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02 Aug 2016

2017 ISS Policy Survey Results

ISS released its 2017 policy survey on August 2, 2016.  As a follow up to that event, ISS recently released the results of that survey, which we have revie...
21 Jul 2016

Proxy Update – Commonsense Principles of Corporate Governance

On Thursday July 21, 2016 a group composed of 13 executives released a letter and subsequent guidelines detailing their views on “commonsense” corpo...
07 Jul 2016

Proxy Access Update – July, 2016

As the 2016 proxy season draws to a close, Morrow Sodali has prepared the following update on proxy access proposals and bylaws. 2016 Proxy Access Proposals ...
06 Jul 2016

Succession planning: definition and process

The issue of succession planning is among hot topics in the governance of listed Italian companies. In recent months in Italy we have 3 cases of companies which...
20 Mar 2016

Proxy Update – CalPERS Updates Voting Guidelines

   Director Tenure and Proxy Access are Most Significant Changes On March 14, 2016, CalPERS released its 2016 Global Governance Principles (availab...
15 Feb 2016

Proxy Update – State Street Global Advisors – Voting Guidelines

Firmly Focused on the Long-Term  In late February, 2016, Ronald P. O’Hanley, President and CEO of State Street Global Advisors released a letter a...