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Answered By: Tim McAllister
Last Updated: Jun 15, 2016     Views: 127

U.S. public companies hold annual shareholder meetings.  These meetings give shareholders the opportunity to push corporate boards and managers to action (or at least disclosure).

Shareholders often pursue governance issues like:

  • executive compensation
  • political campaign contributions
  • climate impact

Here are some useful resources for learning more about corporate governance!

General

Corporations (with Corporate Governance) (Research Guide)

BNA Corporate Governance Library (E-Resource)

Practice Guides

Principles of Corporate Governance: Analysis & Recommendations (West)

Corporate Governance: Law & Practice (Lexis)

Corporate Governance (cross-country comparative) (HUID)

Corporate Governance Report (daily updates on industry) (Bloomberg-BNA)

Law Firm Memos

Memos are a great resource for learning about SEC regulations and legal practices. For an efficient search, use Knowledge Mosaic.

Blogs

HLS Forum on Corporate Governance & Financial Regulation

Davis Polk Briefing: Governance

Databases

SharkRepellent
Company charters, bylaws & shareholder rights plans

MergerMetrics
Analysis on merger deals, including on poison pills

Data Sources

Corporate Library
Corporate governance, board and compensation information

Execucomp
Tracks executive compensation in S&P 1000 firms

Answered by Tim McAllister
Last Updated: Jun 15, 2016     Views: 127