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Since 2010 there have been only 15 pay ratio related shareholder proposals. These proposals have averaged over 93% shareholder opposition with no single proposal receiving over 10% support.

In 2010, the Securities and Exchange Commission issued a Concept Release on the U.S. Proxy Plumbing System which included an discussion on the conflicts of interest inherent in the proxy advisory firm industry.

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House Financial Services Committee Approves Pay Ratio Repeal

October 3, 2015 [Center News Story]

On Wednesday, the House Financial Services Committee voted along party lines to approve the …

ISS 2015 Policy Survey Results Show Investors Support Use of Adjusted Metrics - With Disclosure

October 3, 2015 [Center News Story]

This week, Institutional Shareholder Services, Inc. released the results of its annual …

Swiss Firms Circumventing Minder Initiative Binding Vote Requirement, Says Pension Fund Advisor

October 3, 2015 [Center News Story]

Two years after Swiss voters approved the so-called "Minder Initiative" aimed at reducing …

House Financial Services Committee to Mark Up Center-Supported Repeal Bill Next Week

September 26, 2015 [Center News Story]

Following through on Chairman Jeb Hensarling's (R-TX) commitment to reduce unnecessary and …

Korn/Ferry Purchase of Hay Group Seeks to Link Talent and Pay

September 26, 2015 [Center News Story]

Korn/Ferry, the world's largest international recruiting firm, announced this week it will …

RR Donnelley's "Guide to Effective Proxies" Focuses on CD&A Improvement, Effective Graphics, and Pay for Performance Disclosures

September 26, 2015 [Center News Story]

Proxy and financial statement design firm RR Donnelley released the fourth edition of its …