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12 Feb 2019

NASDAQ LETTER ON PROXY PROCESS

Morrow Sodali
In its latest Proxy Update, Morrow Sodali reviews the letter that NASDAQ submitted to the SEC regarding aspects of the proxy process. The letter was signed by 319 companies with a ...

24 Jan 2019

LIGHTHOUSE - GLOBAL EDITION

Morrow Sodali
In this first Global Edition of LIGHTHOUSE, Morrow Sodali explores the following topics: ESG ratings - The importance of engagement: how a tailored and effective engagement ...

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. ...

07 Dec 2017

Activist Insight 2017 Intermediary Awards: Morrow Sodali moved up three places to third

Activist Insight
The 2016 merger of Morrow & Co with Italian shareholder services firm Sodali created a global proxy solicitation powerhouse that went on to acquire Australia’s Global Proxy ...

06 Dec 2017

Glass Lewis 2018 Proxy Voting Guidelines Updates - New and Updated Policies: Minor Impact in 2018

Morrow Sodali
 Glass Lewis has released 2018 updates to its Proxy Paper Guidelines for both management and shareholder proposals. Glass Lewis has added several new guidelines and updated or codified...

28 Nov 2017

ISS 2018 Proxy Voting Guidelines Updates

Morrow Sodali
ISS 2018 Proxy Voting Guidelines Updates Changes are Modest in Scope ISS recently released updates to its proxy voting guidelines for 2018. These policy changes will be effective ...

10 Nov 2017

Additional Burdens for Boards and Issuers Seeking No-Action Relief. New Requirements for Shareholder Proponents

Morrow Sodali
Last week, on the cusp of the 2018 proxy season, the Division of Corporation Finance (the Division) issued Staff Legal Bulletin No. 141 (SLB 14I)* regarding certain aspects of Rule ...

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 ...