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    2. Proxy Voting: What Fund Investors Should Know About It—and How It Is Changing

      Proxy Voting: What Fund Investors Should Know About It—and How It Is Changing
      For Americas public companies, election day comes every year when common shareholders get to vote on directors, executive compensation and other company issues. But if you are an investor whose primary exposure to stocks is through mutual funds and retirement accounts, your role in this shareholder democracy is likely to be limited. Thats because votes arent typically awarded to small investors in mutual funds or exchange-traded funds...
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    3. BlackRock’s Move to Expand Proxy Voting Choice Creates Unknowns

      BlackRock’s Move to Expand Proxy Voting Choice Creates Unknowns
      BlackRock, the worlds largest asset manager, announced on October 7, 2021 that it will start giving certain of its institutional index equity clients the ability to instruct BlackRock how those clients would like their votes to be cast at shareholder meetings of companies in BlackRocks index funds. This move is savvy...
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    4. SEC Reopens Universal Proxy Comment Period

      SEC Reopens Universal Proxy Comment Period
      The SEC voted Friday to reopen the comment period on proposed rules for using universal proxy cards. Acting Chairwoman Allison Herren Lee said in a statement that reopening the comment period for another 30 days once it is published in the Federal Register "will facilitate clarity and efficiency for shareholders voting in director elections....
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    1. Index funds run by smaller managers…may try to minimize the time and effort involved in diligent voting and instead robotically follow the recommendations of a proxy voting service.
      In Active Funds Vital For Passive Funds' Success, SEC Told
    2. Considering the helpful things Larry Fink has been saying about excessive share buybacks, we had hoped to see BlackRock underscore that message through its proxy voting.
      In BlackRock's Voting Record Clashes with CEO's Tough Talk on Buybacks
    3. Considering the helpful things Larry Fink has been saying about excessive share buybacks, we had hoped to see BlackRock underscore that message through its proxy voting.
      In BlackRock's Voting Record Clashes with CEO's Tough Talk on Buybacks