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Government passes continuous disclosure changes

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 10 AUG 2021
... by the Australian Banking Association, and the AICD. But it was criticised by others such as Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) who said virtual AGMs could sacrifice shareholders' ability to engage with the company and raise questions. Australian ...

Institutional Shareholder Services to acquire Rainmaker Information

MICHELLE BALTAZAR  |  THURSDAY, 22 JUL 2021
... publisher of Financial Standard, this month signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS), a leading provider of corporate governance and responsible investment solutions, market intelligence, fund services ...

Proxy advisers under scrutiny

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 3 MAY 2021
... voting decisions currently lacks transparency. In Australia, the four main proxy advisers are Institutional Shareholder Services Australia, CGI Glass Lewis, Ownership Matters and the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI). ACSI said it ...

ASIC okay with virtual AGMs

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 MAR 2021
... Association, and the Australasian Investor Relations Association. But it was panned by others such as Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) who said virtual AGMs could sacrifice shareholders' ability to engage with the company and raise questions. ...

Less might be more in ESG

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 2 OCT 2020
A new study from Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) has revealed companies which received a single ESG-related shareholder proposal had a higher median sustainability improvement compared to those with many proposals. The impact of the first ESG-related ...

CAER sold to global service provider

HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 19 FEB 2019
... by an international consultancy which specialises in governance and responsible investment. Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) announced its acquisition of the Canberra-based Centre for Australian Ethical Research (CAER) this morning. CAER - whose ...

New owner at Strategic Insight

KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 14 JAN 2019
... research house Strategic Insight has been acquired in a deal expected to close soon. The buyer is Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS), a company speciaising in responsible investment and governance solutions. The transaction's value was not revealed. ...

Share option pay deals for US directors reducing

ALEX DUNNIN  |  FRIDAY, 9 FEB 2007
A survey of US board directors' pay levels by Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) has found there is a significant downward trend in directors' long-term compensation packages structured through stock options in favour of deferred stock awards. ...

Exec option hedging may remove incentive

... the equity option component of their remuneration may remove their performance incentive, an Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) conference heard. Amongst other things, investors were warned be skeptical of such arrangements because it removes any ...

ISS acquires Proxy Australia

The global group Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) has acquired corporate governance research firm Proxy Australia. The new unit will be called Proxy ISS and will provide in-market research, service and expertise on corporate governance and proxy ...
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