David Risser, Managing Director, was pleased to take part in the launch of the International Corporate Governance Institute by the Turkish Institutional Investment Managers’ Association (TKYD) on 29 September 2022 by video.
In this article, Chris Hodge - Special Advisor on corporate governance, discusses two recent high-profile instances where misalignment between parent and subsidiary companies has made the headlines, namely Ben & Jerry's legal action against its parent company Unilever, and the ethical dilemma Vectura's stakeholders faced on its acquisition by Philip Morris. This article explores parent-subsidiary relationships and provides information and suggestions as to how to align the interests of boards and stakeholders.
The first in-person IOC Annual Forum organized by the Independent Oversight Committee (IOC) and Assogestioni (Italian investment management association), will be held on 11 October in Rome. The IOC Annual Forum brings together all types of stakeholders to discuss the proxy voting advisory and research industry, and its Best Practice Principles (BPP). The IOC's annual review of the BPP and the public compliance statements of each BPP Signatory will be presented and discussed at the Forum with investors, listed companies, regulators and stakeholders.
Nestor Advisors, a Morrow Sodali company, and the Hellenic Corporate Governance Council (HCGC) will hold the next phase in a series of corporate governance training sessions on "Corporate Governance Series: Compliance Requirements and Global Best Practices" from 1 to 3 November 2022.
David Risser, Managing Director, is pleased to be taking part as a speaker at the ecoDa (The European Confederation of Directors Associations) European Board Diploma program. The ecoDa program is designed for European board members by senior European board members and will be held on 20, 21 and 28 October, with optional modules to be held on 7, 18 and 25 November 2022.
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