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Nov 24, 2015

A look ahead at the 2016 proxy season

Almost a third of investors agree with ISS that a maximum of three board seats is acceptable for those leading a company

What next for proxy access? Will directors come under fire for overboarding? What’s the reaction to France’s Florange law? 

At a glanceThe year behindProxy access was without doubt the big governance story of 2015, and it’s just one of a number of proxy season trends that look set to continue into the coming year. This means IROs can learn valuable lessons on how to proceed by taking a look back at 2015.The year aheadRemuneration is an ever-present concern during any proxy season but in 2016 expect to see proxy access continue to grow in importance for US companies, a focus on multiple voting rights in Europe

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Garnet Roach

An award-winning journalist, Garnet Roach joined IR Magazine in October 2012, working on both the editorial and research sides of the publication. Prior to entering the world of investor relations, her freelance career covered a broad range of...