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.
Under the guise of protecting investors, a new bill may impose unnecessary regulation on US proxy advisory industry. France is close to binding say-on-pay standard. Japan’s corpgov improving. Read more
Report challenges current state of UK’s corporate governance. Is a US proxy dream coming true? Broadridge shares proxy work on end-to-end vote confirmation. Do activist investors need a lobbyist? Read more
SASB comment period on sustainability accounting standards for 79 industries in 10 sectors is underway through 6 July. Why was project necessary? How should investors use this new information? Read more
The Council of Institutional Investors calls for IPO companies to abandon dual-class structures. T. Rowe Price takes even bolder stand. MENA, South Africa part of corpgov newsmakers in March. Read more
Financial luminaries Jamie Dimon, Warren Buffett, and the heads of BlackRock, Fidelity, Vanguard, and others have held meetings to work on improving the corporate governance of public companies. Read more
Research on the materiality of nonfinancial disclosures from the buy and sell sides’ perspectives and the New York City Comptroller’s expansion of its “Boardroom Accountability Project” are among corpgov news spanning the globe in January. Read more