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Business roundtable gives ISS its views on proxy access
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • January 23 2015

The SEC Division of Corporation Finance recently informed public companies that it will express no views on the application of Rule 14a-8(i)(9


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


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


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


PCAOB adopts standards for broker-dealer audits
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • October 12 2013

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, or PCAOB, adopted two attestation standards pertaining to audits of brokers and dealers. The PCAOB


Form 8-K disclosures on frequency of say-on-pay votes
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • February 16 2011

Item 5.07 to Form 8-K was revised in connection with the adoption of the final say-on-pay rules


What directors and public companies need to know about the end-user swap exception
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • December 16 2010

The Dodd-Frank Act broadly requires that most swaps be cleared through a derivative clearing organization


Is proxy access the best defense to proxy access?
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • January 28 2012

Western Union received a shareholder proposal under Rule 14a-8 from Norges Bank


PCAOB, auditors and executive compensation
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • May 8 2013

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, or PCAOB, has reproposed a new auditing standard, Related Parties, and certain other amendments to its


ISS proposes new methodology for evaluating equity plan proposals
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • October 20 2014

A key component to evaluating whether to place an equity plan proposal in a proxy is whether or not ISS will support the plan. Accoding to ISS, while