Activist Shareholders Score Wins on Election Spending After Riot

Friday, July 16, 2021

Kathy Jaffari was quoted in a Bloomberg Law article discussing how, since rioters stormed the U.S. Capitol earlier this year, activist shareholders at many companies are experiencing more success in getting approval from their fellow shareholders on increased political spending disclosures. "Boards are taking the issue seriously in the wake of the Capitol insurgency, after many companies decided to speak out about pausing or altering their political giving, said Kathy. Boards 'believe it’s important to be part of the political process,' Kathy said. But they’re also speaking with shareholders to get a better understanding about what type of transparency they’re looking for on political spending, she said."

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