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Issuer Changes Course on Say-on-Pay Frequency


Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities Last year, Invesco Mortgage Capital’s shareholders indicated a preference for an annual say-on-pay vote.  Nonetheless, the board adopted a triennial frequency policy.  Subsequently Invesco filed an 8-K, after this year’s proxy statement was mailed, indicating that Invesco would implement an annual frequency vote in the future. My guess as to what happened:  ISS recommended withheld […] Read more →

by   |   April 23, 2012

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Annual Report of SEC Office of Minority and Women Inclusion

Uncategorized The Office of Minority and Women Inclusion, or OMWI, of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has submitted its first report pursuant to Section 342(e) of the Dodd-Frank... Read more →

by   |   April 19, 2012

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CFPB Promises Enforcement Against Discriminatory Lending Practices

Banking, Consumer Protection The CFPB has reminded lending institutions under its jurisdiction it is responsible for enforcing the Equal Credit Opportunity Act. In public statements, officials of the CFPB... Read more →

by   |   April 19, 2012


CFTC and SEC Approve Final Rule Defining “Swap Dealer”

Banking, Derivatives, Energy By a 4-1 vote today, the CFTC approved release of a rule defining the terms “swap dealer” (“SD”), “major swap participant” (“MSP”), and eligible contract... Read more →

by   |   April 18, 2012