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    2. Meet the Legislation Designed to Stifle Shareholders

      Meet the Legislation Designed to Stifle Shareholders
      When investors lose confidence in the people overseeing their companies, they can submit proposals to try to effect the changes they think are necessary. Such proposals are voted on at companies annual meetings, and if a majority of the votes are cast in favor the requested changes, companies will very often put them into effect. That is what happened at Wells Fargo in 2013. Then, as now, the New York ...
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    3. Government Consults on Executive Pay and Corporate Governance

      Government Consults on Executive Pay and Corporate Governance
      TheCorporate governance reformgreen paper, whichwas publishedon Tuesday 29 November 2016, sets out potential measures toaddress concerns aroundexecutive payandtransparency; how to strengthen stakeholder voices, including that of employees,in the boardroom; options forimproving corporate governance frameworks for large, privately-owned organisations ...
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    4. ‘Disproportionate’: Theresa May’s Plans to Rein in CEO Pay are Facing Criticism

      ‘Disproportionate’: Theresa May’s Plans to Rein in CEO Pay are Facing Criticism
      Prime Minister Theresa May is facing criticism over her plans to reform executive pay. Mays proposal to introduce binding shareholder votes on CEO pay every year for each company is a disproportionate response to the problem of high executive remuneration, a report from research group Big Innovation Centre said on Friday ...
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    5. May Courts Business Seeking to Avoid Brexit Exodus

      May Courts Business Seeking to Avoid Brexit Exodus
      Prime Minister Theresa May set out plans to get big business behind her Brexit strategy on Monday, toning down plans to put workers on company boards and promising to spend billions of pounds on science, technology and research. In return, May told business leaders at a conference hosted by the Confederation of British Industry, that they needed to keep up their own investment, embrace corporate governance reforms and help spread ...
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    6. U.K.'s May Pledges to Bolster Science Spending, Cut Corporate Tax Rate

      U.K.'s May Pledges to Bolster Science Spending, Cut Corporate Tax Rate
      British Prime Minister Theresa May said Monday the government would increase spending on science and technology and cut the corporate tax rate to the lowest level among the world's top 20 economies, in an effort to head off uncertainty stemming from the U.K.'s decision to leave the European Union. But in unveiling the strategy, she warned business leaders she planned to tighten corporate governance rules, including over ...
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    7. President Trump's Plan for SEC After Obama Means Big Changes

      President Trump's Plan for SEC After Obama Means Big Changes
      Post-recession Wall Street reform could head in a new direction. It will be a new day at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission after President-elect Donald Trump installs his choice to run the agency. With Trumps transition team already in regulatory-relief mode and promising to revamp the Dodd-Frank financial reform legislation, some rules already are marked for death or dialback ...
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    8. Silicon Valley Doesn't Know What to Expect From Trump

      Silicon Valley Doesn't Know What to Expect From Trump
      As a new president approaches Inauguration Day, the technology industry is staring into the unknown. Donald Trump's campaign had no position on supporting the startup community. No plan for dealing with artificial intelligence. No policies governing open data. And that doesn't even get to the heart of the industry's concerns about his social policy agenda ...
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    9. Investment Association Pressures FTSE 350 Bosses to Disclose Pay Ratios

      Investment Association Pressures FTSE 350 Bosses to Disclose Pay Ratios
      Britain's largest listed firms have been told to justify ballooning executive pay and disclose the pay ratios of median employees by a big-hitting investment group. The Investment Association (IA), whose members collectively manage over 5.7 trillion worth of assets, has written an open letter calling on FTSE 350 firms to meet new industry expectations for executive remuneration ...
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