The finalized Commonsense Principles of Corporate Governance provide a good starting place for effective governance in US companies. They offer a major step forward in improving engagement between shareowners and the companies they invest in.
If short-termism is so short-sighted, why does it still dominate investment management strategies and corporate decision-making?
Best practices for sound corporate stewardship and effective communication with stakeholders to foster stronger, more resilient firms.
If the investor profile of Asia’s equity markets stays the same, it will hinder the development of Asia’s capital markets, and consequently, inhibit economic growth.
Ex-SEC Chair Mary Schapiro and veteran Wall Streeter Sallie Krawcheck debate the causes and effects of short-termism, including its influence on investor behavior, corporate management incentives, and societal consequences.
As part of its Challenging Industry Norms series that debates critical issues facing the investment industry, CFA Institute teamed up with State Street to take a closer look at whether misaligned interests are transforming the investment profession.
John Kay, chair of the review of UK Equity Markets and Long-Term Decision-Making, and BlackRock’s Fons Lute debate whether the investment industry operates to serve the need of long-term investment for the ultimate benefit of society.
As part of its Challenging Industry Norms series, CFA Institute teams up with State Street to examine whether misaligned interests are transforming the investment profession.
CFA Institute members weigh in on policies to foster long-term financing to the European economy and investment in long-term assets.
John Rogers, CFA, president and CEO of CFA Institute, recently discussed shareholder responsibility in an interview with Bloomberg TV's "The Pulse."
There is no corporate governance issue that enflames opinion more than executive pay — and, more specifically, banker pay.
Recent activism by noted hedge fund investors — think David Einhorn and Apple and Carl Icahn and Dell — raises the question of whether shareowner activists are quick-buck artists who compromise market integrity because they lack patience, or investor advocates with the temerity to shake up companies that have grown complacent.
By now you have probably heard that Dell founder Michael Dell is looking to take his eponymously named company private with the help of private equity firm Silver Lake Partners. The size of the deal, at $24.4 billion, has caught the imagination of the financial media as it would represent the largest private equity buyout since the financial crisis.