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ISS Signals 2012 Voting Policies


Employment, Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities ISS has posted its draft 2012 policies for comments.  The policies indicate a departure from prior ISS positions in evaluating executive compensation.  Perhaps more significantly, if a prior say-on-pay vote indicated significant opposition to pay practices, ISS may recommend withholding votes from compensation committee members, and a “no” vote on any current say-on-pay-proposal, depending on... Read more →

by   |   October 18, 2011

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SEC Staff Issues Guidance on Cybersecurity

Public Companies and Securities For a number of years, SEC registrants have migrated toward increasing dependence on digital technologies to conduct their operations. As this dependence has increased, the risks... Read more →

by   |   October 18, 2011

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Federal Insurance Office Seeks Comment on How to Improve the System of Insurance Regulation in the United States

Insurance Section 313(p) of Title 31 of the United States Code, as codified by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, requires the Federal Insurance, or FIO, to... Read more →

by   |   October 17, 2011


Proposed Volker Rule Permits Carried Interests

Banking The federal regulators (the FDIC, the FRB, the OCC and the SEC, with the CFTC to follow separately) have published for comment a proposed Volker rule as required by the D0dd-Frank... Read more →

by   |   October 17, 2011