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HP-The Fourth No Vote–ISS Has Partial Win


Employment, Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities After announcing its “vehement disagreement” with ISS, HP held its shareholder meeting.  The inspector of elections announced his report would show that only 48% of the votes cast voted in favor of executive compensation.  ISS also urged withholding votes against certain directors related to the CEOs involvement in the nominating process.  Here the inspector of elections […] Read more →

by   |   March 23, 2011

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Bernanke: Dodd-Frank for Big Banks; Bair: Dodd-Frank Good For Community Banks

Banking Each of Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke and FDIC Chairman Sheila Bair each delivered remarks to the Independent Community Bankers of America National Convention.  Bernanke stated “it... Read more →

by   |   March 23, 2011


Disney Shareholders Approve Executive Compensation After Concessions to ISS

Employment, Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities Disney initially filed these additional soliciting materials in response to a “no recommendation” by ISS. Disney later announced that it had removed tax gross-ups from its... Read more →

by   |   March 23, 2011

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Gensler Addresses Implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act Including Prospective Application of Swap Rules

Derivatives In remarks before the European Parliament, Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee, CFTC Chairman Gary Gensler addressed implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act. Mr. Gensler noted... Read more →

by   |   March 22, 2011