Council of Institutional Investors

Section: Aug. 11, 2022 | Vol 27, Issue 30
CII Opposes Nasdaq’s Proposal on Direct Listings
In an August 8 letter, CII urged the SEC not to approve a recent Nasdaq listing standard proposal regarding direct listings with a capital raise.
Tesla Shareholders Pass Proxy Access Proposal

At Tesla’s August 4 annual meeting, one of the eight shareholder proposals that went to a vote passed, two garnered strong support and two management proposals failed to pass.
GOP Attorneys General Blast BlackRock for Promoting ‘Climate Agenda’
Nineteen Republican attorneys general sent a letter to BlackRock CEO Laurence Fink August 4 accusing the asset manager of sacrificing state pension funds’ returns to “BlackRock’s climate agenda.”
New Research Highlights Problems Related to Record Dates

In a forthcoming paper on shareowner meetings, research by Scott Hirst and Adriana Robertson reveals the extent to which companies’ meeting agendas are hidden from shareholders’ view until after the record date has passed.