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12 Dec 2017

Proxy Advisor Policy Updates - Australia

ISS, CGI Glass Lewis (CGI) and the Australian Council for Superannuation Investors (ACSI) have recently published their updated Australian proxy voting guidelin...
01 Nov 2017

Getting along with Blackrock

“What is the significance of having BlackRock as our largest shareholder?” This question is being asked by corporations around the world as they pre...
20 Sep 2017

Shareholder Activism: When Should the CEO Go?

Since the turn of the calendar year, Morrow Sodali Australia has witnessed a boom in the frequency of ASX-listed proxy battles, which in almost every case is ch...
20 Sep 2017

2017 Australian AGM Season Preview

In this year’s 2017 Australian AGM Season Preview, Morrow Sodali provides governance insights and trends as it relates to the following topics: • ...
22 Aug 2017

Clearwater case has far reaching consequences

The Clearwater ruling at the Appeal Court earlier this year, removed any time restrictions for advance proxy votes being received by a company for an AGM or any...

The Investor Stewardship Group: An Inflection Point in U.S. Corporate Governance?

A potentially influential new organization of institutional investors has made its presence known in the U.S. corporate governance scene. On January 31, 2017, t...