On November 21, Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. issued updates to its benchmark proxy voting policies for the U.S. The updated policies will be effective for shareholder meetings on or after February 1, 2014. The...more
The nightmare of every corporate director is to wake up to find out that the company of the Board he or she sits on is on the front page of the New York Times (NYT) for alleged illegal conduct.
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On May 23, the Securities and Exchange Commission charged Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS), a Maryland-based proxy adviser, with failure to safeguard its advisory clients’ confidential proxy voting information. ...more
Institutional Shareholder Services ("ISS") recently released its 2013 policy updates for the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia and other international markets. With respect to U.S. Corporate Governance Policies, significant...more