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News & Updates
March 22, 2017 Executive Compensation Commands Board Committee ExpertiseSource: Forbes
There's no question the responsibilities of the board's compensation committee have escalated, particularly since the 2008 financial crisis and with passage of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act...
February 21, 2017 Writedowns and tough outlook take their toll on HSBCSource: Reuters
Annual profit at HSBC Holdings (HSBA.L) slumped 62 percent and fell far short of analysts' estimates as Europe's largest bank took hefty writedowns from restructuring and pointed to brakes on revenue growth.
February 16, 2017 Canada: Institutional Investors Managing US $17 Trillion Announce New Corporate Governance FrameworkSource: Special Situations Law
In a move likely to have significant impacts on corporate governance, a group of institutional investors managing upwards of US $17 trillion has announced the formation of the Investor Stewardship Group (the Group).
Commentary & Opinion
November 17, 2016 The Results Are In: Sustainable, Responsible, Impact Investing by U.S. Asset Managers At All-time High — $8 Trillion!Source: Hank Boerner – Chairman & Chief Strategist, G&A Institute
We have an important update for you today: The US SIF Report on “US Sustainable, Responsible and Impact Investing Trends, 2016,” was released this week.
September 1, 2016 Mylan’s EpiPen Price-Gouging is UnethicalSource: Triple Pundit
From 2007 to 2015, the average wholesale price of an EpiPen increased by 461 percent, from $56.64 to $317.82. During the same time period, Mylan CEO Heather Bresch’s salary increased by 671 percent, from around $2.5 million to...
These days, it’s hardly surprising to hear that a hot new startup has received gobs of money from eager investors. But a new company called the DAO (short for “decentralized autonomous organization”) is not your average startup.
Research & Insights
April 25, 2016 Corporate Governance & Executive Compensation 2015 SurveySource: Value Walk
We are pleased to share Shearman & Sterling’s 2015 Corporate Governance & Executive Compensation Survey of the 100 largest US public companies. This year’s Survey, the 13th in our series, examines some of the most important...
December 23, 2015 Proxy season and Form 10-K filings: a look back at 2015 and what to expect in 2016Source: Lexology
This overview summarizes new disclosure requirements and other developments that will generally be applicable to SEC reporting companies in connection with their upcoming proxy statement and Form 10-K filings, including those...
December 11, 2015 Corporate tax avoidance damaging public trustSource: Economia
According to a survey from the Institute of Business Ethics (IBE), corporate tax avoidance concerned 34% of the respondents, followed by executive pay (25%), exploitative labour (20%), employees being able to speak out about...
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