News Watch2017-04-22T12:01:28-04:00

Maximizing the benefits of board diversity

July 16th, 2020|Categories: News Watch|Tags: , |

Source: The Conference Board - June 24, 2020 In this publication, Jared L. Landaw - partner, COO, and General Counsel of Barington Capital Group, L.P., and activist investment firm - discusses the benefits of adding [...]

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The shift of human capital governance

June 9th, 2020|Categories: News Watch|Tags: |

Source: EY - May 19, 2020 This article outlines the key findings of a survey of public company board members about how the governance of human capital and talent is shifting. The survey was conducted [...]

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2020 mid-season proxy trends

June 9th, 2020|Categories: News Watch|Tags: |

Source: Harvard Law School Forum - June 8, 2020 This proxy season has certainly felt COVID-19 impact... shareholder meetings, SEC guidance and relief, state emergency orders, flexible policies from investors and proxy advisory firms... this [...]

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Shareholder engagement continues

April 24th, 2020|Categories: News Watch|Tags: , |

IR Magazine: April 2, 2020 Despite the disruption to daily and economic life due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Nuveen confirms there has yet to be a big impact on shareholder engagement. Read the full article [...]

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Will COVID-19 impact shareholder activism?

April 24th, 2020|Categories: News Watch|Tags: |

Harvard Law School Forum: April 12, 2020 The impact the pandemic will have on shareholder activism is still uncertain, but companies whose valuations have been upended should assume they will be targeted. Read the full [...]

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LGIM to vote against combined CEO and board chairs globally

February 3rd, 2020|Categories: News Watch|

Legal & General: February 3, 2020 Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) announced an escalation of its voting policy towards combined CEO and board chairs, with the decision to vote against combined roles at director [...]

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Equilar’s CEO Pay Ratio by Sector Review

January 29th, 2020|Categories: News Watch|Tags: |

Equilar: January 9, 2020 Equilar has reviewed the pay ratio of companies on the Equilar 500 by sector. This article also discusses the importance of not directly comparing companies due to the various labor needs [...]

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Climate Disclosures: A Tough Ask for Many Corporations

January 29th, 2020|Categories: News Watch|

Woodruff Sawyer: January 29, 2020 Woodruff Sawyer discusses tips for corporations who wish to better their disclosure on climate change and sustainability, based on comments from Larry Fink's (BlackRock's CEO) letter. Read the full article here.

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