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Voting by institutional investors on corporate governance issues in the 1987 proxy season

Sharon Marcil

Voting by institutional investors on corporate governance issues in the 1987 proxy season

by Sharon Marcil

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Published by Investor Responsibility Research Center in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stockholders" voting -- United States.,
  • Proxy -- United States.,
  • Institutional investments -- United States.,
  • Tender offers (Securities)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Sharon Marcil and Peg O"Hara.
    SeriesCorporate governance service
    ContributionsO"Hara, Peg., Investor Responsibility Research Center.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination131 p. ;
    Number of Pages131
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16589606M

    The panel discussed whether board oversight of corporate strategy include climate and other sustainability issues, and how companies and investors are approaching the issue. The conversation then moved to issues of executive compensation, including whether “say on pay” is working, proper performance incentives overall and for sustainability. of the right to vote in corporate elections, and the role that institutional investors, like mutual funds, play in the corporate landscape. Mutual funds exercise their substantial voting power by outsourcing key voting functions and corporate governance decisions to the proxy advisory industry.

    proxy voting. Voting on issues put to shareholders is an important responsibility of ownership. For small shareholders, this may be the only part of corporate govern-ance in which they participate. Shareholders normally vote on key issues, such as 4. Bernard S. Black, Shareholder Passivity Reexamined, 89 MICH. L. REV. , (). 5.   Nine institutional investor co-filers urge all shareholders to vote for this proposal; Item 6 in the proxy. 3. ExxonMobil XOM and petrochemical risk, May

    4. The organization of share voting by institutional investors. With the thousands of public companies held by institutional investors, each with an annual meeting and a variety of matters to vote on, voting shares is a huge task. Major institutional investors establish dedicated proxy voting . See James R. Copland, Getting the Politics Out of Proxy Season, Wall St. J., Apr. 22, See Roberta Romano, Less Is More: Making Institutional Investor Activism a Valuable Mechanism of Corporate Governance, 18 Yale J. Reg. , –49 ().


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Voting by institutional investors on corporate governance issues in the 1987 proxy season by Sharon Marcil Download PDF EPUB FB2

Voting by institutional investors on corporate governance issues: Responsibility: IRRC. References Bergin, Paul R.,Voting by institutional investors on corporate governance issues in the proxy season (Investor Responsibility Research Center, Washington, DC).

Brickley, James A., Sanjai Bhagat, and Ronald C. Lease,The impact of long-range managerial compensation plans on shareholder by: Consequently, institutional investors began having more direct negotiation with company management and less reliance on proxy proposals.

Anand () discusses the fact that byshareholder activism had evolved from a proxy season (March–June) phenomenon to a year-round activity.

At the end ofthe USA quit operations on the basis Cited by: Keywords: proxy voting, firm performance, corporate governance, institutional investors, National PensionService JELClassificationCodes: G23,G30,G32 I. Introduction Institutional arrangements have been established in order to improve the corporate governance ever since the financial crisis in Korea.

For example, the audit committee and. Institutional investors are increasingly expected to engage with their investee companies to try to help ensure that the investee companies have an appropriate corporate governance structure and Author: Chris Mallin. Institutional investors and especially pension funds are expected to grow rapidly in many industrialized countries that are going to rely more on private funded schemes.

One possible spillover effect will be the participation of pension funds in corporate governance issues. The role of institutional investors in corporate governance has been. Cremers, K. Martijn and Romano, Roberta, Institutional Investors and Proxy Voting: The Impact of the Mutual Fund Voting Disclosure Regulation (Aug ).

Yale ICF Working Paper No. ; Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. ; European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 83/Cited by:   In doing so, institutional investors reveal both that corporate governance is important and that the proxy process is an important channel for corporate governance.

In contrast to the activity around a proxy vote’s record date, we find that the large increase in loan fees around the time of the ex-dividend record date is driven by an increase in borrowing demand for cash flow reasons.

Spring The Proxy Advisory and Corporate Governance Industry: 3 The Case for Increased Oversight and Control funds. 6 As of Decemit advised approximately 2, organizations,7 and at the end ofISS advised an estimated $20 trillion of by: We analyze how proxy advisors, which sell voting recommendations to shareholders, affect corporate decision-making.

If the quality of the advisor's information is low, there is overreliance on its. "Proxy Insight is a critical tool for understanding investor voting trends. The full suite of resources, including proxy voting history and important data on top investors, makes Proxy Insight a must-have for any corporate governance advisor." Abe M.

Friedman. The annual meeting season is upon us and this time issues of corporate governance are expected to take centre it pressure from institutional shareholders, activists, proxy advisory firms.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region.

Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk. CII gathers member proxy voting guidelines on a consistent basis. Proxy voting guidelines are written statements describing how votes are to be cast on issues appearing on corporate ballots.

In our paper, Institutional Investors and Proxy Voting: The Impact of the Mutual Fund Voting Disclosure Regulation, Martijn Cremers and I examine the impact of the mutual fund voting disclosure rule on corporate governance by examining its effect on proxy voting outcomes.

We presented our paper at the National Bureau of Economic Research Conference on Corporate Law and Investor. Investors interested in determining whether a specific company has proxy access can check a company's Investor Relations page on its corporate website.

If such searches don't result in answers, investors can try looking up the company's 8-K statements filed on the SEC's EDGAR database. Real-time proxy voting disclosure by big funds could drive competition for investments from individual investors and smaller institutional investors with few resources for proxy analysis.

public opinion on corporate governance issues, as reflected in media coverage and surveys, is strongly associated with investor voting, particularly. 1 See, e.g., PAUL R.

BERGIN, VOTING BY INSTITUTIONAL INVESTORS ON CORPORATE GOVERNANCE ISSUES IN THE PROXY SEASON 1 () (stating that "institutional shareholders are continuing to become more active participants in the proxy voting process-taking their voting rights more seriously and using the proxy process toCited by: 1.

“Voting by Institutional Investors on Corporate Governance Issues in the Proxy Season.” Washington, DC: Investor Responsibility Research Center ( Cited by: role of institutional investors in corporate governance.

After analyzing the changing role of institutional investors, Professor Barnard considers some of the policy questions raised by increased shareholder activism and explores some of the positive and Cited by:.

CII believes the SEC should amend its rules so that in any proxy contest, shareholders receive a card with the names of all nominees.

That would give shareholders the freedom to vote for any combination of candidates that they wish to represent them. The SEC Investor Advisory Committee has recommended that the commission explore relaxing the bona fide nominee rule.

ISS has been a part of that, growing from our four-person, one client operation in to a world-wide enterprise advising institutional investors on proxy and other governance issues, at .Start studying fin - corporate finance, creating shareholder value and corporate governance III.

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