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Activist Investing Today: Freed on Corporate Election Proposals, Risk

By Ronald Orol
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Published: April 14th, 2021
The co-founder and president of the Center for Political Accountability discusses the growth in support for shareholder proposals urging companies to disclose election-related spending and why companies that don’t disclose these payments face political risk.
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The Deal Honors Top Women in Dealmaking

By The Deal Staff
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Published: January 24th, 2021
The Deal honors exemplary women in the legal profession with a focus on M&A, private equity, restructuring and activist investing in this year's Top Women in Dealmaking list.
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Activist Investing Today: Goodwin on Governance, Pay as 'Wedge Issues'

By Ronald Orol
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Published: December 18th, 2020
Poor governance and issues with executive compensation aren't enough to warrant credible activist involvement on their own, but they can serve as a lever for shareholders that have broader outcomes in mind, says Shane Goodwin, the chief of the Applied Corporate Governance Institute.
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Director Accountability a Top Priority for BlackRock

By Nikitha Sattiraju
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Published: November 23rd, 2020
Holding directors accountable is an important tool in BlackRock's arsenal to impact corporate responsibility, said Ray Cameron, head of investment stewardship for the Americas at the firm, during a keynote interview at The Deal's Corporate Governance 2020 virtual event.
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Administration Shift May Produce Greener SEC

By Tom Terrarosa
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Published: November 23rd, 2020
Experts were cautiously optimistic during a panel at The Deal's Corporate Governance 2020 virtual event that the SEC could move to form a standardized disclosure ruling on climate change once President-elect Biden is able to appoint an SEC chair.