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  • 10/16/2013

    SEC Considers More Oversight Over Proxy Advisers

    Directors Institute

    By Dave Michaels The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is weighing whether proxy advisers have grown so influential in corporate elections that regulators should impose rules to make their business more transparent. The roles of Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. and Glass Lewis & Co. LLC in shareholder voting is being debated by institutional investors, brokers, [...]

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  • 09/09/2013

    Carl Icahn Wants to Create Twitter Movement

    Directors Institute

    By David Benoit Carl Icahn discovered the power of Twitter during his public fight over the Dell Inc. buyout. Monday he walked away from that fight, but expect him to keep on tweeting. The activist investor ended his letter to Dell shareholders on Monday by asking them to follow his handle @Carl_C_Icahn. Mr. Icahn told [...]

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