Governance Insights

A biweekly newsletter for directors and investors

Our biweekly newsletter, Governance Insights, brings you board governance and investor news, relevant thought leadership, and other content to help you stay informed and make important decisions as directors and shareholders.


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Highlights include Jay Clayton sworn in as SEC Chair; BlackRock reports on Q1 Stewardship activity; Board cyber practices survey indicates opportunities for improvement; and SEC Chief Accountant’s remarks on other reporting.

Highlights include updates to the Financial Choice Act; SEC Chief Accountant’s audit committee remarks; proxy access growth; and the CAQ’s new auditor assessment tool.

SEC Chair nominee advances to Senate vote; NYC Pension Funds set sights on companies with virtual-only meetings; a NYC panel explores director responsibilities related to recent cyber regulation; and more headline the April 18, 2017 newsletter.

Highlights include the UK’s move to trigger Brexit; SEC chair nominee Clayton’s confirmation hearing; and investors’ concerns about delaying the pay ratio rule.

Highlights include State Street’s announcement on gender diversity on boards, BlackRock’s 2017-2018 engagement priorities, investor engagement and unequal voting rights.

New York State Department of Financial Services’ cybersecurity regulation; 2017 proxy season hot topics; investor engagement; and regulatory reform.

Pay ratio rule comment period reopened, extraction rule under Dodd-Frank repealed and board refreshment trends headline the February 21, 2017 newsletter.

This edition reports on the recent letters to CEOs/board members from BlackRock and State Street CEOs.

This edition reports on the SEC’s examination priorities for 2017.

This edition reports on the President-elect Trump’s nominee for SEC Chair, Jay Clayton.

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