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05 Oct 2017

Michael Chandler talks about remuneration and ESG issues on 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 ...

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 ...

10 Jul 2017

Proxy Advisors: A rigorous monitoring of the Board of Directors

Proxy advisors: un seguimento riguroso de los Consejos - Consejeros, Spain
In a recent chat with the magazine Consejeros, Borja Miranda, Director Morrow Sodali Spain, was asked to comment on board dinamycs and corporate governance matters: "The influence of ...

07 Jun 2017

Evaluating board skills

Evaluating board skills - ICSA, The Governance Insitute, UK
"A board skills matrix can be a useful governance tool and is valuable to investors," commented Francesco Surace from Morrow Sodali on ICSA The Governance Institute's magazine. ...

06 Jun 2017

Key factors to consider when designing a successful remuneration policy for the Board

Claves para diseñar con éxito la política retributiva del consejo - Expansion, Spain
“It’s necessary to listen to the market, take the message on board and adapt it to the company’s culture, in order to then reflect this in the remuneration policy,” commented ...

15 May 2017

Institutional investors fill activism gap in Europe

Institutional investors fill activism gap in Europe - Pensions & Investments, UK
“Institutional investors are more active now than ever before. In the U.K., executive pay continues to dominate the agendas for investors as they are under increasing pressure from ...

14 Apr 2017

Investors demand greater rigor and simplification in pay structures

Comp Directors face heightened investor scrutiny - Agenda Week, US
"In assessing performance, investors are taking a more customized and less benchmarked approach in looking at companies," said John Wilcox, chairman of Morrow Sodali to Agenda Week, ...

12 Apr 2017

Former Banche Popolari: investors vote for governance continuity

Ex-popolari, i fondi votano per la continuità di governance - Il Sole 24 Ore, Italy
Andrea Di Segni from Morrow Sodali comments on Il Sole 24 Ore on the former Banche popolari's latest general meetings where institutional investors have backed - almost unanimously - ...

01 Apr 2017

Institutional investors ask for transparency in executive pay's criteria

Stipendi, non quanto ma perché - Milano Finanza, Italy
"Investors expect companies to increasingly stress the link between pay-out and performance if not in the short-term, at least in the long run," commented Fabio Bianconi, director at ...