The Sims, Electronic Arts

24 July, 2017

Advisors recommend vote against The Sims chairman

Shareholders have been advised to vote against the reappointment of the chairman of computer games maker Electronic Arts Inc., the company behind international hits such as The Sims and the FIFA footb...
Halfords

17 July, 2017

Halfords faces opposition to reappointment of auditor

Halfords, the car carts and bicycle retailer, faces opposition to the reappointment of Big Four firm KPMG as auditor over concerns about independence.
Tokyo, Japan, Japan's boards

10 July, 2017

Japan’s boards face criticism over former executives’ retirement perks

Japan's corporate boards are coming under increasing pressure from shareholders to be more transparent regarding the salaries and roles of former executives. For more than 20 years, boards in Japan...
AstraZeneca

28 April, 2017

AstraZeneca shareholders signal concerns over pay

Pharmaceuticals giant AstraZeneca received a warning shot from shareholders when almost 40% voted against the company's annual remuneration report. The vote at
bricks, housebuilding

24 April, 2017

Adviser concern builds for executive pay at Persimmon

The housebuilding sector faces further controversy over executive pay after it emerged that shareholder advisers have issued guidance to vote against the pay deal at Persimmon. The Financial Ti...
Bob Dudley, BP

7 April, 2017

BP cuts chief executive’s pay package by 40%

Energy giant BP has cut the pay package of chief executive Bob Dudley by 40%, to $11.6m, in response to shareholder concerns. BP becomes the latest board to act on pay against a backdrop of increa...
Theresa May, prime minister

13 February, 2017

Shareholders seek softer measure over binding pay votes

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13 February, 2017

What’s behind the rise in shareholder class actions?

Lately in Australia, there have been several
Theresa May, prime minister

12 October, 2016

Will Theresa May transform business?

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