1. U.S. Corporate Reformers Face More Fights to Get Proxy Votes

    U.S. Corporate Reformers Face More Fights to Get Proxy Votes

    (Reuters) - U.S. corporations are fighting harder this year to keep activist shareholder proposals off the ballot at their annual meetings, partly because of a proliferation of investor demands for racial justice reforms. The trend shows the high stakes for the acting head of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, who in a pair of speeches this week outlined reviews of the shareholder proposal process and voting disclosures...

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    1. While companies talk a good game on this, the proponents are pressing them for substance, and it's a really touchy subject.
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