Matt Orsagh, CFA, CIPM, is a director of capital markets policy at CFA Institute, where he focuses on corporate governance issues. He was named one of the 2008 “Rising Stars of Corporate Governance” by the Millstein Center for Corporate Governance and Performance at the Yale School of Management.
It’s time to span the corporate governance globe to review important developments in July. Is Canada moving to one national securities regulator? What are proposed changes to the Shareholder Rights Directive? Read more
The SEC has approved a rule that requires companies to compare CEO and average worker pay — the “pay ratio” rule. Will it be a useful tool for investors or simply a way to shame companies and their boards? Read more
Should executives’ safety trump disclosing their pay? What is the future of dual-class shares in Hong Kong? Are there better returns in activist investing? These topics and more are examined in our June CorpGov Roundup. Read more