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ISS Releases its 2020 Policy Guidelines for Canada

Posted by Peter Landers on Nov 25, 2019 9:00:00 AM

On November 12, 2019 Institutional Shareholder Services (“ISS”) published their Americas Proxy Voting Guidelines Updates for 2020 for the Americas region, which includes Canada and the United States. While GGA has summarized updates directly affecting U.S.-listed companies in a separate blog post, we are summarizing the key updates affecting Canadian-listed companies as it relates to compensation and governance below. These updates will impact any shareholder meetings held on or after February 1, 2020.

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Topics: ISS, Proxy Guidelines, Canada

Glass Lewis Releases its 2020 Policy Guidelines for Canada

Posted by Peter Landers on Nov 18, 2019 9:15:00 AM

On November 1, Glass Lewis released its 2020 Policy Guideline updates for the Canadian market. These changes are expected to be effective for shareholder meetings taking place on or after January 1, 2020. They have identified several updates in the areas of compensation and governance as follows:  

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Topics: Glass Lewis, Proxy Guidelines, Canada

Glass Lewis Releases its 2020 Proxy Guidelines for the United States

Posted by Peter Landers on Nov 18, 2019 9:00:00 AM

On November 1, Glass Lewis released its 2020 Policy Guideline updates for the U.S. market. These changes are expected to be effective for shareholder meetings taking place on or after January 1, 2020. They have identified several updates in the areas of compensation and governance with several covering Say on Pay votes. These include: 

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Topics: Glass Lewis, United States, Proxy Guidelines