May 16, 2017
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.
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.
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Pay ratio rule comment period reopened, extraction rule under Dodd-Frank repealed and board refreshment trends headline the February 21, 2017 newsletter.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.
This edition reports on the newly issued policies of proxy advisors ISS and Glass Lewis.
This edition reports on the potential tax reform impacts of the 2016 Presidential election.
This edition reports on the SEC’s proposed amendments to proxy rules to require universal proxy cards.