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Glass Lewis Submission to SEBI on Issues Related to Proxy Advisors

On July 29, 2019, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (“SEBI”) issued a report submitted by the Working Group it formed in November 2018 to review certain issues related to proxy advisors. The report [...]

By |August 20, 2019|Blog, Regulatory Matters|Comments Off on Glass Lewis Submission to SEBI on Issues Related to Proxy Advisors

BPPG Formally Launch New 2019 Best Practice Principles for Shareholder Voting Research & Analysis

Leading Global Shareholder Voting Research & Analysis Providers Commit to New Governance & Oversight Structure in Independently Reviewed Updated 2019 Principles The Independent Review Chair of the Best Practice Principles for Shareholder Voting Research & Analysis Group (the “BPPG”), Dr. [...]

By |July 22, 2019|Blog, Press Releases, Regulatory Matters|Comments Off on BPPG Formally Launch New 2019 Best Practice Principles for Shareholder Voting Research & Analysis

Chaebols and Stewardship: Korean Air shareholders make history

In Korea, it is highly unlikely to see a board proposal rejected by shareholders, and this is especially true when it comes to electing and re-electing executives of Chaebols, or family-owned conglomerates. It is typical [...]

By |April 25, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Chaebols and Stewardship: Korean Air shareholders make history

Beyond MiFID II: Investment Stewardship is Changing Corporate Access

For institutional investors and companies, a perfect storm has been brewing for some time. It started with expanded proxy voting at company meetings and the growing influence and size of passive and index-based investors. This [...]

By |October 5, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Beyond MiFID II: Investment Stewardship is Changing Corporate Access

Shorter, Sharper – and More Flexible? The New UK Corporate Governance Code

When the Financial Reporting Council (“FRC”) submitted a draft version of its new UK Corporate Governance Code for consultation in December 2017, they were so inundated with responses (275 individual responses and far in excess [...]

By |July 16, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Shorter, Sharper – and More Flexible? The New UK Corporate Governance Code

Notes from the Road: Latin American Corporate Governance Roundtable

In mid-June, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) held its 2018 Latin American Corporate Governance Roundtable. Regulators, policy-makers, investors, market participants (and Glass Lewis) flew in from all over the region, and from [...]

By |July 11, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Notes from the Road: Latin American Corporate Governance Roundtable

Proxy Talk: Climate Change Roundtable 2018

Glass Lewis conducted a Proxy Talk to discuss climate change-related shareholder proposals up for vote during the 2018 proxy season with a panel of experts. Proxy season is back, and climate change is still at [...]

By |March 27, 2018|Blog, Proxy Talks|Comments Off on Proxy Talk: Climate Change Roundtable 2018

New Danish Governance Code Aims to Promote Active Stewardship

Nearly two years ago, the Danish Ministry of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs announced that it had tasked the Committee on Corporate Governance (“Committee”) with a review of the recommendations of the Danish Corporate Governance [...]

By |December 14, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on New Danish Governance Code Aims to Promote Active Stewardship

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

Taking Indian Corporate Governance to the Next Level?

In June 2017, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (“SEBI”) formed the Committee on Corporate Governance (the “Committee”) to examine corporate governance practices in India. Chaired by Uday Kotak, the Committee was also tasked [...]

By |October 24, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Taking Indian Corporate Governance to the Next Level?
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