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ISS Releases 2012 Compensation Policy FAQs

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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 (more on the details of the ISS methodology and policies here and here). The FAQs address the ways in which ISS will evaluate executive pay-for-performance, management say-on pay responsiveness, […] Read more →

by   |   January 31, 2012

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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

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Plaintiffs Challenging CFTC Position Limits Dealt Set Back

Derivatives, Litigation As we noted, the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc., or ISDA, and the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association, or SIFMA, filed a legal challenge... Read more →

by   |   January 24, 2012