It's that dreaded time of year again. Proxy voting time.
Thousands of companies around the world typically hold their annual meetings from March to July, leaving fund managers worried about whether they have the right information about corporate agendas and whether they have enough time to digest the contents and cast ballots, before balloting is over. They even have to worry about who can vote, how and when, from a legal standpoint. And automation of the process isn't always the norm.