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12 Dec 2017

Proxy Advisor Policy Updates - Australia

ISS, CGI Glass Lewis (CGI) and the Australian Council for Superannuation Investors (ACSI) have recently published their updated Australian proxy voting guidelin...
06 Dec 2017

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

 Glass Lewis has released 2018 updates to its Proxy Paper Guidelines for both management and shareholder proposals. Glass Lewis has added several new guide...
28 Nov 2017

ISS 2018 Proxy Voting Guidelines Updates

ISS 2018 Proxy Voting Guidelines Updates Changes are Modest in Scope ISS recently released updates to its proxy voting guidelines for 2018. These policy c...
10 Nov 2017

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

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)* reg...
01 Nov 2017

Getting along with Blackrock

“What is the significance of having BlackRock as our largest shareholder?” This question is being asked by corporations around the world as they pre...
20 Sep 2017

Shareholder Activism: When Should the CEO Go?

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 ch...