Recent Trends in Institutional Investor Responsibilities and Stewardship

Pensions: An International Journal, May 2011

12 Pages Posted: 11 Sep 2011

See all articles by Simon C. Y. Wong

Simon C. Y. Wong

Northwestern University School of Law; London School of Economics; Tapestry Networks

Peter Butler

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Date Written: May 1, 2011

Abstract

This article examines the key topics relating to institutional investor responsibilities and stewardship. It reviews the developments contributing to the increasing scrutiny of institutional shareholders and the standards and guidelines introduced to promote active ownership. The article also analyses the criteria to evaluate stewardship and suggests how asset owners should discharge their share-ownership obligations.

Keywords: Corporate governance, institutional investor responsibilities, stewardship

JEL Classification: G30, G34

Suggested Citation

Wong, Simon C. Y. and Butler, Peter, Recent Trends in Institutional Investor Responsibilities and Stewardship (May 1, 2011). Pensions: An International Journal, May 2011. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1925468

Simon C. Y. Wong (Contact Author)

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Tapestry Networks ( email )

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Peter Butler

affiliation not provided to SSRN ( email )

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