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2017 Proxy Season Roll Out -- What's Next for Shareholder Engagement?

by www.forbes.com
The enactment of the Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act transformed the corporate atmosphere in 2010, two years after the peak of the financial crisis. Some laude it, some loathe it, others still have mixed reactions, but one thing is indisputable: Dodd-Frank has reinvented investor-board discourse. The 2,300-word document produced a greater level of transparency for stakeholders, and subsequently, an ever-increasing number of repercussions in the boardroom and beyond.
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