As Dodd-Frank Repeal Looms, Shareholders Gird for Annual Meetings - ABI

Investors will keep prodding companies to bring their executive pay in line with rivals’ and disclose more detail about their environmental and social policies during this year’s shareholder contests, the Wall Street Journal reported today. Their push continues trends in corporate governance, despite a murky regulatory outlook that could change disclosure rules after this year, according to a new report. “There’s a lot of uncertainty, but governance has advanced. I don’t think we’re going to roll back the clock on such things as say-on-pay,” said Chuck Callan, senior vice president for regulatory affairs at Broadridge Financial Solutions, who co-authored the report with vice president Sharyn Bilenker.

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