Council of Institutional Investors

SEC Passes New Universal Proxy Rules
11/18/2021
Rosemary Lally
CII welcomed approval November 17 of final rules requiring universal proxies in contested elections for seats on public company boards.
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April 29, 2021 | Vol 26, Issue 16
April 22, 2021 | Vol 26, Issue 15
April 15, 2021 | Vol 26, Issue 14
April 8, 2021 | Vol 26, Issue 13 (Q1)
April 1, 2021 | Vol 26, Issue 12
May 6, 2021 | Vol 26, Issue 17
May 13, 2021 | Vol 26, Issue 18
May 20, 2021 | Vol 26, Issue 19
May 27, 2021 | Vol 26, Issue 20
June 3, 2021 | Vol 26, Issue 21
June 10, 2021 | Vol 26, Issue 22
June 17, 2021 | Vol 26, Issue 23
June 24, 2021 | Vol 26, Issue 24
July 1, 2021 | Vol 26, Issue 25 (Q2)
July 15, 2021 | Vol 26, Issue 26
July 22, 2021 | Vol 26, Issue 27
July 29, 2021 | Vol 26, Issue 28
August 5, 2021 | Vol 26, Issue 29
August 12, 2021 | Vol 26, Issue 30
August 19, 2021 | Vol 26, Issue 31
August 26, 2021 | Vol 26, Issue 32
September 2, 2021 | Vol 26, Issue 33
September 9, 2021 | Vol 26, Issue 34
September 16, 2021 | Vol 26, Issue 35
September 30, 2021 | Vol 26, Issue 36 Part 1: Governance News
September 30, 2021 | Vol 26, Issue 36 Part 2: Fall Conference Coverage
October 7, 2021 | Vol 26, Issue 37 (Q3)
October 14, 2021 | Vol 26, Issue 38
October 21, 2021 | Vol 26, Issue 39
October 28, 2021 | Vol 26, Issue 40
November 4, 2021 | Vol 26, Issue 41
November 10, 2021 | Vol 26, Issue 42
November 18, 2021 | Vol 26, Issue 43
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The CII Governance Alert is a weekly e-newsletter that keeps members up-to-date on news and trends in corporate governance, financial regulation, CII events and activities, member proxy proposals and other initiatives to advance corporate governance and shareholder rights.
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SEC Proposes Amendments to 2020 Proxy Advisor Rules
by: Rosemary Lally

11/18/2021

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At the same November 17 meeting, the SEC, in a 3-2 vote, approved putting out for comment proposed amendments to its controversial proxy advisor rules.
CII Urges SEC to Require Clawbacks for all Restatements
by: Rosemary Lally

11/18/2021

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CII sent a letter to the SEC November 18 providing recommendations on the commission’s plans to implement the clawback provision in Section 954 the Dodd-Frank Act.
CII Provides Feedback on ISS’s 2022 Benchmark Voting Policies
by: Rosemary Lally

11/18/2021

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CII sent a letter to Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) November 16 with feedback on the proxy advisor’s 2022 benchmark voting recommendation policies on dual-class voting structures, board diversity and climate-related issues: