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Gadfly Importance Key - McRitchie

Gadfly Importance Key to Democratic CorpGov

Gadfly importance to democratic corporate governance is often underrated. We are currently under attack by the Business Roundtable (BRT) and others seeking to substantially raise the ownership threshold for submitting and resubmitting proposals. BRT, for example, contends proposals from small shareholder divert “significant time and resources to issues that, at best, have an attenuated connection to the […]

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Wayback Machine: December 2007, 2002 & 1997

Time to step into the way back machine to see what we were writing about 5, 10 and 15 years ago. Five years ago in 2007 major charitable foundations, with the notable exception of the Gates Foundation, are initiating or strengthening efforts to harmonize the social and environmental effect of their endowment investments with their philanthropic goals, according […]

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Review: Corporate Governance: Cases and Materials

This comprehensive case book sheds light on the complicated regulatory framework and the dynamic nature of laws on corporate governance in the United States. Chapters typically cover regulations promulgated by federal, state, and self-regulatory organizations. Corporate governance is examined through case law with ample discussion to provide context concerning evolving practices and normative concerns. In […]

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