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Top 5 stories of shareholder activism

Whistleblowing and shareholder responses to corporate governance failings were on the agenda at the 2018 AGM season. Here are the top 5 corporate governance stories of recent weeks.

As the AGM season continues, the new Public Register held by the Investment Association has produced some interesting data:

Wages were the top issue for dissent and 14 of the 45 rebellions held before 4 May had focussed on pay. Some of the big names on the list were Hammerson, Old Mutual, Capital and Counties, Trinity Mirror and ZPG (Zoopla).