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First Form AP Filed with the PCAOB
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • February 1 2017

Grant Thornton LLP became the first registered public accounting firm to file a Form AP with the PCAOB. Form AP currently requires identification of


ISS Provides Updated Compensation Plan and Executive Compensation FAQs
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • December 19 2016

ISS has updated its equity compensation plan FAQs. New and materially updated questions include: If a company grants performance-based awards, how


GAMCO Folds on Rejection of Proxy Access Nominee
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • November 28 2016

As previously noted, National Fuel Gas had rejected a proxy access nominee submitted by GAMCO Asset Management Inc. because of non-conformance with


First Proxy Access Nominee Rejected
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • November 25 2016

GAMCO Asset Management Inc. made the news when it became the first to submit a nominee for National Fuel Gas’ board of directors using a proxy access


ISS Announces 2017 Benchmark Policy Updates
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • November 21 2016

ISS has announced its 2017 policy changes. Some key changes for the U.S. are discussed below. Restrictions on Binding Shareholder Proposals. ISS has


SEC Grants Broker-Dealers Relief under New Lease Accounting Standard
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • November 11 2016

To perhaps oversimplify things greatly, the new GAAP for lease accounting will require operating leases to be recorded on the balance sheet much like


ISS Announces Pay-for-Performance Methodology Updates for 2017
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • November 8 2016

ISS announced changes to the methodology underlying its pay-for-performance models for companies in the U.S. and other markets to take effect Feb. 1


The SEC’s Proposed Universal Proxy Rule: Beneficial to Shareholders or Tilting the Result toward Activist Investors?
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • October 28 2016

Under current law and practice, a shareholder of a public company that is asked to vote in a contested election of directors where a slate of


ISS Launches 2017 ISS Benchmark Policy Comment Period
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • October 27 2016

ISS announced the launch of its 2017 benchmark voting policy consultation period. The open comment period, which will solicit views from governance


The SEC’s Universal Proxy Rulemaking: History & What to Expect
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • October 23 2016

The SEC has announced it will consider proposed rules that permit the use of universal proxy cards in contested elections on October 26, 2016. The