirmed in a briefing. On March 27, FSC Taiwan [...]

Glass Lewis Submission of Public Comments on Proposed Changes to Singaporean Corporate Governance Practices

As discussed in our prior post, the Monetary Authority of Singapore sought input from stakeholders on possible changes to Singaporean corporate governance, following the release of the Consultation Paper on Recommendations of the Corporate Governance [...]

By |March 30, 2018|Categories: Blog, Regulatory Matters|

Glass Lewis Statement on H.R. 4015 – Corporate Governance Reform and Transparency Act of 2017

In response to the ongoing debate over H.R. 4015—a bill that was submitted to the U.S. Senate for consideration after approval by the House of Representatives on December 21, 2017— Glass Lewis would like to [...]