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SLB 14L

SLB 14L Will Reduce Costs and Encourage Dialogue (12/23/21 Update)

SLB 14L, issued November 3, 2021, will reduce the costs and uncertainties for both shareholders and boards associated with shareholder proposals. Shareholders will be able to get to the point on important environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues without so much careful word crafting by attorneys. Companies will not waste time on expensive analysis by […]

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Corporate Governance Awards 2014: Nominees Wanted

Want to nominate an individual or company for the seventh annual Corporate Governance Award, whether it’s you, your colleague or your client? To nominate, simply: Fill in our form on the Corporate Secretary site and click submit Supply an executive summary or supporting material Cross your fingers and await the shortlist announcement in September! Deadline to enter: […]

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Shareholder Proposal: Best Response is Not a Lawsuit

Amy L. Goodman and John F. Olson, both of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP posted Shareholder Proposal Developments During the 2014 Proxy Season on the Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation yesterday. It included some good information and analysis but seemed a bit too much like the response to a shareholder […]

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Investor Forums

Inside Investor Relations (IR) had an important article on July 30th, On the Way to the Investor Forum that raised the question: do companies really want to encourage their shareholders to chat about them in online forums? Wouldn’t it create a lot of work for investor relations officers (IROs) “who are responsible for monitoring these online […]

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Proxy Access Avoidance Strategies

Learn to minimize the “risk” of proxy access and more in this free webinar from Corporate Secretary. Listen to find out how proactive governance can protect you, your board, your company and your brand in our free webinar at 12 noon EDT on April 26, 2012. (more…)

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Controversy Among Corporate Secretaries

I’ve been getting some interesting comments in response to last week’s newsletter and I want to share them. Here are a few of the more interesting e-mails I’ve received. I’ve deleted the authors’ specific designations to safeguard their privacy: ‘You are missing a key fact. The recommendations to shareholders are not management’s recommendations as repeatedly […]

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Reign of the Shareholder is Over?

I just returned from ICGN 2010 (and will post on that next week). Among the thousands of e-mails I received during my week of absence, one stands out (although I haven’t gone through them all). Brendan Sheehan, the usually thoughtful Executive Editor of the Corporate Secretary, posits the “Reign of the Shareholder is Over” because […]

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