Bernard Sharfman

Bernard Sharfman is a Senior Corporate Governance Fellow at RealClearFoundation. 

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  • Sep 18, 2020
    In two recently proposed rules, Financial Factors in Selecting Plan Investments and Fiduciary Duties Regarding Proxy Voting and Shareholder Rights, the Department of Labor (DOL) has...
  • Jun 18, 2020
    Larry Fink, CEO of BlackRock, and Martin Lipton, a named partner in the law firm of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, are major players in corporate governance. Therefore, when...
  • May 22, 2020
    In Larry Fink’s (CEO of BlackRock) most recent letter to CEOs, A Fundamental Reshaping of Finance, Fink lays out a strategy for how BlackRock will use its considerable...
  • May 19, 2020
    The more times I read Larry Fink’s (CEO of BlackRock) most recent letter to CEOs, A Fundamental Reshaping of Finance, the more concerned I become. As I now understand the...
  • May 12, 2020
    In a somewhat roundabout way, I would like to make the argument that Larry Fink, CEO of BlackRock, is creating a new form of shareholder empowerment. Unfortunately, I do not find...