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2014 Proxy Season

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July 28, 2017 State Street Falls Short in Bid for Women Directors -- WSJ

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.


Source: 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...

June 23, 2017 Mylan shareholders vote against executive pay, re-elect board

Source: Reuters

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 Season

Source: 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...

June 12, 2017 Caterpillar shareholders vote on company policies, directors this week

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...

June 9, 2017 4 Must-See Takeaways From Tesla Inc.'s Annual Shareholder Meeting

Source: Motley Fool

Shares of Tesla have been rising at an incredible rate recently, up about 91% in the past six months. It's a great time, therefore, to hear from Tesla's CEO at the company's annual shareholder meeting; among other topics this...

May 25, 2017 Hundreds protest over minimum wage at McDonald's stockholder meeting

Source: Reuters

Hundreds of fast-food workers demanded wage increases as they marched outside McDonald's Corp (MCD.N) headquarters during the company's annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday.

April 24, 2017 Shire, Unilever and Astrazeneca face another shareholder spring as corporate governance consultants slam executive pay ahead of investor votes

Source: City AM

Some of Britain’s biggest companies are set to face a fresh bout of shareholder rebellions over high levels of pay after influential corporate governance consultants advised investors to vote down remuneration reports.

April 13, 2017 The Expansion Of Hedge Fund Activism In The U.K. And U.S.

Source: Forbes

There have been two key developments in the U.K. with respect of board/shareholder engagement in recent years

April 12, 2017 Activist Investors Shift Their Focus to Mid-Caps Like Skechers

Source: Bloomberg

Amalgamated Bank of New York's funds unit has filed proxy proposals pressing for more board diversity at seven companies this year.

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