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January 19, 2018 A peek at what lies ahead for the 2018 proxy seasonSource: Financial Posts
It may still be winter, but the next few months also carry another moniker that can give corporate managers chills: proxy season.
January 11, 2018 McDonald’s Agrees to Global Phase-Out of Polystyrene Packaging; As You Sow Claims CreditSource: Environmental Leader
McDonald’s has agreed to end the use of polystyrene foam packaging globally by the end of this year, says shareholder advocacy group As You Sow. A proposal filed by As You Sow urging the company to phase out of polystyrene was...
October 31, 2017 Governance issues front and centre as 2018 proxy season gears upSource: Financial Post
The 2018 proxy season is months away but issuers can expect no let up on a host of governance matters that concern institutional investors.
September 21, 2017 Looking Ahead to the 2018 Proxy Season: Preparing for CEO Pay Ratio Rules Disclosure RequirementsSource: Lexology
As part of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act enacted in July 2010, Congress directed the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to adopt pay ratio disclosure requiring public companies to disclose...
August 21, 2017 CalPERS Flexes its Proxy MusclesSource: Chief Investment Officer
The California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS), with its $330 billion invested in more than 10,000 public companies, is again using its voting rights to effect changes that reflect its policies and principles during...
Source: Fox Business
Roughly 400 publicly traded American companies with no women on their board ignored a request to make a bigger effort on gender diversity when approached by one of the largest asset managers in the world.
July 19, 2017 AS PROXY SEASON WINDS DOWN, A LOOK AT THE NUMBERSSource: Bloomberg
There were 231 shareholder proposal no-action letter requests submitted to the SEC in the first half of 2017, compared with 218 proposals submitted for no-action letter relief during the same time period in 2016, according to...
Mylan NV shareholders voted against the generic drugmaker's executive pay policy but re-elected the board at its annual meeting on Thursday despite a shareholder campaign in the wake of a scandal over high prices for its EpiPen...
June 22, 2017 Proxy Access: Highlights of the 2017 Proxy SeasonSource: JDSupra
As we approach the end of the 2017 proxy season, the third since the New York City comptroller launched the Boardroom Accountability Project to enact proxy access across the U.S. market, proxy access has begun to transition from...
Source: Journal Star
PEORIA — An investment group that previously pressured Caterpillar Inc. to alter executive compensation formulas is asking shareholders to once again nudge the board of directors in a different direction at the company’s annual...
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