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Proxy advisers assess impacts of government reform

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 6 JAN 2022  |  NEWS
... February." Ownership Matters submitted its application for the new sublicense on 23 December, Paatsch confirmed. Vas Kolesnikoff, head of Australia and New Zealand research at Institutional Shareholder Services confirmed that ISS is applying for the ...

Proxy advisers criticise new government reforms

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 23 DEC 2021  |  NEWS
... alike." The legislation was passed without advance notice and with compliance expected in under 60 days, said Vas Kolesnikoff, head of Australia and New Zealand research at Institutional Shareholder Services. "We disagree on the need for any new regulation ...

Powerful signal on climate with votes, court decisions

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 27 MAY 2021  |  NEWS
... directors has shifted very rapidly in the past six months." There has to be "a new age of director nominations," said Vas Kolesnikoff, head of Australia and New Zealand research, ISS Australia. "Irrespective of what a company board says in the case of ...

Trustees squeezed by competing climate risk pressures

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 6 MAY 2021  |  NEWS
... all of these things." Edwards' views on the role of proxy advisers are separately backed up by statements from Vas Kolesnikoff, head of Australia and New Zealand research at proxy adviser ISS. "The consultation seems to be premised on a misguided notion ...

Say on climate a "milestone moment" for ASX companies

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 25 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
... through reporting based on guidelines like the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), noted Vas Kolesnikoff, head of Australia and New Zealand research, ISS Australia. "A say on climate resolution will be a public representation ...

Increase in linking environmental, social metrics to remuneration: ISS

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 24 JUL 2020  |  NEWS
... compensation plans has increased, with ASX-listed companies linking executive compensation to climate-related activities. Vas Kolesnikoff, head of Australia and New Zealand research, ISS A recent ISS ESG analysis that looks at the number of environmental ...

Investors considering their options in voting at Westpac AGM

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 29 NOV 2019  |  NEWS
... AGM, and if a second strike is recorded, if a complete board spill is the right solution to governance failing. Vas Kolesnikoff, head of Australia and New Zealand research, ISS Last week, AUSTRAC revealed an investigation alleging that Westpac committed ...

ASA opposes Santos CEO $2m share grant

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 13 APR 2012  |  NEWS
... are. If the resolution is passed, the shares will be allocated to Knox in the month following the AGM. ASA CEO Vas Kolesnikoff said that he had spoken with Santos chair Peter Coates about the resolution and blames the remuneration consultants for contributing ...

Share placements become governance issue for investors

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 23 DEC 2011  |  NEWS
... having their ownership stake diluted, retail investors are concerned about getting any access to capital raisings. Vas Kolesnikoff, CEO of the Austrailan Shareholders Association, cited the recent example of the Woolworths Notes II issue in early November. ...

Systemic fault jeopardises proxy vote integrity

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 30 SEP 2011  |  NEWS
... seeing if the number of votes voted by shareholders tally with the number of votes tabled at a general meeting. Vas Kolesnikoff, CEO of the Australian Shareholders Association, said the ASA would shortly launch an initiative to allow small shareholders ...
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