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OIG’s Follow-Up Review of Cost-Benefit Analyses in Selected SEC Dodd-Frank Act Rulemakings


Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized In June 2011, the SEC Office of Inspector General released a Phase I report on the results of its initial assessment of the cost-benefit analyses conducted for six rulemakings. The OIG concluded that the SEC had conducted a systematic cost-benefit analysis for each of six rules studied, but found that the level of involvement of […] Read more →

by   |   January 31, 2012


ISS Releases 2012 Compensation Policy FAQs

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities On January 25, 2012, Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS) released a set of frequently asked questions relating to its analysis of compensation policy issues for 2012... Read more →

by   |   January 31, 2012


Is Proxy Access the Best Defense to Proxy Access?

Public Companies and Securities Western Union received a shareholder proposal under Rule 14a-8 from Norges Bank.  The proposal includes a resolution, the adoption of which by Western Union’s stockholders... Read more →

by   |   January 28, 2012

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NYSE Announces Further Limitations on Broker Voting

Broker-Dealer, Public Companies and Securities Under New York Stock Exchange Rule 452, certain matters to be voted on at board meetings of NYSE member organizations were designated as “Broker May Vote” by the NYSE in its... Read more →

by   |   January 27, 2012