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15 Mar 2019

Emerging Corporate Governance Trends for 2019 – A Global Perspective

Morrow Sodali
On March 14th , Deutsche Bank Depositary Receipts hosted a webinar on the most important issues and investor views on the upcoming AGM season as outlined in Morrow Sodali’s 4th Annual...

08 Apr 2017

Boards' renewals: minority shareholders ask for increased transparency in the list composition's mechanism

Nomine di primavera - Milano Finanza, Italy
"Minority shareholders expect an increased transparency in lists composition mechanism and in communication between shareholders and outgoing board members, even though this does not ...

13 Mar 2017

Boards' renewals: international funds and the Ministry of Finance have now the same weight

Tesoro, attento alle nomine. I fondi pesano come te - L'Economia, Italy
"Similarly to other shareholders, the Ministry of Finance is undoubtedly aware that funds' weight requires a greater adherence to practices analogous to Anglo-Saxon markets' ones, ...

27 Feb 2017

Boards' renewals: increased participation of minority shareholders is the new trend

Piazza Affari, quando i fondi alzano la voce - MAG, Italy
Following lastest boards' renewals in which minority shareholders' participation has been increasingly decisive, Andrea Di Segni, Morrow Sodali Managing Director, comments on MAG the ...

09 Feb 2017

Italian Banks: market instability has reduced the weight of core shareholders

Banche, così l'instabilità allontana i soci stabili, Il Sole 24 Ore - Italy
“Best practices in governance, from compensation policies to procedures for nominating directors, are critical components for shareholder stability. Otherwise, strategic shareholders...

22 Jan 2017

Morrow Sodali acts as proxy solicitor in Alerion Clean Power Extraordinary General Meeting

Alerion, la dura battaglia per l’energia eolica tra francesi, italiani e altoatesini - Business Insider, Italy
Morrow Sodali will act as proxy solicitor in Alerion Clean Power EGM: main item on the agenda is the Board renewal (source: Business Insider) …

21 Nov 2016

A new role for the annual Board Evaluation

Client Memorandum 2017 - John Wilcox, Morrow Sodali
The #1 governance issue in today’s markets is board effectiveness and accountability.  Shareholders under the influence of activists, proxy advisors and advocacy groups are ...

05 Oct 2016

Italian referendum on constitutional reform and expiring Board of Directors

Referendum, investitori e inchieste è già partita la battaglia delle nomine, Repubblica Affari & Finanza - Italy
Not only the Italian banks are anxiously waiting for the referendum on constitutional reform to see if Unicredit, MPS, Vicentina and Veneto bank can complete their reorganizations ...

17 Sep 2016

Worker representation on UK boards

I’m alright, Jack: worker representation on boards, Compliance Week - UK
Reza Eftekhari, from Morrow Sodali, comments on worker representation on Boards on Compliance Week: "We’ve been speaking with a number of public companies in the United Kingdom about ...

29 Aug 2016

Changes in top management for FTSE Mib companies

Vanno a comandare, Milano Finanza, Milan
Fabio Bianconi from Morrow Sodali comments on Milano Finanza about the important changes that are occurring in Italian listed companies'management: if summer is the time of financial ...