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Review Essay: Citizens DisUnited

…ur governments as well. Monks quotes from Justice Anthony Kennedy’s majority opinion in the 2010 Supreme Court case of Citizens United v FEC, which limited the government’s ability to constrain corporate expenditures for political…

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Citizens United: Five Years Later

…or causes receive the funds. Political activity is strongly negatively correlated with firm value. Proxy Filings to Address Citizens United Join the many who are filing and co-filing the resolutions seeking comprehensive disclosure of corporate…

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AGM Date Archives

…4 (annual meeting) UNION BANKSHARES INC MAY 21, 2014 (annual meeting) UNITED BANKSHARES INC/WV MAY 21, 2014 (annual meeting) UNITED FIRE GROUP INC MAY 21, 2014 (annual meeting) UNITED SECURITY BANCSHARES MAY 21, 2014 (consent solicitation) UNITED…

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Upcoming Shareowner Meetings

…MACEUTICALS INC APRIL 16, 2012 (annual) BANK OF THE OZARKS INC APRIL 17, 2012 (annual) CITIGROUP INC APRIL 17, 2012 (annual) CITIZENS & NORTHERN CORP APRIL 17, 2012 (annual) CITIZENS FINANCIAL SERVICES INC APRIL 17, 2012 (annual) CUMBERLAND…

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Torres-Spelliscy: Corporate Citizen?

…ta Clara begat Bellotti in 1978, allowing corporations to spend unlimited corporate funds on ballot initiatives, which begat Citizens United in 2010 granting even more expansive rights to corporations. On the flip-side, Torres-Spelliscy traces how…

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Citizens United May Unite Us

…by giving them greater access to and authority over campaign spending. And we will continue to shine a light on companies that resist these reforms.” (Transparency Can Curb Corporate Impact on Elections, The Nation, 2/1/2010) Maybe Citizens…

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Target & Citizens United

…andidate during the 2010 elections. Questions about corporate money in politics in the wake of the Supreme Court’s ruling in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission dominated the shareholder question and answer session. via Target CEO…

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What Ought to Be: Why Grow Up?

…apable.” The “political dimension” isn’t confined to government. It is everywhere. Who could think otherwise after Citizen’s United (Citizens United: Five Years Later)? Discussions of the gap between what is and what ought to be should pervade our…

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Top Governance Issues for 2012

…n the 2012 presidential election and the .. decision invalidating restrictions on cer­tain corporate political expenditures (Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission). CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY Shareholder focus on corporate responsibility will…

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End Corporate Demockary

…e First Amendment prohibits government from placing limits on independent spending for political purposes by corporations in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission. It was a great awakening. Many more began to realize how much power over our…

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CorpGov Bites

…done. A Drop in the Bucket (Columbia Law School, 9/2010) Conventional wisdom says the campaign finance decision rendered in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission is destined to change the world—or at the very least elections as we know…

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