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ISS considering changing course on independent chair shareholder proposals

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
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  • USA
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  • 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

The Ticker - October 3 2014

  • Fredrikson & Byron PA
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  • USA
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  • October 3 2014

The Ticker shares recent developments in SEC compliance, capital markets, corporate governance, executive compensation and other matters important to

ISS publishes results of annual global voting policy survey

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 3 2014

On September 29, Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS), a leading proxy advisory firm, published the results of its 2014-2015 global voting policy

PCAOB’s standard-setting agenda: no new adoptions of substantive audit standards

  • Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 2 2014

The PCAOB’s Chief Auditor issued a new standard-setting agenda on September 30 (the Updated Agenda), which notes the following future requests for

Clients & friends newsletter September 2014

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Belgium, China, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia, United Kingdom, USA, Venezuela
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  • September 30 2014

In an unfortunate decision, the Brussels Court of Appeals has upheld a decision by a lower court denying the deductibility of stock option costs

Audit committee and auditor oversight update - September 2014

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • USA
  • -
  • September 29 2014

On August 28, the SEC provided another piece of the puzzle in the well-publicized revitalization of its financial reporting enforcement program. The

General counsel update September 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, China, European Union, Hong Kong, Russia, United Kingdom, USA
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  • September 29 2014

The London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) Court's new rules come into force on 1 October 2014 and are to apply to any arbitration

Selected auditing developments

  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 26 2014

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) has adopted Auditing Standard No. 18, Related Parties (AS 18), addressing related party

SEC’s “gatekeeper” enforcement initiative impacts directors

  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 26 2014

Senior SEC officials have become increasingly vocal in recent months about the roles and responsibilities of corporate "gatekeepers" and the need to

Companies with Company Stock funds in 401(k) plan or ESOP should review compliance in light of recent SEC enforcement actions

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 25 2014

Most public companies offer a Company Stock fund investment option under their 401(k) plans and non-qualified excess 401(k) plans. On September 10