Weighing ISS Proxy Voting Policies For 2012

Law360, New York (November 29, 2011, 2:23 PM EST) -- On Nov. 17, 2011, Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) issued updates to its proxy voting policies applicable for shareholder meetings on or after Feb. 1, 2012. ISS’ 2012 policy updates cover a broad range of subjects affecting public companies, including some that touch on areas of recent or pending U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission regulations, such as compensation of chief executive officers, board responses to completed shareholder votes on executive compensation matters and proxy access for public company shareholders. Companies and their shareholders should acquaint themselves with...
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