The SEC Chair outlines his guiding principles; Hester Peirce renominated for SEC commissioner; 2016 director class attribute study shows mixed results for diversity progress on boards; shareholder proposals submitted in 2017 decreased by nearly 10%; and a survey shows how prepared companies are for the pay ratio disclosure.
Highlights include the SEC extends IPO confidentiality privilege to all companies; proxy season results show “fix-it” proposals aren’t gaining support; director pay is on the rise; and Broadridge reports on 2016 virtual annual shareholder meetings.
Highlights include CII outlines virtual annual shareholder meeting ‘wish list’; MSCI to gradually add Chinese shares to its emerging markets index; BlackRock’s vote bulletin on a recent climate change vote; and PwC US’s decision to add external directors to its board.
Highlights include The PCAOB adopts new auditor reporting standard; the Financial Choice Act passes US House of Representatives; 2017 mid-proxy season results; and another climate change proposal passes at ExxonMobil.
Highlights include investors voice concern to House Speaker about Financial Choice Act; CalPERS’ climate change shareholder proposal passes; PCAOB Board member raises concerns about audit committee oversight; and key staff positions within SEC filled.