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EdwardHauder.com http://edwardhauder.com Ed Hauder's Executive and Equity Compensation Blog Thu, 12 Nov 2020 20:22:38 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.8.1 http://edwardhauder.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/cropped-jpg-file-3-32x32.jpg EdwardHauder.com http://edwardhauder.com 32 32 51216065 ISS Issues 2021 Policy Updates http://edwardhauder.com/2020/11/12/iss-issues-2021-policy-updates/ Thu, 12 Nov 2020 20:22:20 +0000 http://edwardhauder.com/?p=1622 This post includes links to the ISS 2021 Policy Updates and summarizes the policy update for U.S. companies related to board racial and/or ethnic diversity.

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ISS Guidance on COVID-19 Compensation Issues http://edwardhauder.com/2020/10/22/iss-guidance-on-covid-19-compensation-issues/ Thu, 22 Oct 2020 14:34:52 +0000 http://edwardhauder.com/?p=1600 Summary of ISS's FAQs on compensation-related issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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SEC Amends Whistleblower Rules http://edwardhauder.com/2020/09/26/sec-amends-whistleblower-rules/ Sat, 26 Sep 2020 17:18:09 +0000 http://edwardhauder.com/?p=1582 On September 23, 2020, the SEC also amended the whistleblower rules (SEC Press Release 2020-219). These rule amendments are detailed in SEC Release No. 34-89963 (available at: https://www.sec.gov/rules/final/2020/34-89963.pdf). The whistleblower rules (Section 21F of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as added by Section 922 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act)

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]]> 1582 SEC Amends Shareholder Proposal Rules http://edwardhauder.com/2020/09/26/sec-amends-shareholder-proposal-rules/ Sat, 26 Sep 2020 15:19:10 +0000 http://edwardhauder.com/?p=1580 On September 23, 2020, the SEC voted to adopt amendments to the shareholder proposal rules (Rule 14a-8) (SEC Press Release 2020-220). The SEC published a draft rule for comment in November 2019 (see my blog post, SEC Proposed Additional Rules for Proxy Voting Advice and Shareholder Proposals, for details). On the share ownership requirements that

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]]> 1580 ISS Releases Global Policy Survey Results http://edwardhauder.com/2020/09/26/iss-releases-global-policy-survey-results/ Sat, 26 Sep 2020 14:29:03 +0000 http://edwardhauder.com/?p=1578 On September 25, 2020, ISS released the results of its 2020 Global Benchmark Policy Survey. In the global section, ISS had several compensation-related questions, mainly related to the impact of COVID-19. COVID-19 ISS’s 202 COVID-Guidance—62% of Investors and 87% of Non-Investors responded that ISS should keep its 2020 COVID-19 guidance or similar guidance in place