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ISS 2015 Proxy Voting Guidelines include new "scorecard" evaluation policy for equity plan proposals

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 21 2014

This month, Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS) issued its 2015 Proxy Voting Guidelines for the upcoming proxy season, which include the

ISS proposes new methodology for evaluating equity plan proposals

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 20 2014

A key component to evaluating whether to place an equity plan proposal in a proxy is whether or not ISS will support the plan. Accoding to ISS, while

ISS considering changing course on independent chair shareholder proposals

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 16 2014

ISS is requesting feedback on a change to its voting policy on independent chair shareholder proposals. ISS' current policy is to generally recommend

SEC Commissioner says JOBS Act merits increased scrutiny of transfer agents

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 21 2014

Commissioner Luis A. Aguilar recently gave a speech in which he stated the JOBS Act will require increased scrutiny of transfer agents because of the

Group publishes shareholder engagement protocol

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 3 2014

The Shareholder-Director Exchange, or SDX, is a working group of independent directors and representatives from some of the largest and most

PCAOB adopts standards for broker-dealer audits

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 12 2013

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, or PCAOB, adopted two attestation standards pertaining to audits of brokers and dealers. The PCAOB

PCAOB, auditors and executive compensation

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 8 2013

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, or PCAOB, has reproposed a new auditing standard, Related Parties, and certain other amendments to its

Use of additional soliciting materials remains constant in 2013

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 8 2013

Since the advent of a mandatory but advisory say-on-pay vote required by the Dodd-Frank Act, issuers have used additional soliciting materials in

A checklist to comply with the new NYSE compensation committee independence rules

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 16 2013

The SEC has approved the NYSE's compensation committee independence rules. By July 1, 2013, most listed issuers must comply with the following:

A checklist to comply with the new NASDAQ compensation committee independence rules

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 16 2013

The SEC has approved Nasdaq's compensation committee independence rules. By July 1, 2013, most listed issuers must comply with the following: Have