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18 Dec 2018

ISS AND GL PROXY VOTING GUIDELINES: 2019 UPDATES FOR COMPANY PROPOSALS (EMEA)

Morrow Sodali
In its latest Proxy Update, Morrow Sodali reviews the changes to Glass Lewis’ and ISS’ Proxy Voting Guidelines for 2019 and for the EMEA region. Institutional Shareholder ...

05 Dec 2018

ISS PROXY VOTING GUIDELINES: 2019 UPDATES (US)

Morrow Sodali
In its latest Proxy Update, Morrow Sodali reviews the changes to ISS’ Proxy Voting Guidelines for 2019, which will go into effect for meetings on or after February 1, 2019. ISS ...

16 Nov 2018

GLASS LEWIS PROXY VOTING GUIDELINES: 2019 UPDATES

Morrow Sodali
In its latest Proxy Update, Morrow Sodali reviews the changes to Glass Lewis’ Proxy Voting Guidelines for 2019, which will go into effect for meetings on or after January 1, 2019. ...

31 Oct 2018

Is variable compensation appropriate for independent directors?

Harvard Business Review
“The ability to provide an objective and increasingly specialized judgment, along with a contribution derived from a mix of skills, experience, seniority and relationships, are ...

22 Oct 2018

HOW CRUCIAL IS THE BUSINESS OF UNDERSTANDING SHAREHOLDERS?

Affari&Finanza
“The more boards are responsible for issues such as the environment, social and governance issues, the more the ability to communicate with shareholders and understand their ...

19 Oct 2018

FEARS OF ISS DIRECTOR ‘BLACKLIST’ AFTER SURVEY

Agenda
Boardroom resources platform AGENDA outlines how directors are facing increased scrutiny from investors regarding their past track records on corporate boards, based on recent findings ...

23 Jul 2018

Board lists: a new trend in Italy

Milano Finanza - Manuel Follis
“The Board list might ensure an overall transparent process and complementarity in terms of professional experience and competencies, with candidates who possess the expertise ...

21 Jun 2018

Increased focus on remuneration policies in Italy

Fondi sempre più attivi contro i superstipendi - La Repubblica
Data analysis of the latest Italian proxy season shows that institutional shareholders are exerting more and more pression on listed companies' management. This year, institutional ...

14 Jun 2018

The cost of climate change

The CEO Magazine
No-one can deny that the seasons are changing, but the impact climate change has on business also needs to be acknowledged and factored into the C-suite's decision-making. The Taskforce...

03 Mar 2018

Long-lived managers: who are they and why institutional investors like them

Quando il ceo è inossidabile, Milano Finanza
“Interested institutional investors - who are looking at the Italian market - do not consider overall levels of compensation for top management to be an issue,” comments Fabio ...