Proxy Voting Brand Competition
Journal of Investment Management, Vol. 5, No. 1, First Quarter 2007
Posted: 2 Apr 2007
Institutional and individual investors can coordinate their proxy voting to improve corporate governance. A new funding design for professional proxy advisors can increase their quality and competition. These reforms would reduce the need for the public sector to police boards of directors by onerous regulation and expensive lawsuits.
Keywords: Proxy voting, corporate governance, proxy advisor, individual investor, institutional investor, auditor selection, short-termism, corporate social responsibility
JEL Classification: D72, G34, H4, K22
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