On November 1, Glass Lewis released its 2020 Policy Guideline updates for the Canadian market. These changes are expected to be effective for shareholder meetings taking place beginning on or after January 1, 2020. They have identified several updates in the areas of compensation and governance as follows:
While Glass Lewis has not changed its current approach in the following areas, it has codified certain policies in the United States:
Glass Lewis has recently published its 2019 proxy voting guidelines for the United States and Canada. While there are some differences observed between the two jurisdictions, Glass Lewis has provided clarity on changes in the following areas:
Autumn brings more than crimson leaves, pumpkin spice lattes, and the resurgence of candy corn on the shelves of your local corner store. The start of fall is also a glaring reminder that proxy voting guideline season is upon us.