Council of Institutional Investors

Section: May 6, 2021 | Vol 26, Issue 17
New CII-REF Report Examines Market Structure Issues in the Wake of GameStop
A new CII Research and Education Fund (CII-REF) report addresses three issues at the forefront of policymaking in the wake of the “meme stock” trading frenzy that roiled the U.S. equities market in January 2021.
SEC Chair Gary Gensler Testifies at House Financial Services Hearing on GameStop
The House Financial Services Committee hearing held a third hearing May 6 on issues raised by the explosive trading in GameStop.
CII Supports Implementation of the Holding Foreign Companies Accountable Act
CII sent a letter May 5 to the SEC supporting an effective and timely implementation of the Holding Foreign Companies Accountable Act by the commission and providing feedback on some of the law’s provisions.
Recent Say-on-Pay Votes Signal Shareholders’ Discontent
In what could be an indication of a proxy season trend, the pay packages at three corporate giants recently received exceptionally low levels of shareholder support at the firms’ 2021 annual meetings.
ESG Proposals Register High Levels of Support at Recent Annual Meetings
ESG shareholder proposals received unusually strong support at recent corporate annual meetings.
Upcoming Annual Meetings Featuring Shareholder Proposals Filed by CII Members
Each proxy season, CII highlights upcoming annual meetings at which shareholder proposals filed by CII members will come to votes.