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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

Germany: New Guidelines for Sustainable Remuneration

The German regulatory environment around corporate governance failed to keep the pace with that of many neighbouring countries for years. Now, an increase in shareholder opposition and media attention, along with the upcoming implementation of [...]

By |August 22, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Germany: New Guidelines for Sustainable Remuneration

German Companies Call for Greater Employee Share Participation

Despite the robust position that employees hold in the governance of German firms, occupying half of supervisory board seats, the country does not have the same record when it comes to share ownership.   That may [...]

By |November 10, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on German Companies Call for Greater Employee Share Participation

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

What Does the Pay Say?

The increasing spotlight on executive compensation shows no sign of abating, with the topic remaining a hot-button issue for shareholders and the general public alike, leading to critical headlines and political exhortations across the globe. Indeed, [...]

By |November 23, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on What Does the Pay Say?

2016 Proxy Season – Europe Guidelines Now Available

Glass Lewis has just released 2016 proxy season guidelines for several European markets: United Kingdom Germany France Continental Europe Guidelines for additional markets will be released over the next several weeks. The guidelines are a detailed [...]

By |December 9, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on 2016 Proxy Season – Europe Guidelines Now Available

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

Proxy Season Insider: Deutsche Bank

DEUTSCHE BANK Deutsche Boerse: DBK                                         Meeting Date: 5/22/2014 Just when shareholders thought Deutsche Bank’s long-standing legal [...]

By |May 15, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on Proxy Season Insider: Deutsche Bank
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