Tag: proxy voting
As the House of Representatives returned this week, it wasted no time proposing new bills targeting ESG investing.
Among 11 total bills, one would require advisers to either abstain or vote the way their client or the issuer...
Of a sample of shareholder proposals linked to ESG, Vanguard opposed almost three-quarters.
The SEC favors proxy voting advice rule amendments; the PBGC issues final rule implementing the Special Financial Assistance program; appeals...
According to a statement from the SEC, the amendments address concerns voiced by investors and industry stakeholders regarding the proxy...
ESBA’s rule, making voting more transparent, will call for new adviser services.
Agency leaders say the principal idea of the new proposal is that climate change and other ESG factors can be financially material and, when they are, considering them...
The language of the regulation has not yet emerged, but the title published by the Department of Labor suggests it will address both ESG and proxy voting matters.
The department says it will not pursue enforcement actions against any plan fiduciary for failure to comply, and it plans to release further guidance on the issues.
Democrats used Gary Gensler’s confirmation hearing to speak to issues of racial and wealth inequality exacerbated by the pandemic—which has...
With so many bigger issues facing the country, much has happened that almost seems unnoticed.
The final regulation includes delayed compliance dates to January 31, 2022, for certain recordkeeping and proxy voting requirements.
DOL proposal could complicate this plan-fiduciary job.
SEC approves shareholder proposal, fiduciaries of Mutual of Omaha plan settle, and more.
As with its guidance related to environmental, social and governance investing, the Department of Labor’s stance on proxy voting and other forms of retirement plan investor shareholder rights...