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Taking you through the top shareholder activism and voting stories from Insightia's suite of products, as well as interviews with industry experts.

Taking you through the top shareholder activism and voting stories from Insightia's suite of products, as well as interviews with industry experts.

Location:

United Kingdom

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Taking you through the top shareholder activism and voting stories from Insightia's suite of products, as well as interviews with industry experts.

Language:

English

Contact:

6464752214


Episodes

How do proxy advisers influence voting?

6/24/2022
Kieran Poole and Rebecca Sherratt discuss the June edition of Insightia Monthly. The June issue explores the relationship between proxy advisers and investor voting, Legal & General Investment Management's ethnic diversity on boards campaign, the growing trend of directors initiating proxy fights this season, and opposition towards "say on pay" proposals. Follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn. Want a guest interview or topic discussed? Tell us here.

Duration:00:10:34

What is trending in Asian activism?

6/15/2022
Kieran Poole is joined by Cas Sydorowitz of Georgeson and Alicia Ogawa of Columbia Business School as well as Insightia's Rebecca Sherratt to discuss our latest report, Shareholder Activism in Asia 2022. Cas is global head of Georgeson and responsible for its global activism and M&A practice, while Alicia Ogawa is the director of the Project on Japanese Corporate Governance and Stewardship at Columbia Business School’s Center on Japanese Economy and Business. View all of the products...

Duration:00:40:14

What is the reality of a majority vote?

6/13/2022
Sanford Lewis of the Shareholder Rights Group joins Kieran Poole to discuss emerging trends among proposals, climate disclosure rules, ESG investing, and the reality of majority voting. Want a guest interview or topic discussed? Tell us here. View all of the products offered by Insightia by visiting our website and follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.

Duration:00:20:23

How will CalSTRS reach net-zero?

5/30/2022
Aeisha Mastagni of CalSTRS joins Kieran Poole to discuss its role in the Engine No. 1 and Exxon Mobil campaign, the path to net-zero, and her proudest moments. Remember to get your free copy of Insightia's Shareholder Activism in Europe 2022. Want a guest interview or topic discussed? Tell us here. View all of the products offered by Insightia by visiting our website and follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.

Duration:00:18:48

Why are racial equity audits so popular with investors?

5/16/2022
Kieran Poole and Rebecca Sherratt discuss the May edition of Insightia Monthly. This new-look magazine spans governance, stewardship, and shareholder engagement information. The May issue explores Pershing Square and Canadian Pacific's iconic proxy contest, a decade on, how racial equity audits have taken the proxy season by storm, and features an interview with Monex Group's Oki Matsumoto about the rise of ESG in Japan. Follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn. Want a guest interview or topic...

Duration:00:10:00

What is trending in European activism?

5/9/2022
Kieran Poole is joined by White & Case's Tom Matthews and Sonica Tolani as well as Insightia's Rebecca Sherratt to discuss our special report, Shareholder Activism in Europe 2022. Tom heads up the law firm's European shareholder activism practice and Sonica is a specialist in public company M&A, ECM, and shareholder activism. View all of the products offered by Insightia by visiting our website.

Duration:00:28:25

How does Carson Block go about short selling?

4/25/2022
Carson Block of Muddy Waters Research joins Kieran Poole to discuss how he researches a target company for a short report, the Federal Reserve's increase in interest rates, the Department of Justice's probe into short selling tactics, and lessons he has learned from campaigns that did not go as planned. Plus, why he believes enjoying South Park is integral to his success. Want a guest interview or topic discussed? Tell us here. View all of the products offered by Insightia by visiting our...

Duration:00:32:44

What is the SEC's climate policy all about?

4/14/2022
Kieran Poole and Rebecca Sherratt discuss the April edition of Insightia Monthly. This new-look magazine spans governance, stewardship, and shareholder engagement information. The April issue explores how the SEC's new climate policy affects Scope 3 emissions, the evolution of activism in South Korea, and ClientEarth's campaign at Shell. Follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn. Want a guest interview or topic discussed? Tell us here.

Duration:00:10:42

Why is Carl Icahn so successful?

3/28/2022
Film director Bruce David Klein joins Kieran Poole to tell us all about making the HBO documentary Icahn: The Restless Billionaire. We also hear from Insightia's Head of Sales, Adam Riches, about our new website. Make sure to follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn. Want a guest interview or topic discussed? Tell us here.

Duration:00:24:50

What is trending this proxy season?

3/21/2022
Kieran Poole and Rebecca Sherratt discuss our new-look magazine, Insightia Monthly, which spans governance, stewardship, and shareholder engagement information. The opening issue features the 10 key engagements and trends to look out for this coming proxy season. Follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn. Want a guest interview or topic discussed? Tell us here.

Duration:00:07:52

Why should companies disclose diversity data?

