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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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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|Comments Off on Sims Metal Management: Tracking Pay for Performance Over Time with CGLytics

Proxy Season Lookback: CGG marks first binding ‘non’ on pay in France

The 2019 season marked French shareholders’ second opportunity to cast retrospective binding votes on executive compensation – and for the first time, shareholder votes prevented the payment of a bonus award, as well as the [...]

By |July 23, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Proxy Season Lookback: CGG marks first binding ‘non’ on pay in France

Case Study: When the Spirit and the Letter Diverge at Teleperformance and Eurazeo

As of 2018, France has one of the most restrictive say on pay regimes in the world. As such, it is perhaps unsurprising that issuers are beginning to find work-arounds and loopholes in Loi Sapin [...]

By |November 5, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Case Study: When the Spirit and the Letter Diverge at Teleperformance and Eurazeo

FRC Announces UK Governance Code Changes, Consultation

Proposed changes to the UK Corporate Governance Code centre on hot-button issues like corporate culture, executive pay, diversity and shareholder engagement, incorporating suggestions made in the UK government’s plans for corporate governance reform and an [...]

By |December 7, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on FRC Announces UK Governance Code Changes, Consultation

Proxy Season Insider: July 5

Highlights from the world of Proxy Papers you can’t afford to miss! Cabela's Incorporated New York Stock Exchange – July 11 Outdoor and sporting goods retailer Cabela's looks to obtain shareholder approval for its sale [...]

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Proxy Season Insider – December 8

Highlights from the world of Proxy Papers you can’t afford to miss: Westpac, ANZ Group, NAB Limited, Commonwealth Bank, Solocal, Mitsubishi Motors and Sims Metal Management Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA); Westpac Bank Corporation (WBC); [...]

By |December 8, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Proxy Season Insider – December 8

UK Seeking Comment on Governance Reform

After making bold campaign pledges on UK corporate reform, a consultation paper (PDF) released last week finds Theresa May’s government trying to balance its prior rhetoric against the practicalities of governance. The green paper, published [...]

By |December 7, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on UK Seeking Comment on Governance Reform

Investment Association Updates Remuneration Guidelines

The Investment Association (IA)—the leading trade association for trust and fund managers in the UK—has written to the chairs of remuneration committees in the FTSE 350 to outline changes to its Principles of Remuneration (“the [...]

By |November 3, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Investment Association Updates Remuneration Guidelines

France to Introduce Binding Pay Votes … In Some Form

The remuneration of top executives has been in the French Government’s crosshairs since François Hollande and the Socialist Party came into power in 2012, and now the French National Assembly has adopted a draft law [...]

By |September 22, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on France to Introduce Binding Pay Votes … In Some Form
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