As an editorial in the Wall Street Journal by our own Jim Copland notes, the ballot advice of the profitable—and government-privileged—Institutional Shareholder Services often clashes with the desires of the average diversified investor.
"Politicized Proxy Advisers vs. Individual Investors"
- Shareholder activism: James Copland on 'This Week in the Boardroom'
- CLP Director James Copland in the Washington Examiner
- New Podcast: Season-end report for the 2012 proxy season
- The increasing influence of activist shareholders
- Manhattan Institute releases its Season-End Report for the 2012 Proxy Season
- James Copland: Don't believe the hype about corporate political spending
- U.K. Parliament expected to adopt binding 'say on pay' votes
- The underreported cost of proxy battles
- New Report: Claim that corporate political speech hurts shareholders is false
- Are binding "say on pay" votes coming to the U.K.?
- Former SEC commissioner Paul Atkins on shareholder activism and corporate political speech
- WSJ cites Proxy Monitor project: 'Shareholders are rejecting efforts to limit political speech'
- Union and activist tactic to supress corporate speech proves ineffective
- Shareholder activism: James Copland on This Week in the Boardroom
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