Monthly Archives: July 2014

“Activist” hedge funds: creators of lasting wealth?

“Activist” hedge funds: creators of lasting wealth? What do the empirical studies really say? Yvan Allaire, Ph.D. (MIT), FRSC François Dauphin, MBA, CPA, CMA Executive Chair, IGOPP Project Director (Opinions expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the authors) JULY, 2014 http://www.wlrk.com/docs/IGOPP_Article_Template2014_Activism_EN_v6.pdf … Continue reading

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SEC Issues Regulatory Guidance On Proxy Advisory Firms And Voting

SOURCE:  VERITAS EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION CONSULTANTS 255 California Street, Suite 1300 | San Francisco, CA 94111, USA | 415-429-8080 | www.veritasecc.com On June 30, 2014, the Staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Divisions of Investment Management and Corporation Finance issued regulatory … Continue reading

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SEC Issues Proxy Voting Responsibilities of Investment Advisers

Division of Investment Management Division of Corporation Finance Securities and Exchange Commission Proxy Voting:  Proxy Voting Responsibilities of Investment Advisers and Availability of Exemptions from the Proxy Rules for Proxy Advisory Firms Staff Legal Bulletin No. 20 (IM/CF) Action: Publication of … Continue reading

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