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04 Aug 2016

The Conference Board Governance Watch Webcast – August 4

This webcast focuses on the investor engagement tactics used during the 2016 proxy season including activism, shareholder proposals, investor collaborations, an...
02 Aug 2016

2017 ISS Policy Survey Results

ISS released its 2017 policy survey on August 2, 2016.  As a follow up to that event, ISS recently released the results of that survey, which we have revie...
21 Jul 2016

Proxy Update – Commonsense Principles of Corporate Governance

On Thursday July 21, 2016 a group composed of 13 executives released a letter and subsequent guidelines detailing their views on “commonsense” corpo...
07 Jul 2016

Proxy Access Update – July, 2016

As the 2016 proxy season draws to a close, Morrow Sodali has prepared the following update on proxy access proposals and bylaws. 2016 Proxy Access Proposals ...
20 Mar 2016

Proxy Update – CalPERS Updates Voting Guidelines

   Director Tenure and Proxy Access are Most Significant Changes On March 14, 2016, CalPERS released its 2016 Global Governance Principles (availab...
15 Feb 2016

Proxy Update – State Street Global Advisors – Voting Guidelines

Firmly Focused on the Long-Term  In late February, 2016, Ronald P. O’Hanley, President and CEO of State Street Global Advisors released a letter a...