December 22, 2016

Primer: ISS Methodology for Evaluating Equity Comp Plans

Yesterday, ISS Corporate Solutions issued this primer that provides the basics of ISS Research’s Equity Plan Scorecard methodology that will affect meetings occurring on – or after – February 1st (see Appendix D for the ISS 2017 burn rates).

Climate Task Force Releases Proposed Disclosure Recommendations

Recently, as noted in this Davis Polk blog, the Financial Stability Board issued this 74-page set of recommendations that would enhance climate change disclosure on a global level. Participation would be voluntary. As noted in this article, there’s a recommendation to tie CEO pay to climate risk. There’s a 60-day comment period.

The SEC’s Investor Advocate Report

The SEC’s Investor Advocate has issued its annual report. Love the cover! Meanwhile, President Obama signed the legislation providing the SEC with a Small Business Advocate in the New Year (see John’s blog)…

Enjoy the Holidays!

Love that Christmas & Chanukah synch this year…

Broc Romanek