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ISS speaks: proxy access, fee shifting by-laws and more

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 19 2015

ISS has published its policy on proxy access matters. ISS will generally recommend in favor of management and shareholder proposals for proxy access

ISS publishes industry group US TSR medians

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 12 2015

ISS has published Industry Group US TSR Medians for Performance-Related Policies. The publication was solely for informational purposes. Company

GE and others voluntarily adopt proxy access

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 11 2015

GE has voluntarily adopted a proxy access by-law proposal. The by-law permits a shareowner, or a group of up to 20 shareowners, owning 3 or more of

SEC proposes hedging disclosures regarding directors, officers and employees

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 9 2015

The SEC has proposed rules to implement Section 955 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, as codified in Section 14(j) of

Trinity Wall Street responds in appeal of exclusion of shareholder proposal

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 4 2015

Currently before the Third Circuit is Trinity Wall Street v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. The case involves whether Wal-Mart can exclude a shareholder

Issuer welcomes shareholder proposal

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 31 2015

A coalition of investors submitted a shareholder resolution to Royal Dutch Shell plc. The resolutions titled 'Strategic Resilience for 2035 and

Business roundtable gives ISS its views on proxy access

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 23 2015

The SEC Division of Corporation Finance recently informed public companies that it will express no views on the application of Rule 14a-8(i)(9

Proxy access: request to reconsider Whole Foods; another seeks to avoid NYC proposal

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 24 2014

James McRitchie was the shareholder proponent who submitted a proxy access proposal to Whole Foods. The SEC granted Whole Foods' request to exclude

ISS issues FAQs on independent chair policy and Equity Plan Scorecard

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 24 2014

ISS previously issued its 2015 policy updates which we discussed here. ISS has now issued FAQs on the independent chair policy and the Equity Plan

Whole Foods can exclude proxy access proposal

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

The SEC has granted Whole Foods no action relief to exclude a proxy access proposal submitted under Rule 14a-8. The proponent's proposal sought a