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The 2014 Proxy Season saw more than 80% of S&P 500 companies receive more than 90% shareholder say on pay support.

As of April 1, 2015, the 2015 Proxy Season is seeing measurably lower say on pay trends with companies averaging only 91.85% shareholder support, down from 95.13% at this point in 2014.

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ISS, Glass Lewis 2016 Final Policies to Include Stricter "Overboarding Rules"

November 20, 2015 [Center News Story]

Proxy advisory firms ISS and Glass Lewis both released final 2016 policy updates this week, …

SEC Official Unveils Executive Compensation Proxy Review Project Aimed at Improving Disclosures

November 20, 2015 [Center News Story]

Noting that investors have "continued to indicate a general dissatisfaction with the clarity …

Representatives Debate State of Activism at Corporate Governance Roundtable While House Passes Fannie/Freddie Executive Pay Cap

November 20, 2015 [Center News Story]

Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ), Chair of the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital …

At House Hearing on SEC Fiscal Budget, Chair White Defends Legality of Pay Ratio Disclosure

November 20, 2015 [Center News Story]

This week, at a House Financial Services Committee Hearing on the SEC's Fiscal year 2017 …

Fall Regulatory Agenda Pegs Final SEC Exec Comp Rules for Fall 2016

November 20, 2015 [Center News Story]

This week, the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs released the biannual regulatory …

Center Comments on ISS 2016 Draft Policies Warn Against Unnecessary Interference in Director Selection Process

November 13, 2015 [Center News Story]

The Center On Executive Compensation filed comments with ISS last week in response to the …