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, [...]

Review of 2015-2018 Proxy Voting Trends

By |2018-12-06T17:44:23+01:00December 6th, 2018|Categories: News Watch|Tags: , , , , |

Harvard Law School Forum, November 26, 2018 A study by The Conference Board and Rutgers Center for Corporate Law and Governance conducted in collaboration with FactSet and ESG data mining [...]

5 noteworthy trends from our annual proxy benchmark

By |2018-10-09T17:51:49+01:00September 6th, 2018|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , |

For the second year in a row, our benchmark study of the proxy statements filed by Fortune’s 250 largest U.S. firms determined that companies are devoting an increasing amount of [...]

What companies can learn from Amazon’s shareholder letter

By |2018-07-25T10:33:36+01:00May 3rd, 2018|Categories: News Watch|Tags: , |

IR Magazine, April 26, 2018 By any measure, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ 4,300-word annual letter to shareowners, which was released last week, is a long document. But Bezos only devotes [...]

Procter & Gamble vs. Nelson Peltz: A Battle for the Future of Big Brands

By |2018-07-25T12:29:10+01:00October 25th, 2017|Categories: News Watch|Tags: , |

Wall Street Journal, 10/08/17 A shareholder vote being held will decide whether a progressive investor, Nelson Peltz, will be able to win a board seat to encourage activistism. After a [...]

It’s Proxy Drafting Season: Here are some tips

By |2018-07-25T16:48:36+01:00February 2nd, 2017|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , |

No matter where you are right now in your current proxy drafting process, take the time to review these important tips from last week’s Society for Corporate Governance Conference. There [...]

Bridging the Data Gap through Shareholder Engagement

By |2017-02-02T12:16:36+01:00February 2nd, 2017|Categories: News Watch|Tags: , , |

Harvard Law School Forum, 01/20/17 Corporate governance has a wide scope but broadly it refers to the mechanisms, processes and relations by which companies are directed and controlled. Adopting both [...]

Equilar, Hogan Lovells and Labrador Webinar. Outlook 2017: Meaningful Disclosure for Productive Shareholder Engagement

By |2017-01-05T14:21:27+01:00January 5th, 2017|Categories: Lab Insight|Tags: , , |

Join us for the webinar! Outlook 2017: Meaningful Disclosure for Productive Shareholder Engagement January 19, 2017 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time Cost: Complimentary REGISTER HERE Based on the recent Equilar report, Executive Compensation & [...]

Investor Outreach: how to highlight in your proxy statement

By |2016-03-01T15:31:07+01:00March 1st, 2016|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , |

We’ve said it here before, we’ll say it again: proactive engagement with investors is key. This means communicating clearly and actively with investors all year long. A number of factors add [...]