Almost 14 years since European markets firmly embraced the concept of separating the role of Chair/CEO,  most US issuers are still contemplating what it means for them. That could be set to change following the success of trade union SEIU’s proposal to reform the Bank of America board. The proposal to amend BoA’s bylaws requiring an independent […]

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Two notable shareholder resolutions on both sides of the Atlantic have put the role of UK investors in pressing for change at quoted companies firmly in the spotlight. Texas Instruments (TI) has come under close scrutiny from RailPEN, the investment arm of the UK’s Railways Pension Fund and one of the UK’s largest pension investors.  Resolution […]

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