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Only six S&P 500 companies failed to receive majority support for their say on pay proposals in 2013. This number represents a 40% drop over 2012 say on pay results.

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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Apple's Proxy Unveils a Measured Approach to Severance for a New Hire

January 24, 2015 [Center News Story]

Much has been written in the past few days about Apple's 2015 proxy, and especially how the …

SEC Makes Proxy Advisory Firms A 2015 Examination Priority

January 23, 2015 [Center News Story]

In a move which indicates the Securities and Exchange Commission intends to follow through …

Center Releases Third Edition of Guide to Institutional Investor Engagement

January 23, 2015 [Center News Story]

The Center released the 2015 edition of its guide to institutional investor engagement this …

Upcoming Subscriber Discussion Call: Beyond TSR - Identifying the Metrics That Create Value for Your Company

January 23, 2015 [Center News Story]

The Center will hold its next Subscriber Discussion call, "Beyond TSR: Identifying the …

Tax Reform, Income Inequality Highlight Economic Topics in 2015 State of the Union Address

January 23, 2015 [Center News Story]

In the 2015 State of the Union address this week, President Obama outlined his political …

Center For American Progress “Shared Prosperity” Report Urges Limits on Deductibility of Exec Comp, Longer Equity Vesting Periods

January 17, 2015 [Center News Story]

This week, the liberal Center for American Progress released its “Report of the Commission …