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Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Exxon 2011

ExxonMobil 2011   Two years ago I swore off going to ExxonMobil annual meetings – and I still have no plans to return. However, the Annual Meeting of Shareholders of ExxonMobil is an important event and we should take notice. The most powerful commercial entity in the world meets… May 11, 2011 | Exxon , annual meetings , shareholder activism , CEO power , responsible ownership
Thursday, May 5, 2011

Where is the activism on behalf of ERISA beneficiaries?

Pensions are a topic on which I've spent a lot of time and effort.  I was appointed by President Reagan to run the office of Pensions and Welfare Benfits in the Department of Labor where I was also the ERISA Administrator.  It occurred to me recently that after all… May 5, 2011 | ERISA , Pension , shareholder activism , responsible ownership , trustees , fiduciary duty
Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Two new videos: ownership & CEO power

Some new video today and I really hope you'll send me your thoughts.  I've talked about these topics before -- and maybe you have, too -- but I think we need some real discussion on these issues.  How can we affect change on these persistent problems? First is a… May 4, 2011 | responsible ownership , capitalism , CEO power , Citizens United , ownership
Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Trustee failure and the financial crisis

There is widespread agreement in the US, the UK[1] and the European Union that the failure of shareholders – a majority of whom are trustees – to adequately monitor and to protest the management of portfolio companies (especially in the financial sphere) was a major cause of losses suffered… April 20, 2011 | trustees , fiduciary duty , financial crisis , responsible ownership
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