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Glass Lewis Season Preview & Coronavirus Policies for Japan’s Proxy Season

Glass Lewis expects all governance issues and most proposal types to be impacted by the coronavirus pandemic and we will exercise our existing discretion and pragmatism to prioritize timing, certainty, disclosure and voting on any [...]

By |May 12, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Glass Lewis Season Preview & Coronavirus Policies for Japan’s Proxy Season

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

Special Report: Japan – Surveys and Conversations

Glass Lewis’ Japan team had a busy 2017 engagement program. We learned a lot along the way, and in anticipation of the 2018 main season we’re sharing our findings in this special report. The report [...]

By |April 26, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Special Report: Japan – Surveys and Conversations

Glass Lewis’ Revised Statement Regarding Japan’s Stewardship Code

Glass Lewis has revised its statement regarding Japan's Stewardship Code, in November 2017. Download

By |November 27, 2017|Blog, Regulatory Matters|Comments Off on Glass Lewis’ Revised Statement Regarding Japan’s Stewardship Code

Kobe Steel: Scandal on the Rise in Japan, Trust on the Decline

A little over a month after the original story broke, Kobe Steel continues to make headlines for falsifying data on its products, and the problems continue to reach ever deeper. This scandal is just the latest in a long line to [...]

By |November 20, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Kobe Steel: Scandal on the Rise in Japan, Trust on the Decline

2017 Proxy Season Case Study Reviews Now Available

Glass Lewis' 2017 Proxy Season Case Studies are now available for a variety of markets. Our Case Study reviews provide perspectives on the recent proxy seasons in each region, with a focus on insights gained [...]

By |September 28, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on 2017 Proxy Season Case Study Reviews Now Available

Additional 2017 Proxy Season Guidelines Available

Glass Lewis has released additional updated policy guidelines for the 2017 proxy season.  The following markets have recently been published: United Kingdom Continental Europe Japan Guidelines for additional markets will be published over the next [...]

By |November 30, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Additional 2017 Proxy Season Guidelines Available

QUICK begins providing Glass Lewis’ Proxy Paper research reports to Nomura Asset Management

TOKYO (September 30th, 2016) QUICK, a leading Japanese provider of value-added, global financial and economic information, has started delivering Glass Lewis’ Proxy Paper research service to Nomura Asset Management, a leading institutional investor in Japan. [...]

By |October 7, 2016|Blog, Press Releases|Comments Off on QUICK begins providing Glass Lewis’ Proxy Paper research reports to Nomura Asset Management

2016 Japan Proxy Season Review

The 2016 proxy season was widely expected to build on the notable improvements and encouraging trends prompted by Japan’s recent legislative and regulatory efforts to strengthen its corporate governance practice. This was broadly the case [...]

By |September 1, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on 2016 Japan Proxy Season Review

Pikachu 2.0: How Pokémon GO Is a Success Story for Corporate Governance Reforms in Japan

Like a rampaging Godzilla through the streets of downtown Tokyo, Nintendo’s Pokémon GO smartphone app has shaken up the social gaming world. This cultural phenomenon has led millions of 20-to- 30-something- year-olds chasing virtual cartoon [...]

By |August 19, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Pikachu 2.0: How Pokémon GO Is a Success Story for Corporate Governance Reforms in Japan
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