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    1. Australia: Shareholders are Hell-Bent on Punishing and it's Making Boards Nervous

      Australia:  Shareholders are Hell-Bent on Punishing and it's Making Boards Nervous

      Company boards are nervous. Four years ago it was rare to see much support for a shareholder strike vote about executive pay. Fast forward to today, shareholders have developed a real taste for it. Shareholders delivering strikes vote against remuneration reports have morphed into a broader protest vote aimed at anything from poor financial performance and a sagging share price to behavioural and social issues...

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    2. BHP Shareholders Tell Chairman MacKenzie What They Really Think

      BHP Shareholders Tell Chairman MacKenzie What They Really Think

      The freshly minted chairman of BHP, Ken MacKenzie, has travelled the world on what he calls his shareholder "listening tour" – an exercise which could more be accurately characterised as a shareholder assessment of the company's performance. His feedback? There were "areas we could do better" ... "areas where focus needs sharpening" and "areas we can build on"...

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