Proxy firms targeted in Canadian regulatory overhaul

Canada proposes proxy system overhaul The role of proxy advisory firms and proxy plumbing in Canada could be set for a fundamental overhaul, following the publication of findings by the Capital Markets Modernisation Taskforce (CMMT).  In a wide-ranging remit, the taskforce has made over 70 proposals, which include giving regulators new powers, reforming shareholder voting and calling for the introduction […]

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IFRS: Climate-related disclosures Guest post by Paul Lee November’s newsletter from the global accounting regulator, the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) is big news, and is a big step towards accounting that is consistent with the Paris Agreement. The paper by Nick Anderson, IASB board member and former fund manager and head of research at […]

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