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GE and Northern Trust React to Negative ISS Recommendations on Say-on-Pay


Public Companies and Securities Both GE and Northern Trust have filed additional soliciting materials reacting to ISS’s “No” recommendations on their non-binding say-on-pay proposals. General Electric GE notes a “significant disagreement” with ISS.  GE’s materials directly confront ISS.  GE’s points are: ISS’s analysis fails to consider actions that aligned pay with performance during the recession. Mr. Immelt’s pay... Read more →

by   |   April 7, 2011


Fed Proposes Rule to Permit Payment of Interest on Demand Deposits

Banking The Federal Reserve Board has published a proposed rule to repeal the Board’s Regulation Q, which prohibits the payment of interest on demand deposits by institutions that... Read more →

by   |   April 6, 2011


Registration with the SEC as an Investment Adviser — A Guide for Private Equity and Hedge Funds

Investment Advisers, Private Equity The Dodd-Frank Act provides an exemption for registration as an investment adviser for private equity groups and hedge funds that have assets under management of less than $150... Read more →

by   |   April 5, 2011


Examples of Reporting of Board Frequency Determination in Form 8-K/A

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities New Item 5.07(d) to Form 8-K requires issuers to disclose the company’s decision as to how frequently the company will include a shareholder vote on the compensation of... Read more →

by   |   April 4, 2011