2/28/2022
Olivia Knight of As You Sow joins Kieran Poole to discuss racial equity audits, EEO-1 surveys, the Racial Justice Scorecard, and her most challenging moments. View all of the products offered by Insightia by visiting our website and follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn. Want a guest interview or topic discussed? Tell us here.

Duration:00:14:38

How will activist investing look in 2022?

1/26/2022
Kieran Poole is joined by Schulte Roth and Zabel's Ele Klein and Marc Weingarten, as well as Insightia's Josh Black to discuss the eagerly anticipated Activist Investing Annual Review 2022. Ele is chair of the firm's M&A and securities group, co-chair of the global shareholder Activism group, and serves as a member of Schulte's executive committee. Marc is also co-chair of its global shareholder activism group and a member of the M&A and securities group and investment management...

Duration:00:40:51

What can we learn from Don't Look Up?

1/17/2022
Jim McRitchie of CorpGov.net joins Kieran Poole to discuss his 2021 review, the upcoming proxy season, and employee ownership. Plus, Jim tells us why we should all be watching Don't Look Up on Netflix. Want a guest interview or topic discussed? Tell us here. View all of the products offered by Insightia by visiting our website and follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.

Duration:00:27:36

Best of 2021

12/20/2021
Welcome to a look back at this year's interviews with guests from our Beyond The Boardroom and special report episodes. It has been a packed year so join Kieran Poole as we journey through the class of 2021. Hear from Artisan Partners’ David Samra, George Michael Gerstein and Sara Crovitz of Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, D.F. King’s David Chase Lopes, Gabriel Grego of Quintessential Capital Management, Tracy Gopal of Third Arrow Strategies, White & Case’s Tom Matthews, FTI Consulting’s...

Duration:00:44:33

Who were the top advisers in 2021?

12/15/2021
Kieran Poole, Jason Booth, and Rebecca Sherratt discuss the December issues of Activist Insight Monthly and Proxy Monthly. Activist Insight Monthly profiles the most prolific law and proxy solicitation firms this year before revealing the winners of our 2021 Adviser Awards. Proxy Monthly looks back at the biggest stories in corporate governance from the past year, Vanguard shares its thoughts on the SEC's upcoming climate policies, and we look at how diversity continues to dominate board...

Duration:00:13:41

DEBATE: What is EESG?

12/7/2021
This is the second installment of Command Financial's Corporate Compliance Roundtable hosted by Kieran Poole. Every year since 2015, we have gathered industry experts at The Yale Club in New York but, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are bringing it to you in the comfort of your own home. Part one featured a panel of inside counsel but this episode features the outside counsel of Kai Liekefett, David Ni, Sabastian Niles, and Elina Tetelbaum. Kai is a partner at Sidley Austin and co-chairs...

Duration:00:47:26

DEBATE: Are virtual meetings the future?

11/30/2021
We are back with Command Financial's Corporate Compliance Roundtable. Every year since 2015, we have gathered industry experts at The Yale Club in New York but, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are bringing it to you in the comfort of your own home. Kieran Poole is joined by a panel of inside counsel featuring Judy Tomkins, Jeff Neuman, Richard Gluckselig, and Raj Dave. Judy is senior associate general counsel at Compass. Jeff is senior vice president, general counsel, and corporate...

Duration:00:39:39

Why are SPACs now activist targets?

11/18/2021
Kieran Poole, Jason Booth, and Rebecca Sherratt discuss the November issues of Activist Insight Monthly and Proxy Monthly. Activist Insight Monthly explores the use of SPACs by activists to make acquisitions, as well as them becoming targets for activists - both long and short. Plus, we profile Kimmeridge Energy, explore Blackwell Capital's campaign at Monmouth Real Estate Investment, Viceroy Research shorting German real estate Adler Group, and why, with activist interest in the insurance...

Duration:00:15:54

Why was this proxy season record-breaking?

10/25/2021
Kieran Poole is joined by Sidley Austin's Kai Liekefett and Derek Zaba, partners and co-chairs of its shareholder activism practice, as well as Insightia's Rebecca Sherratt to discuss the Proxy Voting Annual Review 2021. Your free report is in association with Sidley Austin and Okapi Partners. View all of the products offered by Insightia by visiting our website.

Duration:00:20:14

Why is defense the best offense?

10/18/2021
Kieran Poole, Jason Booth, and Rebecca Sherratt discuss the October issue of Activist Insight Monthly and our upcoming Proxy Voting Annual Review. Activist Insight Monthly explores how high-profile proxy vote losses by Starboard Value, Legion, and Ancora are the latest sign that activists need to step up their game as management teams improve their defensive skills. We also look at how Outerbridge's investment strategy harkens back to a more traditional long-term activist value play, why...

Duration:00:14:06