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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 ...

01 Feb 2018

Investors seek more insight into boardrooms: survey

Activist Insight
Morrow Sodali Institutional Investor Survey 2018 suggests investors are lusting for more insight into how boardrooms are operating, raising the demands on directors. On activist ...

12 Dec 2017

Proxy Advisor Policy Updates - Australia

Morrow Sodali
ISS, CGI Glass Lewis (CGI) and the Australian Council for Superannuation Investors (ACSI) have recently published their updated Australian proxy voting guidelines for the 2017-2018 ...

28 Nov 2017

The third way

Listed@ASX - Asutralia
Australia's big asset managers are ramping up scrutiny of listed company boards. Yet little seems to be changing when it comes to holding individual directors to account for ...