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Proxy advisors have 'undue influence': Jamie Dimon

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 11 APR 2024
... not representative of the full view and not accurate," Dimon said. He said while almost all asset managers receive proxy advisor data and recommendations, the majority do not vote independently of this information. Moreover, stewardship committees responsible ...

AMP flags first strike on remuneration

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 31 MAR 2023
AMP anticipates it will receive a first strike on its remuneration report following disgruntled shareholder feedback at this morning's annual general meeting. Based on votes that were already cast, AMP chair Debra Hazelton said while "the first strike ...

CFS awards stewardship mandate

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 3 MAY 2022
Colonial First State has appointed EOS at Federated Hermes for proxy advisory services. EOS at Federated Hermes will provide engagement, voting and public policy support for Colonial First State's global equity investments. "We believe that active ownership ...

Disclosure lacking in common ownership: Committee

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 18 MAR 2022
The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics has recommended greater disclosure obligations for institutional investors and proxy advisors and for the ACCC to actively monitor common ownership in Australia - all the while sharing little ...

Proxy advice reforms defeated

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 11 FEB 2022
... proxy adviser, was also pleased. "We are pleased with the news that the Australian Senate voted to overturn the proxy advisor regulations released by the Treasury in December," Nichol Garzon-Mitchell, senior vice president, general counsel at Glass Lewis ...

Proxy advisers under scrutiny

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 3 MAY 2021
Proposed new legislation will see proxy advisers forced to be much more transparent on how and why they vote on matters put to shareholders. The government is proposing to reform proxy voting by requiring superannuation funds to disclose more detailed ...

Top companies still in the dark on ESG

DARREN SNYDER  |  THURSDAY, 2 JUN 2016
Corporate advisory firm Company Matters believes there are several companies within the ASX 300 who are coming up short when it comes to ESG disclosure. Company Matters director Janine Rolfe said the recent KPMG analysis of listed entities' disclosures ...

PROFILE: BlackRock head of corporate governance Pru Bennett

ALEX BURKE  |  TUESDAY, 22 SEP 2015
On a quiet afternoon in 2000, Pru Bennett was sitting with the three other partners of proxy advisory firm Corporate Governance International, wondering how they were going to jumpstart the business. "Gee," she remembers thinking, "We just need a few ...
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