Inside The ISS Policy Updates For 2013

Law360, New York (November 27, 2012, 6:38 PM EST) -- Institutional Shareholder Services, an influential proxy advisory firm, annually updates the policies that underlie its voting recommendations to its institutional investor clients. On Nov. 16, 2012, ISS issued its policy updates applicable to shareholder meetings occurring on or after Feb. 1, 2013. This article describes the key corporate governance and executive compensation policy updates applicable to publicly traded U.S. companies. The policy updates may be viewed in full at

Depending on a company’s shareholder base, ISS’s recommendations can have a significant impact on the outcome...
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