Tag Archives: shareholder

Bad Boys, Bad Governance

The TakeAway: Lapses in Personal Ethical Conduct Often Point to Bad Corporate Governance Late last Friday, in case you missed it, Hewlett-Packard fired its CEO Mark Hurd, amidst charges of improper behavior.  Michelle Leder of footnoted.org noted that HP buried … Continue reading

Posted in Corporate Governance | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Tackling “Corporate-Carditis”: SEC Proposes Quadruple Bypass Surgery on Proxy System

Part Two of a Two-Part Post Yesterday, in a rare expression of unanimity, the five SEC Commissioners all voted to approve a Concept Release that proposes sweeping revisions of the US proxy voting system.  This is akin to quadruple bypass … Continue reading

Posted in Public Policy, Stakeholder Engagement | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

We’ve Only Just Begun: Why Today’s SEC Open Meeting Matters

Part One of a Two-Part Post This morning, the SEC held an open meeting to issue what’s called a “concept release”, the Commission’s mechanism for considering rule revisions by floating a first draft of policy open to public comment for … Continue reading

Posted in Stakeholder Engagement | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments