Investors Urge FCC to Adopt Net Neutrality Rules, Reclassify Broadband Internet

  For Immediate Release July 14, 2014 Investors Urge FCC to Adopt Net Neutrality Rules, Reclassify Broadband Internet Under Title II For immediate release July 14, 2014   NEW YORK – A group of investment firms and foundations with widely-diversified investment portfolios today called upon the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) …

Open Internet Proposal at Verizon Wins 24.1% of Shareholder Vote

  For Immediate Release May 2, 2013  Open Internet Proposal at Verizon Wins 24.1% of Shareholder Vote _________________________   Concerns about FCC Lawsuit, Business Risks Prompt 3-fold Increase in Votes from 2012   NEW YORK – About one-quarter of all Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) shareholder votes were cast in favor of …

Volcker Rule & Dodd-Frank: Too Much Too Little or Too Little Too Late?

Volcker Rule & Dodd-Frank: Too Much Too Little or Too Little Too Late? JP Morgan’s recent headline-grabbing $2+ billion loss on certain derivatives trades, alternately referred to as “hedges” by management and “bets” by politicians and others convinced of the need to curtail such activities, has again riveted policy makers …

Summary & Analysis of Results of 2012 Lobbying Disclosure Resolutions

June 20, 2012 Summary & Analysis of Results of 2012 Lobbying Disclosure Resolutions Shareholder votes for lobbying disclosure resolutions indicated strong support in the second year since first being introduced in 2011. Shareholders filed resolutions at 38 corporations asking them to report on federal and state lobbying expenditures, including indirect …