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Protecting Shareholders From Activist Proxies

The SEC needs to put more teeth in its guidance and clarify its standards. This month’s showdown at DuPont Co., in which shareholders rejected an activist campaign to install four new board members, brought proxy advisory firms’ bias back into the news: All three of the company’s largest institutional shareholders ignored the proxy recommendations to vote for candidates whose primary qualification was loyalty to the activist...

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