British Columbia Investment Management Corp. is calling for the Ontario Securities Commission to require Canadian corporations to reserve at least 30% of the positions for directors and senior...
April 18, 2014 | 02:13 pm
Christian Brothers Investment Services is opposing the election of all Berkshire Hathaway Inc. directors, including Warren E. Buffett, chairman and CEO.
April 18, 2014 | 12:13 pm
Riviera Beach (Fla.) General Employees' Retirement System preliminarily resolved a lawsuit it filed against Aaron's Inc. and its directors accusing the company of illegally restructuring its board in ...
April 16, 2014 | 04:06 pm
CalPERS and the New York City Retirement Systems are calling on shareholders to oppose the re-election of four independent directors to Duke Energy Corp.'s board, accusing them of having...
April 15, 2014 | 12:18 pm
CalSTRS, Connecticut Retirement Plans & Trust Funds and Legal & General Investment Management withdrew their proposal at Walt Disney Co. calling for shareholder access to corporate proxy material to...
March 18, 2014 | 03:56 pm
Cohen & Steers Inc. plans to separate the chairman and CEO roles, effective Jan. 1.
November 11, 2013 | 05:15 pm
Twenty-First Century Fox Inc., shareholders voted with corporate management on all proxy proposals, including electing all 12 directors and ratifying CEO and other top executive compensation as well...
October 18, 2013 | 03:31 pm
CalSTRS plans to vote against the election of all 12 directors, including K. Rupert Murdoch, James R. Murdoch and Lachlan K. Murdoch, to the board at Twenty-First Century Fox Inc.
October 15, 2013 | 04:09 pm
Total pay for outside or non-executive directors at 469 of the largest U.S. companies rose 3% to $226,994, based on the median levels of companies that filed their 2012 fiscal year proxy statements...
September 17, 2013 | 04:24 pm
PNC Financial Services Group appointed Andrew Feldstein to its board of directors on Thursday, according to Marcey Zwiebel, a spokeswoman for PNC.
August 16, 2013 | 11:34 am
CalPERS urged the SEC to strengthen investor protection, accountability, disclosure and market regulation by addressing key priorities that would promote long-term value creation.
August 14, 2013 | 02:48 pm
The mechanism for electing and replacing directors on corporate boards — the shareholder vote — isn't working as it should at many companies.
July 08, 2013
The Council of Institutional Investors called on NYSE Euronext and Nasdaq OMX to force companies to remove so-called zombie directors, or those who fail to receive a majority of votes in uncontested...
June 21, 2013 | 03:26 pm
Despite opposition from large pension funds, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. shareholders voted in the majority to back management recommendations on all proposals.
June 07, 2013 | 12:31 pm
California State Teachers' Retirement System, West Sacramento, will vote against all 14 of the director nominees for Wal-Mart Stores Inc., leading a list of other pension funds opposed to at least...