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ISS Issues FAQs on Independent Chair Policy and Equity Plan Scorecard

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Employment, Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities 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 Scorecard. Independent Chair Policy In this five page FAQ, ISS seeks to answer the following questions: How does the new approach differ from the previous approach? What additional factors will […] Read more →

by   |   December 24, 2014


New Surprises in Final 2015 ISS Policy Updates

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities ISS has issued its 2015 policy updates. Unilateral Bylaw/Charter Amendments This policy is new stand-alone policy.  Previously these matters were evaluated under the ISS... Read more →

by   |   November 6, 2014

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Tell the Comp Committee and Consultants the Auditors Will be Calling

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities We previously described a PCAOB reproposal regarding audit procedures for related party transactions.  A suggested audit procedure consisted of “Inquiries of the compensation... Read more →

by   |   June 11, 2014

Shareholder Lawsuit About Compensation Plan Derails Annual Meeting

Executive Compensation, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized An SEC registrant recently announced it had delayed its annual meeting from June 12, 2014 to September 11, 2014 because of this lawsuit. What’s the lawsuit about? Plaintiffs... Read more →

by   |   June 6, 2014