Teneo News: Sir Martin Donnelly Joins Teneo as a Senior Advisor

Shifting regulation, the rise of proxy advisors, and the onslaught of activist investors are forcing corporations to rethink their corporate governance.

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Proxy Voting Issues and Beyond

With stewardship codes worldwide demanding greater dialogue between boards and investors, coupled with the dramatic increase in activism and shareholder rights, boards need specific counsel to navigate the new corporate governance paradigm.

Teneo’s corporate governance specialists provide advisory services customized to meet clients’ specific needs. We provide assistance to executives and board leaders with advice from a uniquely-wide variety of perspectives including: the C-suite, investors, proxy advisors, activists, financial advisors and bankers, and regulators. Unlike many other corporate governance advisors, Teneo can not only assist clients in times of crisis, but can also advise on proactive strategies to strengthen overall corporate governance practices, proxy disclosure and investor engagement and mitigate the risk of contested situations.

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Martha Carter

Senior Managing Director, Teneo Governance

Seven for 17: Tactical Approaches to Proxy Season 2017

As most public companies approach the start of Proxy Season 2017, investor voting policies and the hottest trends in corporate governance are important content that highlight issues companies will face at their annual meetings. Equally important are the practical considerations for how to navigate the proxy advisors, engage with investors, react to activists, and position boards for successful voting outcomes.

The landscape has changed in 2017. Most of the fundamental views in governance are out on...

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