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    1. 23% of Bristol Myers-Squibb Shareholders Back Proposal About Drug Pricing, Compensation

      23% of Bristol Myers-Squibb Shareholders Back Proposal About Drug Pricing, Compensation

      "Our resolution asked how these very real concerns are being incorporated into corporate governance policies on executive compensation and, importantly, if these policies and practices are consistent with our company's stated mission of 'providing access to prescription medicines at fair prices,'" said ...

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    2. NY State Common to Oppose all Board Directors at Companies Without women members

      NY State Common to Oppose all Board Directors at Companies Without women members

      After the company provided revised corporate governance guidelines, the pension fund withdrew its shareholder resolution in mid-February. The guidelines include the statement: "The board believes that its membership should continue to reflect a diversity of gender, race, ethnicity, age, sexual ...

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    3. SEC Chairman Non-Committal on Dual-Class, Cybersecurity, Fiduciary Rulemaking

      SEC Chairman Non-Committal on Dual-Class, Cybersecurity, Fiduciary Rulemaking

      "It is an area where I would say really good lawyering and good corporate governance is necessary." Ms. Walter also asked Mr. Clayton to explain more about the SEC's initiative to address the different standards of conduct for investment advisers and broker-dealers. Mr. Clayton said it has become ...

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    4. Investors Put Skill Ahead of Gender or Ethnic Diversity in Choosing Directors, Survey Finds

      Investors Put Skill Ahead of Gender or Ethnic Diversity in Choosing Directors, Survey Finds

      Morrow Sodali is a global consulting firm that specializes in shareholder services, corporate governance , proxy solicitation and capital markets transactions. The survey results also showed that 93% of respondents integrated environmental, social and governance considerations into investment ...

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    5. NYC Comptroller Reports Two-Thirds of Engaged Companies Took Steps Toward Proxy Access

      NYC Comptroller Reports Two-Thirds of Engaged Companies Took Steps Toward Proxy Access

      Nearly two-thirds of companies served with challenges to corporate governance by the New York City Retirement Systems agreed during the 2017 proxy season to make changes and avoid a proxy fight, said a report Tuesday by Scott Stringer, New York City comptroller and fiduciary for the five pension ...

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    6. Wells Fargo Forms Stakeholder Advisory Council, Names CalSTRS' Anne Sheehan to Group

      Wells Fargo Forms Stakeholder Advisory Council, Names CalSTRS' Anne Sheehan to Group

      Wells Fargo has launched a stakeholder advisory council to enhance its understanding of issues relevant to stakeholders and the company, and has named Anne Sheehan, director of corporate governance at the $219.6 California State Teachers' Retirement System, West Sacramento, among the ...

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    7. NYC Comptroller Updates Proxy-Voting Guidelines for City Pension Funds

      NYC Comptroller Updates Proxy-Voting Guidelines for City Pension Funds

      NYC comptroller files 72 proxy-access proposals in 'boardroom accountability' project New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer on Friday revised guidelines for the city retirement systems’ corporate governance principles and proxy-voting guidelines, adding more of a focus on disparate pay ratios and LGBT inclusion on boards...

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