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05 Oct 2017

Michael Chandler talks about remuneration and ESG issues on ABC

ABC
"Last year was a surprise to us, we saw higher level of dissent on remuneration than we had expected, particularly when you think that we are now six years removed from the introduction...

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 ...

19 Sep 2017

Don’t take shareholder support for granted and keep discussions within the boardroom when faced with an activist or contested situation

Five questions with Morrow Sodali’s Charlie Koons - IR Magazine, UK
Charles Koons, who recently joined Morrow Sodali as managing director of activism and contested situations advisory group, replied to IR Magazine's Garnet Roach questions on latest ...

15 Sep 2017

Michael Chandler comments trends and outcomes of the Australian AGM season on Sky News

Sky News - Australia
"The upcoming shareholders' season is expected to be yet another exciting one and we are observing two general trends: the first one is the role of environmental activist groups as it ...

11 Sep 2017

Morrow Sodali appoints Grace Chan as Director of Business Development Australia

Morrow Sodali
Grace Chan has joined Morrow Sodali as Director of Business Development. Grace will support the Company’s growing portfolio of ASX listed clients, including developing key ...

05 Sep 2017

Morrow Sodali appoints Charles A. Koons as Managing Director, Activism & Contested Situations Advisory Group

Morrow Sodali
Charles A. Koons has joined Morrow Sodali as Managing Director of its Activism & Contested Situations Advisory Group. Charlie will provide strategic counsel to clients on a variety of ...

04 Sep 2017

Ardent Leisure's capitulation: the biggest win by activist investors in decades

Tony Boyd - Financial Review, Australia
The Ardent shareholder activist campaign carries important lessons for other activists as well as for boards of directors and their corporate advisers. This was the largest successful ...

28 Aug 2017

SEC's CEO pay ratio rule to probably fade

Guadagneranno felici e contenti - L'Economia, Italy
The transparency requirement dictated by the "CEO pay ratio rule" will probably fade before being applied. The SEC rule - which requires companies to report in the balance sheet the ...

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 ...