9 May, 2017

RBS faces concern over diversity and pay ahead of AGM

RBS executives can expect a tough time this week at its AGM, with shareholders advised to vote against the reappointment of chairman Howard Davies and to oppose the company's remuneration policy. ...

28 April, 2017

Barclays’ CEO risks shareholder backlash over whistleblowing scandal

Shareholders in Barclays Bank have been advised to abstain when voting on the reappointment of chief executive Jes Staley because he is being investigated over efforts made to

18 April, 2017

Wells Fargo directors a week away from critical vote

Wells Fargo, the troubled US bank, is just one week away from an annual general meeting at which the roles of many of its board directors could be threatened. According to the Wall Street Jo...
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31 March, 2017

ISS cuts support for activist investors

Proxy adviser ISS has reduced its support for activist investors by almost half since the beginning of the year, according to research.

24 January, 2017

Greencore faces executive pay opposition

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15 May, 2015

Activism gains a gallic flavour

Shareholder action follows the introduction of “say on pay” guidelines to France’s corporate governance code in 2013, requiring executive remuneration to be submitted to a shareholder vote. ...