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YOU CAN ASSIST TO BRING ABOUT MUCH NEEDED CHANGE BY EMAILING YOUR COMMENTS DIRECTLY TO THE SEC.PLEASE SEE, ON MARCH 10, 2004, THE COMMITTEE OF CONCERNED SHAREHOLDERS WAS A PANELIST AT THE SEC'S SECURITY HOLDER DIRECTOR NOMINATIONS ROUNDTABLE IN WASHINGTON, D. ") THE PERFORMANCE OF CORPORATE DIRECTORS WILL ONLY IMPROVE WHEN THEY CAN BE HELD PERSONALLY ACCOUNTABLE TO SHAREHOLDERS FOR THEIR ACTIONS, E. INSTEAD, MANY DIRECTORS HAVE SIMPLY SERVED AS RUBBER STAMPS FOR THE CHIEF EXECUTIVES THEY ARE SUPPOSED TO BE OVERSEEING." (NYT, 11/1/09, "WHEN SHAREHOLDERS CRACK THE WHIP")"DONALD TRUMP MAY HAVE POPULARIZED THE PHRASE 'YOU'RE FIRED,' BUT IT SEEMS THAT ONCE YOU'VE REACHED CERTAIN RAREFIED STRATA IN AMERICAN LIFE --- FAR, FAR REMOVED FROM A MERE APPRENTICESHIP --- THERE IS LITTLE DANGER OF BEING HELD ACCOUNTABLE FOR YOUR ACTIONS." (LOS ANGELES TIMES, 12/8/04, "YOU'RE [NOT] FIRED!the institutions achieve the effects on firm performance that one might expect from this level of effort -- namely, not much.Even without proxy contests, institutional investors have the power to hold BODs accountable.THE COMMITTEE SUBMITTED ITS RESPONSIVE WRITTEN COMMENTS TO THE SECTHE BUSINESS ROUNDTABLE AND THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ARE DESPERATE TO DEFEAT ANY COMPONENT OF SHAREHOLDER DEMOCRACY.
Bernard Black, a professor at the University of Texas at Austin, argued in a 1998 paper that previous activists 'don't conduct proxy fights, and don't try to elect their own candidates to the board of directors ... ") "DEMOCRACY IS ONE OF THOSE FUNNY CONCEPTS THAT MOST PEOPLE SUPPORT UNTIL THERE'S A DANGER THEY WON'T WIN." (CBS. "DIRECTORS, OF COURSE, HAVE A FIDUCIARY DUTY TO LOOK OUT FOR SHAREHOLDERS. TO A GREAT DEGREE, CORPORATIONS CONTROL THE QUALITY OF THE FOOD WE EAT, THE AIR WE BREATHE, THE POLITICAL CANDIDATES TO WHOM SUBSTANTIAL FUNDS ARE CONTRIBUTED, AND, ULTIMATELY, THE THOUGHTS WE THINK.Just enter your email address in the dialog box, hit enter, and follow the instructions.You must click on the link in the confirmatory email to activate your email subscription.
'THEY HAVE FALLEN SHORT.'" (REUTERS, 1/22/08, "FIRMS KEEP BLOCKING ACTIVIST INVESTOR'S GOAL")One of the most revealing questions dealing with pension funds and lack of better corporate governance is: Why are pension funds wasting time with non-binding shareholder resolutions when they could, under current SEC rules, nominate slates of Director-candidates by running low cost, effective proxy contests?