Section: Aug. 11, 2022 | Vol 27, Issue 30
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.
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.
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.”
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.