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  • Article

    ISS finalizes new U.S. shareholder voting policies


    The annual ISS review of shareholder voting policies is out, and Joe Mont has the rundown on what it all means.

  • Blog post

    ISS, Glass Lewis Revamp Proxy Season Policies


    Prominent proxy advisers Institutional Shareholder Services and Glass Lewis have updated their voting policies for upcoming shareholder meetings and are looking ahead to 2017 proxies by clarifying their stance on director overboarding, unilateral board actions, problematic pay practices, and the responsibilities of directors for oversight of environmental and social issues ...

  • Article

    Behind the Latest Push to Win Proxy Access for Shareholders


    Image: Title: StringerThree years after a lawsuit scuttled the SEC’s proxy access rule, a new push is underway to give shareholders the right to nominate directors directly on the proxy. New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer, on behalf of the $160 billion New York City pension funds, recently submitted proxy ...