What makes a director “independent”? That question is important, not only to investors who want to ensure that boards of directors exercise objective judgment on corporate affairs, but also to companies, who need assurance...more
The purpose of this post is to remind issuers that inducement grants do not require shareholder approval, so if they are used correctly, they can help to increase the life expectancy of the equity plan's share reserve....more
Non-Executive Employment of Family Members No Longer Precludes Nomination of Non-Independent Directors under “Exceptional and Limited Circumstances”
Until recently, a director of a NASDAQ-listed company could serve as an...more
The upcoming 2013 proxy season will likely be impacted by new policies issued by proxy advisers, as well as shareholder activists taking advantage of previously adopted rules, rather than by recent legislative or rulemaking...more
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