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Shareholders deserve a greater say in who sits in these seats. Shutterstock

It’s time to increase shareholder voices inside the boardroom

Common mythology holds that shareholders of public corporations choose who sits on the board of directors. Nothing could be further from the truth. Under the laws of most states, directors are automatically…
Activists have a range of options available to them to voice their anger at a company’s decisions. Dan Peled/AAP

The 100-member rule may be gone, but shareholder activism is here to stay

As part of its program to cut red tape and bureaucracy, the Australian government is set to repeal the 100-member rule. The rule contained in the Corporations Act forces a company to hold a general meeting…
The reach of global multinationals like BHP is driving a new wave of shareholder activism. Fiona Dorrell/AAP

Daly and Dunlop pave way for new era of shareholder activism

Sister Patricia Daly is in for the long haul. Last May, the New Jersey-based Dominican nun and shareholder activist, attended her 15th ExxonMobil annual shareholder meeting, again armed with the same resolution…
It is time for Australian shareholders to push for more action to combat low female representation at board level. AAP Image/Dean Lewins

Stand by your woman: shareholders should demand more balanced boards

The lone lady in a suit is always a matter of interest, whether on a listed company board or in Tony Abbott’s cabinet. Not only does it seem inequitable that women are underrepresented in these influential…
The Fairfax board is one of 22 who have fallen foul of new provisions meant to empower shareholders. AAP/Julian Smith

Shareholder activism: the virtuous and the venal

The era of passive shareholding where investors patiently waited for companies to offer dividends (or simply sold their shares and moved on) is gone forever. Shareholdings are no longer largely distributed…

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