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Proxy access week of May 24
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • May 29 2015

During the week of May 24, 2015, 8-Ks were filed that disclosed three shareholder sponsored proxy access proposals passed and five failed. All


ISS reports on compensation trends
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • May 18 2015

ISS has issued a report on compensation trends incorporating data so far from this year's proxy filings


"Pay versus performance" rule proposed by Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • May 13 2015

On April 29, 2015, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued another proposed rule under the Dodd-Frank Act, this time with respect to


Observations on the SEC’s proposed pay versus performance rule
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • May 7 2015

The SEC has issued a proposed rule to require companies to disclose the relationship between executive compensation and the financial performance of


SEC Chair White warns on fee shifting bylaws
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • March 19 2015

In remarks at a conference attended by M&A professionals, SEC Chair White gave her views on fee shifting bylaws. Currently the SEC staff is focused


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