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01 Nov 2017

Getting along with Blackrock

Morrow Sodali's latest Client Memo
“What is the significance of having BlackRock as our largest shareholder?” This question is being asked by corporations around the world as they prepare for annual meetings and plan...

20 Sep 2017

Shareholder Activism: When Should the CEO Go?

Morrow Sodali
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 characterised by the ...

20 Sep 2017

2017 Australian AGM Season Preview

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

22 Aug 2017

Clearwater case has far reaching consequences

Terbium Financial Services
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 special resolutions ...

09 Mar 2017

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

John Wilcox, Morrow Sodali
A potentially influential new organization of institutional investors has made its presence known in the U.S. corporate governance scene. On January 31, 2017, the Investor Stewardship ...

06 Jul 2016

Succession planning: definition and process

I piani di successione degli amministratori esecutivi - Effective Governance Outlook - Italy
The issue of succession planning is among hot topics in the governance of listed Italian companies. In recent months in Italy we have 3 cases of companies which are among the first 10 ...

29 Jan 2016

Institutional Investors Survey 2016

Sodali Report
Sodali Investor Survey – January 2016Promoting a better understanding among investors and issuersCompanies and Boards have made some good progress in improving their governance over ...

04 Dec 2015

Bondholder engagement is already happening. Like it or not!

Sodali
For many companies, establishing an ongoing dialogue with their investors has historically been related to equity holdings. Pia Gowland, Head of Fixed Income Advisory at Sodali, ...

10 Nov 2015

The Board-Centric Annual Meeting

Sodali 2016 Client Memorandum
For 30 years shareholders have called the shots at annual meetings. Now it is time for boards to take charge.Sodali’s annual Client Memo for 2016, entitled “The Board-Centric Annual...

14 Oct 2015

Modifiche al Codice di Autodisciplina

Sodali, Italy
The Corporate Governance Committee of Italian listed companies approved several amendments to the Corporate Governance Code.These amendments intend to reflect developing best practices ...