Archive | October, 2013

UK Law Commission Review of Fiduciary Duty – London Event, 7 November 2013

This event organised by UKSIF/CCLA is to inform the responses of SFM, ShareAction and UKSIF to the UK Law Commission’s review. SFM Board Member Steve Viederman introduces the response of SFM Fiduciary Duty Working Group. The UK Law Commission, in response to a request from the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) […]

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SFM Social Media Director Kazutaka Kuroda reports on Japan’s METI project on favourable relationsh​ip between companies and investors

Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) calls for evidence and information regarding favourable relationships between companies and investors in a project. The consultation is available at http://www.meti.go.jp/english/press/2013/1016_02.html. The METI’s project has also developed a short paper explaining the public consultation, which is posted at http://www.meti.go.jp/press/2013/10/20131016001/20131016001-3.pdf. Abenomics stimulates Japanese economy at least in the […]

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SFM Participant Keith Ambachtsheer on Long Horizon Investing

A recent, thoughtful letter from SFM Participant Keith Ambachtsheer is just below, and touches on the essential subject of Incentives and Compensation in regards to time horizons and investment decisions. RICPM’s recent workshop with Generation, as the letter describes, highlighted two related action steps in this regard 1.  Design and implement concentrated long horizon investment […]

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