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Frontis Governance and ECGS commented on Consob’s consultation on multiple voting rights

December 9, 2014

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Originally posted on the ECGS website Frontis Governance, the Italian partner of ECGS and first Italian proxy advisory firm, presented its comments on the new Italian legislative provisions threatening the basic principle of equality of all shareholders. Like in France, ECGS partners demonstrate their strong opposition to the introduction of multiple voting rights, as a […]

The Parliament approved (even worsening) the law on multiple voting shares: a measure to strengthen major shareholders.

September 11, 2014

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Since 20 August, date of publication on the Official Gazette, the Italian law allows listed and private companies to issue multiple voting shares. Here are the main changes, as partially amended by the Parliament.   Additional voting right: Italian listed companies may assign an additional voting right to each common share uninterruptedly held for at […]

Intesa Sanpaolo’s Board election: some funds question the independence of the “minority” slate

April 2, 2013

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On April 22nd, the Intesa Sanpaolo’s AGM will elect the members of the Supervisory Board through the slates of nominees’ mechanism (“voto di lista”). As per the voto di lista, mandatory for all Italian listed companies since 2007, shareholders will vote on slates of nominees submitted by other shareholders, holding at least a threshold of […]

ECGS responses to the Consob’s public consultation on Directors’ remuneration transparency

November 14, 2011

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We are writing on behalf of European Corporate Governance Service (ECGS) registered in London, to comment on the CONSOB consultation on listed companies compensation disclosure rules for management remuneration. The ECGS is a partnership of independent local market experts which have come together to provide specialist governance research and proxy voting advice, offering institutions access […]

ECGS Answers to Consob consultation on changes to issuers and market regulations

September 20, 2011

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We are writing on behalf of European Corporate Governance Service (ECGS) registered in London, to comment on the European Commission’s Green Paper on the EU Corporate Governance Framework for listed companies. The ECGS is a partnership of independent local market experts which have come together to provide specialist governance research and proxy voting advice, offering […]