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323251216065ISS Issues 2021 Policy Updates
Thu, 12 Nov 2020 20:22:20 +0000http://edwardhauder.com/?p=1622This 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.
]]>1622ISS Guidance on COVID-19 Compensation Issues
Thu, 22 Oct 2020 14:34:52 +0000http://edwardhauder.com/?p=1600Summary of ISS's FAQs on compensation-related issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
]]>1600SEC Amends Whistleblower Rules
Sat, 26 Sep 2020 17:18:09 +0000http://edwardhauder.com/?p=1582On 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)
1582SEC Amends Shareholder Proposal Rules
Sat, 26 Sep 2020 15:19:10 +0000http://edwardhauder.com/?p=1580On 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
1580ISS Releases Global Policy Survey Results
Sat, 26 Sep 2020 14:29:03 +0000http://edwardhauder.com/?p=1578On 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