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.
The asset management industry does not pose the same types of systemic risks to the economy as the banking industry does, and the US Treasury agrees.
The use of structured data has the potential to simplify reporting burdens and make it easier for investors to access company data, but there are still challenges in its implementation.
Recent contested proxy vote at Proctor & Gamble highlights the antiquated approach to counting ballots from registered shareholders. The approach is bad corporate governance and needs to change.
In this week’s case, you have to consider whether sharing your investment philosophy in a financial newsletter and encouraging people to follow it, especially if it helps them, is all that bad.
Revised revenue recognition requirements become effective at the beginning of 2018, and early adopters are helping to expose the effect of the changes on amount, timing, and presentation of revenue.
CFA Institute surveyed its members about whether they are considering ESG factors in their investment process and to get a sense for any trends in the evolving ESG landscape.
In response to the US Treasury’s June 2017 report, the Systemic Risk Council warns that some of the proposals could jeopardize the financials system’s resilience.
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