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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

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, 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

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

Nasdaq proposes rules regarding independence of compensation committees

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 26 2012

Nasdaq has proposed rules regarding the independence of compensation committees in response to final rules issued by the SEC under the Dodd-Frank Act

Preliminary 2013 proxy season checklist

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 24 2012

At this time, there are relatively few new items that need to be considered for the upcoming proxy and 10-K season

SEC outlines process for evaluating whistleblower tips

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 11 2012

The SEC has published information which outlines the process for evaluating tips submitted by whistleblowers

GAO studies Regulation A in connection with JOBS Act

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 9 2012

Concerned about the decline in the number of public offerings, the JOBS Act requires the SEC to amend Regulation A (or to adopt a new regulation) to raise the threshold for use of that registration exemption from $5 million to $50 million, and requires the GAO to study the impact of state securities laws on Regulation A offerings