Topic: institutional shareholder services

2013 Proxy Season Advisory Firm Voting Guidelines: Latest Need-to-Know from JD Supra

“Companies should analyze the reports issued by ISS, Glass Lewis and other advisory firms in 2012 with respect to the company’s 2011 executive compensation in order to better understand the concerns of those firms and to consider addressing these concerns. Companies should also consider any feedback they received from their shareholders. If a company makes… Read more »

Doc of the Day: ISS Outlines New Pay-For-Performance Evaluation Methodology

Just in time for the 2012 proxy season, Institutional Shareholders Services has issued a white paper outlining its new approach to evaluating pay-for-performance in 2012. Ropes & Gray provides an in-depth look at the new methodology, and why public companies should follow it as they design their compensation programs and prepare their proxy disclosures: “A… Read more »

Proxy Voting: Institutional Shareholder Services 2012 Guidelines Released

“On November 17, Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS), a leading provider of corporate governance solutions to the global financial community, released its final 2012 updates to its proxy voting guidelines, which will be used by ISS in formulating its 2012 voting recommendations for publicly held companies with shareholder meetings on or after February 1, 2012.”… Read more »