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The Hidden Challenge of Virtual ASMs

What should board directors, management teams and corporate secretaries consider so they're not caught flat-footed if their once quiet in-person ASM becomes a crowded online affair?

BlackRock’s 2020 Priorities: What Public Companies Need to Do Now

Last week, BlackRock CEO Larry Fink's annual letter to public company CEOs boldly announced BlackRock's increased focus on climate change and sustainability issues, with prescriptive actions the asset manager expects companies to take by year end.

Buybacks: Communications Considerations in the Current Environment

A recent proposal regarding corporate stock buybacks has reframed what has historically been viewed as a purely economic decision to more of a social issue, and corporate leaders and communicators may now need to grapple with the social repercussions of the financial decisions they make for capital allocation.

If You Can’t Make Your Case Directly to ISS or Glass Lewis, Try This Instead

A recent client experience offers actionable insight into how companies can respond to proxy advisory firm recommendations.

Stock Industry Classifications Are Changing – What This Means for You

The reclassification of hundreds of stocks will have broad investor relations-related implications for many public companies, including in the areas of share price valuation benchmarking, industry growth rate comparisons, and shareholder composition.