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Universal Proxy Ballot vs. Proxy Access: Which Leads to Better Board Accountability?

A universal proxy ballot is no replacement for more meaningful change to the current proxy system.

Proxy Access Moves from Back Burner: Will More Companies Embrace the GE Model? (Podcast)

Amid growing momentum to give shareholders the right to nominate director candidates on a company's ballot, Matt Orsagh, CFA, makes case for SEC “to take another look at proxy access.”

Corp Gov Roundup: “Collective Action,” Chairman-CEO Split, Pension Plan Governance

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

Corp Gov Roundup: US Flips Proxy Access Ruling, Norway Enhances Pension Fund Governance

It’s time to span the corporate governance globe to review important developments in January.

Whole Foods Fallout? SEC Suspends ‘No Action’ Relief for Competing Proxy Access Proposals

In a surprise move, SEC reverses controversial December decision that allowed companies to exclude shareholder ballots that conflict with management’s own proposals.

Corp Gov Roundup: European, Global Economic Risks; Two Take Whole Foods’ Tack on Proxy Access

It’s time to span the corporate governance globe to review important developments in December.

SEC OKs Whole Foods’ Proxy Access Proposal, but Is It in Investors’ Best Interests?

SEC decision may make it easy for companies to avoid meaningful proxy access simply by placing their own proxy access proposals on the ballot, with high-ownership thresholds.

Corp Gov Roundup: Risk, Compliance, Shareholder Value “Alignment Gap,” Proxy Access

It’s time to span the corporate governance globe to review important developments in November.

Corp Gov Roundup: Executive Pay, Shareholder Rights, Proxy Vote Disclosure

Spanning the corporate governance globe to review important developments from the month of October.

New Research Bolsters Case for Proxy Access: Will SEC Take Action?

CFA Institute report: Proxy access would benefit US shareowners with little cost or disruption to companies and markets as a whole.

Corp Gov Roundup: Shareholder Engagement, Proxy Voting Guidelines for 2015

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

Corp Gov Roundup: In Alibaba Aftermath Will Hong Kong Stick to “One Share, One Vote”?

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

Corp Gov Roundup: Short-Termism, Proxy Access, Pension Funds

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

Corp Gov Roundup: Majority Voting Rules, Investor Stewardship Codes, “Say on Pay”

It’s time to span the corporate governance globe to review important developments from the month of February. Topics include shareowner rights recommendations in Brazil, the adoption of majority voting rules in Canada, the development of the investor stewardship code in Japan, and more.



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