SEC’s top Democrat issues warning ahead of departure next month | Financial Times

The senior Democratic member of the US Securities and Exchange Commission has warned that shareholders’ ability to influence corporate boardroom decisions is under threat in comments ahead of his departure next month.

Robert Jackson, whose exit has been expected after his term officially ended in June last year, told the Financial Times that updates to shareholder advisory and voting regulations “could make it harder for investors to speak their mind going forward”.

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