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Tag Archives: proxy access

2018 ISS and Glass Lewis Updates

Posted in Corporate Governance, Proxy Voting
Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) and Glass, Lewis & Co. (Glass Lewis) have both released updates to their Canadian proxy voting recommendation guidelines for the 2018 proxy season. The following summary outlines the significant changes made by ISS (ISS Updates) and Glass Lewis  (Glass Lewis Updates) to their respective Canadian proxy advisory guidelines. ISS Definition of… Continue Reading

2016 ISS and Glass Lewis Updates

Posted in Contested Situations, Corporate Governance, Directors & Officers, Proxy Voting, Stock Exchanges
Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) and Glass, Lewis & Co. (Glass Lewis) have both released updates to their Canadian proxy voting recommendation guidelines for the 2016 proxy season. The following summary outlines the significant changes made by ISS (ISS Updates) and Glass Lewis (Glass Lewis Updates) to their respective Canadian proxy advisory guidelines. ISS Definition of… Continue Reading

The Canadian Coalition for Good Governance Releases Policy Paper on Proxy Access

Posted in Continuous & Timely Disclosure, Corporate Governance, Directors & Officers, Elections of Directors, Proxy Voting
The Canadian Coalition for Good Governance (CCGG) has released a policy paper entitled “Shareholder Involvement in the Director Nomination Process:  Enhanced Engagement and Proxy Access”. In the policy paper, CCGG refers to “proxy access” as the ability of shareholders to have meaningful input into the director nomination process, whether by being able to influence who… Continue Reading