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Dodd-Frank Executive Compensation

ISS Announces 2017 Benchmark Policy Updates

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities ISS has announced its 2017 policy changes. Some key changes for the U.S. are discussed below. Restrictions on Binding Shareholder Proposals.  ISS has adopted a new policy when shareholders do not have the ability to amend bylaws.  ISS will generally vote against or withhold from members of the governance committee if the company’s charter imposes […] Read more →

by   |   November 21, 2016

New C&DI’s on Fee Calculations and Form S-8

Employment, Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities The SEC issued three new C&DIs on fee calculations: Question 240.11 Question: An issuer has a Form S-8 on file that registers shares of common stock to be issued upon the... Read more →

by   |   November 9, 2016

ISS Announces Pay-for-Performance Methodology Updates for 2017

Employment, Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities ISS announced changes to the methodology underlying its pay-for-performance models for companies in the U.S. and other markets to take effect Feb. 1, 2017. ISS will present... Read more →

by   |   November 8, 2016

SEC Exams Looking for Whistleblower Violations

Broker-Dealer, Employment, Executive Compensation, Investment Advisers, Litigation SEC staff in the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations are examining compliance with key whistleblower provisions arising out of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and... Read more →

by   |   October 24, 2016