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SEC Release S7-23-19 Comments Due Today

SEC Release Comments Due Today

SEC Release File No. S7-23-19 comments are due today. This Release and that of File No. S7-22-19 are the most dangerous I have seen during my twenty-five years of blogging. Both would make corporations less accountable to their owners and the public. Both would help turn corporate governance into a more democratic-free zone. Thousands of comments opposing […]

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File No. S7-23-19: By the Numbers - Source ISS

File No. S7-23-19 by the Questions

File No. S7-23-19 would set draconian requirements to submit and to resubmit shareholder proposals based on the desire of entrenched managements and boards to thwart accountability and to create democratic-free zones around corporate governance.

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Malek & other members of The Dwight Hall Socially Responsible Investment Fund

MALEK: Working From Within

MALEK: Working from within, is an op-ed that appeared the Yale Daily News, on January 13, 2020. Gabriel Malek makes critically important points that need to be heard, especially by students but also by CorpGov.net readers who want to work with them. Malek’s key message: While students fight for divestment, also fight for shareholder engagement and […]

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Field Assistance Bulletin 2018-01

Field Assistance Bulletin 2018-01: New Tone, Same ESG Analysis

Field Assistance Bulletin 2018-01 Field Assistance Bulletin 2018-01 issued by Trump administration. Recently, the Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) within the Department of Labor (DoL) released Field Assistance Bulletin 2018-01 (link) relating to ESG (environment, social and governance) and shareholder rights for ERISA governed benefit plans. I set out some brief high-level analysis on the guidance below. (more…)

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Society of Corporate Secretaries & Governance Professionals

Society 2015: Part 5 – Myron T. Steele & More

The last of my notes from the Society’s 2015 National Conference in Chicago, 6/24-27/20015. Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4. Sorry to be posting so long after the event but I still find them useful… and going through my notes may help you remember some of the more interesting points if you attended or get some sense of what went on […]

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Is the Battle for Proxy Access Over?

The Status of Proxy Access 2015: “Now this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.” – Winston Churchill  This post is in response to a LinkedIn piece by Anthony Goodman of Tapestry Networks regarding the status of proxy access post […]

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