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Dec 07, 2015

A Summary of Compensation-Related Updates to the Proxy Voting Guidelines of ISS and Glass Lewis

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Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (“ISS”) recently finalized its Proxy Voting Guidelines (the “ISS Guidelines”) that apply to all shareholder meetings held after February 1, 2016. A number of the updates relate to executive compensation matters, including changes to ISS’s US Equity Plan Scorecard. In addition, Glass, Lewis & Co., LLC (“Glass Lewis”) has posted its 2016 Guidelines (the “Glass Lewis Guidelines”), which clarify Glass Lewis’s compensation policies. This publication summarizes the compensation-related updates to both the ISS Guidelines and the Glass Lewis Guidelines.

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Authors and Contributors

John J. Cannon III

Partner

Compensation, Governance & ERISA

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New York

Kenneth J. Laverriere

Partner

Compensation, Governance & ERISA

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New York

Doreen E. Lilienfeld

Partner

Compensation, Governance & ERISA

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Linda Rappaport

Of Counsel

Compensation, Governance & ERISA

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New York