If the SEC adopts a rule as proposed, broker/dealers will no longer be able to use the term “adviser” or “advisor” in their names or titles when marketing themselves to investors.
Climate change is an issue that will have an immense impact on our lives and the financial world in the coming years. Engagement between issuers and investors on the issue is increasing as investors begin to plan for investing in a world with a lower carbon footprint.
Institutional investors continue to recognize the importance of their stewardship activities working to improve companies’ ESG, pay, and fiduciary practices through corporate engagement and proxy voting.
Several publications have exhorted regulatory authorities to craft policy interventions that incentivize a long-term analytical orientation of companies’ disclosures.
The revised Markets in Financial Instruments Directive comes into effect January 2018, introduces a sweeping overhaul of European financial markets.
CFA Institute is updating its Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS®), and listening to stakeholders’ needs is key to evolving them to be truly universally applicable to all asset types.
SEC's published guidance for Rule 14a-8(i)(7) will affect the ability of issuers to exclude shareowner proposals from the proxy statement.
Current proxy rules work against shareowners who are trying to vote in alternative and independent board members, but it is shortsighted of firms to ignore owners’ interests.
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