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CII’s podcast is one of many platforms CII offers members to access timely information and perspectives and to increase public attention to critical issues and developments in corporate governance and capital markets. The target audience for our podcast is CII Members, other institutional investors, public companies, securities lawyers, proxy advisory firms and other institutional investor service providers.The podcast is free to the public and available on all major podcast listening platforms, and is not sponsored or paid for by advertisements.

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    • 4.8 • 18 Ratings

CII’s podcast is one of many platforms CII offers members to access timely information and perspectives and to increase public attention to critical issues and developments in corporate governance and capital markets. The target audience for our podcast is CII Members, other institutional investors, public companies, securities lawyers, proxy advisory firms and other institutional investor service providers.The podcast is free to the public and available on all major podcast listening platforms, and is not sponsored or paid for by advertisements.

    How do directors view their duties to shareowners? An interview with Professors Steven Boivie, Michael Withers, and Scott Griffin.

    How do directors view their duties to shareowners? An interview with Professors Steven Boivie, Michael Withers, and Scott Griffin.

    In this episode, CII General Counsel Jeff Mahoney interviews Professors Steven Boivie and Michael Withers of Texas A&M University, and Scott Griffin of the University of Georgia. Along with Professor Kevin Corley of Arizona State University, the professors are co-authors of a recent research article entitled “Corporate directors’ implicit theories of the roles and duties of boards.”

    • 13 min
    SPACs and Shareholder Litigation with Fred Fox

    SPACs and Shareholder Litigation with Fred Fox

    In this episode, CII General Counsel interviews Fred Fox, Partner at Kaplan Fox, on the topic of current legal issues relating SPACs and shareholder litigation. 

    • 24 min
    CII's Monthly Financial Regulation & Corporate Governance Update with Jeff Mahoney for August 31 - October 4

    CII's Monthly Financial Regulation & Corporate Governance Update with Jeff Mahoney for August 31 - October 4

    In this episode, CII General Counsel Jeff Mahoney discusses developments in corporate governance and related CII advocacy activities in connection with the Administration’s initiative to reform the U.S. financial regulatory system for the period of August 31 - October 4.

    • 27 min
    Preview of the 2021-2022 Term of the U.S. Supreme Court with Robert K. Kry

    Preview of the 2021-2022 Term of the U.S. Supreme Court with Robert K. Kry

    In this episode, CII General Counsel Jeff Mahoney interviews Robert K. Kry, a Founding Partner of the law firm of MoloLamken. Kry provides a preview  of investor-related issues that are expected to be addressed during the 2021-2022 term of the Supreme Court of the United States which starts on October 4.

    • 14 min
    2021 Say-On-Pay Trends with Glass Lewis' Julian Hamud

    2021 Say-On-Pay Trends with Glass Lewis' Julian Hamud

    After the 2021 proxy season, headlines were rife with stories about investors pushing back against overly generous CEO pay packages and compensation that did not align with lagging corporate performance. In this episode, CII Editor Rosemary Lally speaks with Julian Hamud, senior director of executive compensation research for Glass Lewis, about what this means for say on pay. 

    • 24 min
    2021 Say-On-Pay Trends with ISS' Galen Spielman

    2021 Say-On-Pay Trends with ISS' Galen Spielman

    After the 2021 proxy season, headlines were rife with stories about investors pushing back against overly generous CEO pay packages and compensation that did not align with lagging corporate performance. In this episode, CII Editor Rosemary Lally speaks with  Galen Spielman, senior associate of U.S. compensation research at ISS, about what this means for say on pay. 

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
18 Ratings

18 Ratings

Econ for growth ,

Insightful discussion

The episode on PE fund governance provides important insights about incentives on fund governance that should be useful to anyone interested in the asset class or in the policy debate over the significant shift to private markets.

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Heidi Welsh Feedback

A recent episode featured Heidi Welsh, the Executive Director of a research firm. Obviously, Ms Welsh is one of the sharpest and most in-the-know experts in the field. But the interview was almost unlistenable.

Her voice lacks confidence. She’s “ums” constantly. She “up talks” at the end of her sentences, making definitive statements sound like meek questions.

Finally, she delivers information without insight. I appreciated the data. But what do you think it means, Ms Walsh? Why is it important? Where are we going from here?

A big miss.

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