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     #shareholderactivism is a unique, publicly available database that tracks shareholder proposals in real time. See 2014 vote results for all shareholder proposals, and all management Say on Pay proposals, for the largest 250 U.S. public companies, as ranked by Fortune magazine. View vote results for all the 2014 hot button issues, including political spending and lobbying disclosure, separation of the roles of CEO and Chairman, and board declassification, posted as these companies hold their annual meetings and file vote results. Track proponents to see who are the most active (and most successful), and which companies they are targeting.

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Frequent Filers: Shareholder Activism by Corporate Gadflies
Seventy percent of 2014 individual-sponsored shareholder proposals have been introduced by three people and their family members.
August 2014

Shareholder Activism and the 2013 Proxy Season,, 03-11-13

Politicized Proxy Advisers vs. Individual Investors Institutional Shareholder Services' ballot advice often clashes with the desires of the average diversified investor, Wall Street Journal, 10-07-12

Unions Target Corporations Through Shareholder Activism, Washington Examiner, 07-19-12

2012 Proxy Season: Results and Lessons for Directors,, 07-16-12



Shareholder Activism Concerning Corporate Spending Disclosures

Participants included Jim Copland, Paul Atkins, Brian Cartwright, and Andrew Pincus.

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Center for Legal Policy & Proxy Monitor Conference - Part I
September 17, 2013

Center for Legal Policy & Proxy Monitor Conference - Part II
September 17, 2013

WSJ's "Opinion Journal with Mary Kissel" interviewed James Copland
March 11, 2013

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