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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


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


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


"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


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 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


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


Issues Relating to Equity Plan Amendments to Increase Tax Withholding Under New FASB Rules
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • October 27 2016

Financial Accounting Standards Board's (FASB) new standards, which go into effect for reporting periods after December 15, 2016, allow companies to


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


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