Tag Archives | proxy proposals

Manhattan Institute on Shareholder Activism

I welcome the Manhattan Institute‘s Center for Legal Policy to the corporate governance debate. The Manhattan Institute launched its Proxy Monitor project. The ProxyMonitor.org database assembles information on the 150 largest corporations (by revenues, as ranked by Fortune magazine) and currently includes searchable and sortable information on every shareholder proposal submitted at each company from 2008 through August 1, […]

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Obtaining a Broker Letter & Short-termism

Usually obtaining a broker letter, evidencing ownership, to submit with a shareowner proposal is easy but sometimes it isn’t. I’d love to hear of difficulties you have experienced. Send me your story by email and maybe I’ll post it. Here’s my latest experience with TD Ameritrade. I must say, up until now they have been […]

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Take Action: Sixty Years of ShareOwner Rights at Risk

Your right to file a proxy without being hauled into court or having your proposal ignored is at risk.  I urge readers to raise the profile of the SEC’s failure to act by sending e-mails to the Office of Chief Counsel at [email protected] and the Chairman at [email protected] I also recommend you fill out the complaint form at https://tts.sec.gov/oiea/QuestionsAndComments.html, since […]

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