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Corporate Governance

Expert Panel: Executive Pay Disclosure in the “Say on Pay” Era

Because the CD&A is a company’s primary engagement tool with investors, it must tell a company’s compensation story in a concise manner that investors will understand.

CorpGov Roundup: Proxy Access, Sustainable Investments, Seeking Comments

Scanning corpgov headlines worldwide for October, all seems right by investors.

Toshiba Accounting Scandal: A Corporate Culture Problem

Its governance structure looked good on paper, but we know now that Toshiba ineffectively monitored its reporting. How can this be avoided?

CorpGov Roundup: VW Busted, BofA Vote Bucks Trend, and Proxy Season Planning Commences

Is there a governance angle to VW scandal, and Bank of America shareholders vote to keep dual chairman-CEO role.

How Do CFA Institute Members Integrate ESG into Investment Decisions?

ESG gains ground as investors seek out companies that value good corporate governance.

Joint CEO-Chairman Role: Is Bank of America Backsliding on Corporate Governance?

What do investors think of proposed plan to combine CEO and chairman duties?

CorpGov Roundup: Toshiba Scandal Shows Work Remains in Japan, US Proxy Access

Spanning the globe, here are corporate governance highlights from August.

CFA Institute Survey: How Do ESG Issues Factor into Investment Decisions?

Poll finds 73% of poll takers consider ESG issues in their investment analysis and decisions.

Corp Gov Roundup: Post-Petrobras Scandal Reforms, “Clawbacks” of Exec Bonuses

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?

SEC’s CEO-Worker Pay Ratio Rule: Is It a Mixed Bag for Investors?

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?

CorpGov Roundup: Executive Pay, Dual-Class Shares, Returns on Activist Investing

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.

CorpGov Roundup: Chaebol Governance Challenging, India Stewardship Code in Its Infancy

Should long-term EU shareowners be rewarded, how South Korea’s chaebol system challenges minority stakeholders, why is The Economist telling Japanese investors not so fast?

Corp Gov Roundup: Double Voting Rights Causing Stir, Spring Proxy Season in Swing

France’s Florange Law, proxy season in the US, and the Saudi governance index make corporate governance headlines in April.

Executive Pay: Updated CD&A Template Supports Better Pay-for-Performance Storytelling

What do investors want from compensation disclosure? Clear, concise narrative of executive pay strategy.

CorpGov Roundup: Private Ordering and Proxy Access, Dual-Class Shares, “Two Strikes” Rule

It’s time to span the corporate governance globe to review important developments from the month of March.

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