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Meaningful Message: Inspiring trust through your CEO letter

By |2019-02-14T19:35:26+01:00February 14th, 2019|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , |

The letter from the CEO or Chairman may be the most turned-to section in an annual report or proxy statement. Yet, many companies seem to be missing an opportunity to [...]

Be creative when grabbing investors’ attention

By |2019-01-16T18:34:09+01:00January 16th, 2019|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , |

Companies seeking to increase their engagement with shareholders are turning to inventive ways of attracting their audience’s attention. To reverse a long-running trend of decreased voting participation by retail investors, [...]

Getting ready for the activist at your door

By |2018-09-04T22:54:35+01:00August 8th, 2018|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , |

Chris Wightman, a partner and founder of CamberView Partners and formerly with Vanguard, recently shared his views with Labrador on investor-company relations, the effects of changes in ownership and shareholder [...]

New UK governance code: meaningful, transparent reporting

By |2018-08-08T12:54:50+01:00August 8th, 2018|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , |

Glass Lewis, 07/16/2018 The new UK governance code, released July 16, is moving away from the tick-box approach to disclosure, setting new standards for regulators, such as the SEC, in [...]

Investor push for human capital reporting

By |2018-08-08T12:56:17+01:00August 8th, 2018|Categories: News Watch, Unclassified|Tags: , , |

Corporate Board Member, 07/13/2018 In a recent article by Dan Bigman, Editor and Chief Content Officer of Chief Executive Group, he outlines Ning Chiu's, Counsel, Davis, Polk & Wardell, "top [...]

Board Lessons: Succeeding With Investors in a Crisis

By |2018-07-25T16:29:19+01:00June 7th, 2018|Categories: News Watch|Tags: , |

Bloomberg Law, 05/21/2018 Each year, a small number of companies confront crisis-level events that draw high-profile scrutiny from a range of stakeholders. A well-executed emergency response plan can help limit [...]

Will the call for mandatory audit firm rotation be renewed?

By |2018-07-25T10:32:35+01:00June 7th, 2018|Categories: News Watch|Tags: |

Cooley PubCo, 5/22/2018 Starting in 2018, new rules required disclosure of auditor tenure in audit reports. (See this PubCo post.) And, for some companies, those tenures can stretch over a century. [...]