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PIRC Welcomes ‘Shareholder Committees’ in new High Pay Centre Report

1 September 2016 I A broad welcome has been given by PIRC to a new report addressing short termism and challenging shareholder apathy in trying to improve company corporate governance.

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LAPFF Joins Clinical Trials Disclosure Campaign

4th August 2015 | UK Local Authority Funds add to Investor Pressure for Transparency from Global Pharmaceutical Industry

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HMRC Launches Tax Compliance Consultation

28th July 2015 | Improved Transparency Sought but Key Information to Remain Undisclosed

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MEPs Vote to Strengthen Shareholder Rights Directive

21st July 2015 | Country by Country tax reporting, shareholder transparency and voting on pay all given boost by EU Parliament

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FTSE 100 Reaches Initial Davies Target on Diversity

14th July 2015 | Female Representation on Biggest Boards Tips 25% but Steep Climb Yet For FTSE 350

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UK Regulators Announce New Remuneration Rules

30th June 2015 | Tighter Conditions on Bonus Payments and Clawbacks Now in Pipeline

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The Transatlantic Gap-What To Do about Chevron and Exxon?

16th June 2015| Shareholders Mull Range of Engagement and Resolution Options for 2016 AGMs

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European Shareholder Rights Directive up for Vote in July

June 9th 2015 | Country by Country tax transparency in the balance as MEPs ponder historic vote on wide ranging corporate governance reforms.

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Is Shell about to Leave ALEC?

2nd June 2015 | Opening for shareholder engagement as pressure grows over membership of climate denier lobby group

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Global Bank Misconduct Bill Closes in on Quarter Trillion

2nd June 2015 | Shareholders and customers foot an enormous bill for malfeasance but jail sentences still a distant mirage

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Transatlantic Gap in Oil and Gas Grows

26th May 2015 | Energy companies divide as shareholder groups move closer

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Call for Transparency on Asset Manager AGM Votes

26th May 2015 | Closer Alignment With Stewardship Code Needed says Share Action

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Record UK Shareholder Vote in Favour Of Labour Resolution

May 19th 2015| But National Express Board Remains Unmoved

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AGM Voting Out in the Open

5th May 2015 | Pre Meeting Transparency by LGS Australia - a Pointer to the Future

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National Express under More International Scrutiny

28th April 2015 | Pressure Over US Labour Standards Grows in Run Up to AGM

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BP AGM-Who’s Next to Aim for A?

21st April 2015 | Can investor groups establish a new global standard for climate risk transparency and disclosure?

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Louise Davidson Appointed CEO of ACSI

13th April 2015 | New Leader for Peak Australian Investor ESG Council

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Global Corporate Tax Gap in the Multi-Billions Says MSCI

14th April 2015 | Meanwhile LAPFF Seeks Tax Transparency from the FTSE 100

Global Corporate Tax Gap in the Multi-Billions Says MSCI - Read More…

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