Council of Institutional Investors

Section: December 16, 2021 | Vol 26, Issue 46
SEC Approves Plans to Close Insider Trading Loopholes, Bring More Transparency to Stock Buybacks
In an early holiday gift, the SEC December 15 unanimously approved proposed rules that would close loopholes and enhance transparency of executive trading plans in company stock.
CII, CFA Institute Support Proposed Amendments to Form N-PX with Some Changes
CII and the CFA Institute sent a letter to the SEC December 14 on the commission’s proposed amendments to Form N-PX generally supporting the proposed changes and making suggestions for improvements.
BlackRock Expands Focus on Climate Risk and Diversity, Adopts Policies on ESG Metrics in Compensation and PBC Conversions
CIIBlackRock Investment Stewardship published new proxy voting guidelines and global principles for the 2022 proxy season.
Royal Dutch Shell Shareholders Vote to Ditch Dual-Class Shares, Move to U.K.
Royal Dutch Shell shareholders on December 10 overwhelmingly approved plans to scrap the company’s dual-class stock structure and move its headquarters to the U.K. from the Netherlands.