Proxy updates

Search by topic:

Bonds Directors ESG Family Owned / Non listed companies General Meetings / Proxy solicitation Governance IPO IR Convergence Mergers and Acquisitions Proxy Updates Recent Deals and Transactions Regulation / Reform Remuneration Shareholder Activism Shareholder Communication Shareholder Engagement Succession Planning

Latest posts

15 Oct 2016

2017 ISS Policy Survey

MorrowSodali
As if to remind us that corporate governance is now truly a year-round process, ISS has released its 2017 policy survey in the middle of the doldrums of summer. The release kicks off a ...

04 Aug 2016

The Conference Board Governance Watch Webcast – August 4

MorrowSodali
This webcast focuses on the investor engagement tactics used during the 2016 proxy season including activism, shareholder proposals, investor collaborations, and letter writing ...

02 Aug 2016

2017 ISS Policy Survey Results

MorrowSodali
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 reviewed and summarized below. ...

21 Jul 2016

Proxy Update – Commonsense Principles of Corporate Governance

MorrowSodali
On Thursday July 21, 2016 a group composed of 13 executives released a letter and subsequent guidelines detailing their views on “commonsense” corporate governance principles in an ...

07 Jul 2016

Proxy Access Update – July, 2016

MorrowSodali
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 Shareholder ...

20 Mar 2016

Proxy Update – CalPERS Updates Voting Guidelines

MorrowSodali
   Director Tenure and Proxy Access are Most Significant Changes On March 14, 2016, CalPERS released its 2016 Global Governance Principles (available here).  The new guidelines ...

15 Feb 2016

Proxy Update – State Street Global Advisors – Voting Guidelines

MorrowSodali
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 and guidelines for “Effective ...

10 Feb 2016

Proxy Update – Proxy Access Review – Late February 2016 Update

MorrowSodali
Proxy access continues to be a dynamic topic in 2016. After a breakout year in 2015, proxy access remains center stage in 2016.  Leading the charge again on shareholder proposals is...

10 Jan 2016

Proxy Update – Proxy Access Review

MorrowSodali
After a breakout year in 2015, proxy access continues to remain center stage in 2016.  Leading the charge again on shareholder proposals is New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer, ...

20 Nov 2015

Proxy Update – ISS 2016 Policy Updates

MorrowSodali
In late November, ISS released its policy updates for meetings on or after February 1, 2016.  You can review the ISS Executive Summary and the Policy Updates by clicking on the ...