Council of Institutional Investors

Covid-19 Resource Center


CII is closely monitoring regulatory and legislative developments and the capital markets during the Covid-19 crisis. To assist our members, we have created a Covid-19 Resource Center with pertinent information on issues of particular concern to institutional investors and governance professionals. All our Covid-19 content is free to access. New resources are added regularly so please check back and contact us if you have information or suggestions for new content.

News, Advocacy & Analysis from CII:
May 3, 2020 CII letter to the SEC Investor Advisory Committee on public company disclosure considerations and shareholder engagement/virtual shareholder metings in the Covid-19 pandemic context
April 2, 2020 Webinar Speakers Express Differing Views on Virtual Meetings during Covid-19 Pandemic
April 2, 2020 ILPA Urges Feds to Allow Small Businesses Owned by PE Firms to Receive Loans
March 26, 2020 Omnibus Economic Stimulus Bill Addresses Accounting Standards, Stock Buybacks, Executive Compensation
March 26, 2020 Virus Brings Back Poison Pills
March 16, 2020 CII Statement on Virtual Meetings

Other Investor Resources, Statements & Press Releases:
Updated Regularly Glass Lewis Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic Governance Resources
Updated Regularly ISS COVID-19 Resource Center
April 2020 Now Is the Time to Revisit Your Emergency Succession Plan: Leadership Continuity and the COVID-19 Pandemic - Spencer Stuart
April 23, 2020 A Virtual Meeting Playbook by Covington and Broadridge
April 8, 2020 The Importance of Disclosure – For Investors, Markets and Our Fight Against COVID-19 (from SEC Chair Jay Clayton and Division of Corporation Finance Director William Hinman)
March 31, 2020 Institutional Limited Partners Association Letter to Treasury and U.S. Small Business Administration on Private Equity and Venture Capital-Backed Small Company Access to Paycheck Protection Program
March 26, 2020 Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility Statement on Coronavirus Response

U.S. Regulatory & Legislative Developments:
International Market Developments: 
Global Markets Updates from the Global Network of Investor Associations (GNIA)

Key Articles
April 13, 2020 Banks Got Accounting Relief. Investors May Suffer. - Institutional Investor