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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


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


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


"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


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


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


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


SEC proposes say-on-pay rules
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • October 18 2010

The SEC has proposed amendments (Release No. 33-9153) to its rules to implement the provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act relating to shareholder approval of executive compensation arrangements