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About Chris Rushton

Chris is an analyst covering the Central European market.

Glass Lewis Submission of Public Comments on German Corporate Governance Code Consultation

The German Corporate Governance Code has just come to the end of a consultation phase, with market participants being invited to provide feedback on a large number of proposed amendments. The consultation may result in [...]

By |February 1, 2019|Blog, Regulatory Matters|Comments Off on Glass Lewis Submission of Public Comments on German Corporate Governance Code Consultation

Forty One Months to Sika/Saint-Gobain Solution

A seemingly interminable dispute over Sika AG's voting rights appears to have finally reached an end. The Swiss specialty chemicals company announced this morning that an amicable solution had been found with the Burkard family [...]

By |May 11, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Forty One Months to Sika/Saint-Gobain Solution

Glass Lewis Comments on Revisions to German Corporate Governance Code

Glass Lewis submitted comments on proposed revisions to the German Corporate Governance Code in December 2016. Download

By |December 15, 2016|Regulatory Matters|Comments Off on Glass Lewis Comments on Revisions to German Corporate Governance Code

German Gender Quota and Targets – A Study

Following the introduction of legal measures intended to increase the proportion of women in leadership positions in German publicly-listed companies, we looked at a snapshot of some of Germany's largest public companies at the time [...]

By |December 8, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on German Gender Quota and Targets – A Study

Proxy Season Insider – November 9

Highlights from the world of Proxy Papers you can’t afford to miss: Tesla Motors, Platinum Asset Management, Billabong International, Estia Health, Ainsworth Game Technology and Williams Companies.  Tesla Motors Inc. NASDAQ – November 17 Consistently [...]

By |November 9, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Proxy Season Insider – November 9

Bug in the system increases exhausting succession issues for VW. Time for a remodel?

Shortly after close of trading on Friday evening, news started to spread that German auto maker Volkswagen had been accused by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency of deliberately cheating the outcome of mandatory emissions tests [...]

By |September 24, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on Bug in the system increases exhausting succession issues for VW. Time for a remodel?

Proxy Season Insider: Deutsche Bank AG

DEUTSCHE BANK AG Deutsche Borse:  DBK      Annual Meeting: 5/21/2015 Deutsche Bank AG’s upcoming annual meeting is set to be a lively affair, with many shareholders likely to have further lost confidence in the Company’s [...]

By |May 20, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on Proxy Season Insider: Deutsche Bank AG
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