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ISS Formally Opposes Director Compensation Bylaws
Lyle G. Ganske,Jennifer C. Lewis,Robert A. Profusek,Lizanne Thomas, February 5, 2014
Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. ("ISS") has now formalized its position on director compensation bylaws. In short, ISS has adopted the position that a board that adopts a bylaw provision prohibiting directors from accepting third-party compensation for board service has infringed...
The SEC's First Deferred Prosecution Agreement Involving an Individual: Questions Remain
Lynsey Morris Barron,Harold K. Gordon,Henry Klehm,Joan E. McKown, February 5, 2014
With much fanfare three years ago, the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") announced a Cooperation Initiative as part of an overall effort to strengthen its enforcement program. Modeled on the 2001 "Seaboard Report," the Cooperation Initiative sought to encourage...
ISS Questions Director Compensation Bylaw
Lyle G. Ganske,Robert A. Profusek,Lizanne Thomas, November 29, 2013
Earlier this month, ISS recommended "withhold" votes for the election of the members of a company's nominating committee because its board adopted—without shareholder approval—a corporate bylaw that barred director nominees from accepting compensation from anyone other than...
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