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Dodd-Frank Executive Compensation

ISS Updates Equity Plan Scorecard and Governance QuickScore


Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities ISS has issued a series of 26 FAQs on its Equity Plan Scorecard, or EPSC.  The basic EPSC policy has not changed, but effective for meetings as of Feb. 1, 2016, the FAQs state the following adjustments will apply to EPSC evaluations: The “IPO” model is re-named “Special Cases,” to analyze companies with less than […] Read more →

by   |   November 23, 2015


ISS Launches 2016 Benchmark Policy Consultation

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities ISS has made available for public comment certain proposed voting policies for 2016. In the United States ISS has proposed policies relating to unilateral board actions, director... Read more →

by   |   October 26, 2015


Preliminary Planning for the 2016 Proxy Season

Employment, Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities Some will want to start preliminary planning for the 2016 proxy season.  It has been a bewildering year of developments, but most will be thankful that there are relatively few... Read more →

by   |   September 17, 2015


SEC Brings Another Enforcement Action For Failure to Disclose Perks

Employment, Executive Compensation, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities MusclePharm Corporation, or MSLP, and certain related parties recently settled an SEC enforcement action which included charges related to non-disclosure of certain perks. The SEC... Read more →

by   |   September 8, 2015