Nell Minow appeared on the Motley Fool Money podcast this week to discuss buybacks, the expected veto from President Biden that will reinstate the DOL/EBSA ESG rule, and the Oscars.
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Nell Minow on Stock Buybacks in Esquire
VEA Vice Chair Nell Minow is quoted in Jack Holmes’ piece about buybacks in Esquire: Executives benefit to the tune of moral hazard. Not only are options and awards a major portion of any top executive’s compensation, they often earn bonuses triggered by short-term performance. They’ve made a significant bet that the share price will…
VEA Vice Chair Nell Minow on ESG Clarity Podcast
Many thanks to Emile Hallez for his thoughtful questions when VEA Vice Chair Nell Minow appeared on the ESG Clarity podcast.
Nell Minow’s Comment to the SEC on Proposed Climate Change Disclosure Rule
VEA Vice Chair Nell Minow has submitted a comment to the SEC on File No. S7-10-22, Proposal on Climate-Related Disclosures for Investors. The full comment is attached below. An excerpt: Government regulation is most needed when there are collective choice issues or conflicts of interest. Both are the case when it comes to corporate disclosures….
Nell Minow on ESG, Corporate Governance, CEO Pay, and More
VEA Vice Chair Nell Minow said it was a great pleasure to speak to Evan Epstein for his Boardroom Governance podcast. Listen here.
How’s the CEO ‘Stakeholder Pledge’ Working Out? Depends Who You Ask – WSJ
VEA Vice Chair Nell Minow is quoted in this WSJ column by John Stoll about the BRT’s stakeholder rhetoric. Nell Minow, vice chair of ValueEdge Advisors, which consults with institutional investors on corporate governance, agrees with Mr. Bebchuk about tradeoffs, but she cautions “those tradeoffs are rarely permanent.” She said directors need to push executives…
Moderna executives sell stock as coronavirus vaccine boosts company shares – The Washington Post
VEA Vice Chair Nell Minow is quoted in this Washington Post story about executive stock sales at a biotech firm working on a COVID-19 vaccine. As shares of biotech firm Moderna soared in May to record highs on news that its novel coronavirus vaccine showed promise in a clinical trial, the nation’s senior securities regulator…
Nell Minow on Motley Fool Money: Board Diversity, Dark Money at the SEC, and Oscars
Thanks to Chris Hill for inviting VEA Vice Chair Nell Minow on the always-enlightening Motley Fool Money podcast to talk about what’s going on in corporate governance, including the SEC’s proposed rules and Goldman Sachs’ recent announcement on board diversity.
Nell Minow Debates Proposed SEC Rules on Proxy Advisors
On January 13, 2020, at the Stigler Center for the Study of Economy and the State, VEA Vice Chair Nell Minow debated University of Chicago professor Steven Kaplan on the new SEC proposed rules on proxy advisory firms, moderated by Luigi Zingales.
Was any board worse than Boeing’s in 2019? – Los Angeles Times
VEA Vice Chair Nell Minow is quoted in Michael Hiltzik’s story about the worst board of 2019. This may have been overlooked, but the Boeing board of directors did Wells Fargo a big favor in 2019; it provided Wells’ directors with real competition in the race for the worst failure of leadership among major American…