Shareholders Monthly archive

Nov 29, 2018
Transfer agent leaders urge creative thinking
Transfer agents must respond to a shrinking shareholder base by looking for new ways to offer services and boost contacts, industry leaders have warned. Speaking at a recent Shareholder Services Association (SSA) event, panelists noted that in recent years there has been a declining pool of shareholders in the listed public markets and many more private issuers than in the past. Dorothy Flynn, president with Broadri...
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Nov 19, 2018
SEC hosts proxy adviser debate as legislation proposed in Senate
The SEC could be open to imposing a review period for issuers to assess the accuracy of proxy advisory firms’ reports prior to publication, SEC commissioner Elad Roisman said during an event hosted by the regulator last week. The SEC hosted a full-day event to review and assess the proxy process, looking at the way votes are administered and cast, digging into how shareholder proposals are put...
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Nov 09, 2018
The week in GRC: Tesla names new board chair, and IMF’s Lagarde calls for more women business leaders
– The Wall Street Journal reported that Citigroup plans to keep its CEO and chair roles separate. The bank’s board said it had selected director John Dugan, a former top banking regulator, as its next chair. Dugan will move into the role in January, following Michael O’Neill’s retirement, setting him up to preside over the bank’s annual m...
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