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The BEAR has arrived
13/11/2017

ADIs must comply with most requirements by 1 July 2018. Read more read more

Nobel prize integrates economics with psychology – a pity that it has not been yet applied to executive pay
13/11/2017

The research explored limited rationality, social preferences, and lack of self-control.Read more read more

UK’s Investment Association’s long slide to encouraging mediocity
10/11/2017

The UK Investment Association has released updated guidances for the upcoming 2018 voting season.Read more read more

Australia slowly makes some headway with a stewardship code, but only for asset managers and not superannuation funds
10/11/2017

The Financial Services Council has released an Internal Governance and Asset Stewardship Standard.Read more read more

Research indicates executives are using buybacks and M&A for short term gains
10/11/2017

The short-term versus long-term returns on buybacks and M&As are telling. Read more read more

Proposed US tax changes impact on US and Australian executive pay
09/11/2017

Unintended consequences of US tax anomalies led to the incredible escalation in executive payRead more read more

CPA Australia review lays bare board pay decisions
09/10/2017

The independent review of CPA Australia’s remuneration includes key lessons for boards.Read more read more

ISS sold – again
09/10/2017

Proxy advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) has been purchased by Genstar Capital.Read more read more

The BEAR – draft legislation muddies director accountabilty
09/10/2017

The Exposure Draft for the BEAR has been released. We summarise our views. Read more read more

Changes to proxy advisor guidelines
09/10/2017

CGI Glass Lewis and ISS have released updated proxy voting guidelines.Read more read more