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2014 Proxy Season
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October 11, 2016 Heads Up for the 2017 Proxy Season: ISS Annual Survey Results Signal Policy Changes - Board Refreshment is Top of Mind for InvestorsSource: Lexology
ISS has released its annual global policy survey results, foreshadowing potential changes to its voting policies for the 2017 proxy season. The results primarily reflect the views of institutional investors and corporate issuers.
September 15, 2016 Activist says Wells Fargo to face tough shareholder resolutionsSource: WHBL
An activist investor said on Wednesday it is "inevitable" that Wells Fargo & Co will face critical shareholder resolutions after the bank agreed to a $190 million settlement with regulators over fake consumer accounts.
September 12, 2016 Proxy Season HighlightsSource: Lawfuel.com
Encouraged by the success of proxy access proposals in the 2015 proxy season, shareholder proponents have submitted almost 200 proxy access shareholder proposals for 2016 annual meetings.
August 11, 2016 Looking Ahead to 2017 Proxy Season: ISS Annual Policy Survey Highlights Top-of-Mind IssuesSource: Lexology
ISS launched its annual global benchmark policy survey this week as part of the review of its proxy voting policies. The survey will be open until Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at 5pm ET. ISS will then review the results to inform any...
July 28, 2016 Reflections On Proxy Season 2016Source: Forbes
Proxy Advisors seem to be feared or revered. This year, with the major provisions of Dodd Frank on the path of implementation, I thought it would be enlightening to spend time with one of the most respected voices in corporate...
Source: Wall Street Journal
The results for 2016 proxy season are still being tallied and full reports aren’t expected until late September, but so far results show that proxy access is here to stay. Also of note, governance experts said, is that board...
June 30, 2016 Checking in on the US proxy seasonSource: IR Magazine
Almost 70 percent of the companies targeted this year by the Boardroom Accountability Project reached agreement to adopt proxy access bylaws and avoid a shareholder vote,’ write the authors, while noting that more than half of...
The 2016 proxy season is in full swing, and similarly to 2015, the number of shareholder proposals has increased. According to a report by The Manhattan Institute’s Proxy Monitor, for Fortune 250 companies with annual meetings...
Source: Financial Times
The world’s biggest sovereign wealth fund is launching a crackdown on executive pay, targeting high salaries at companies around the globe in an attempt to exert its influence in a debate that has been gathering pace in recent...
Source: Washington Post
OMAHA, Neb. — The Latest on Berkshire Hathaway’s annual shareholders meeting, where tens of thousands of people have listened to CEO Warren Buffett and Vice Chairman Charlie Munger talk business for several hours
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