Tag Archives | guidance

ISS Sues SEC - Gary Retelny CEO of ISS

ISS Sues SEC

ISS sues SEC is now “old” news, but I was on vacation when they did so on October 30, 2019, and have been busy since then. This post is primarily for my own future reference. Since the action is historically significant, I may want to reference it in the future. This post on CorpGov.net I […]

Continue Reading · 0
Investment Advisers Allison Lee

Investment Advisers SEC Clarification: Allison Lee

Investment Advisers: Allison Lee Statement Re SEC Guidance Investment advisers, proxy services. – It is not often that I simply reprint a post from another source, in this case the SEC. However, I have filed this one under history of corporate governance. I may want to reference it as I an example of where the SEC formally misstepped. […]

Continue Reading ·
Field Assistance Bulletin 2018-01

Field Assistance Bulletin 2018-01: New Tone, Same ESG Analysis

Field Assistance Bulletin 2018-01 Field Assistance Bulletin 2018-01 issued by Trump administration. Recently, the Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) within the Department of Labor (DoL) released Field Assistance Bulletin 2018-01 (link) relating to ESG (environment, social and governance) and shareholder rights for ERISA governed benefit plans. I set out some brief high-level analysis on the guidance below. (more…)

Continue Reading ·
CII

CII Meets With SEC

I thought this recent correspondence was noteworthy. I’m so happy CII exists. I wish there were a similar organization representing the interests of retail shareowners. Most footnotes are removed and the letter is slightly edited for formatting. Original. Via Hand Delivery May 22, 2014 Keith F. Higgins Director (more…)

Continue Reading ·

Shareholder Proposals: SLB 14G

On October 16, 2012, the SEC published another “Staff Legal Bulletin” with guidance on shareowner proposals submitted to public companies pursuant to Rule 14a-8. SLB No. 14G provides the Division of Finance’s views regarding: Proof of ownership under Rule 14a-8(b)(2)(i) for purposes of verifying whether a beneficial owner is eligible to submit a proposal; the manner […]

Continue Reading ·

ICGN to Release Best Practice Guidelines on Political Spending & Contracts

After extensive consultation with global investors, the ICGN releases two new best practice guidelines: ICGN Guidance on Political Lobbying and Donations and Model Contract Terms Between Asset Owners and Managers. Said Christianna Wood, Chairman of the ICGN Board of Governors: In the post-global financial crisis environment few topics have received as much attention as asset […]

Continue Reading ·

Proxy Access Implementation

Jill Radloff, of Leonard, Street and Deinard, focuses her practice on the areas of corporate and securities law and has written a brief guide for companies that shareowners will also find useful, You Received a Proxy Access Notice — Now What? Upon receipt of a notice of a shareholder nominee under the proxy access rules, […]

Continue Reading ·

Powered by WordPress. Designed by WooThemes