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    1. SEC Reopens Universal Proxy Comment Period

      SEC Reopens Universal Proxy Comment Period

      The SEC voted Friday to reopen the comment period on proposed rules for using universal proxy cards. Acting Chairwoman Allison Herren Lee said in a statement that reopening the comment period for another 30 days once it is published in the Federal Register "will facilitate clarity and efficiency for shareholders voting in director elections....

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    2. DOL Finalizes Rule on Proxy Voting

      DOL Finalizes Rule on Proxy Voting

      The Department of Labor unveiled Friday a more principles-based final rule on proxy voting that did away with requirements in the proposed version requiring ERISA-governed fiduciaries to cast proxy votes any time the matter being voted on would have an economic impact on the plan but also only cast votes when there is an economic impact on the retirement plan...

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    3. 23% of Bristol Myers-Squibb Shareholders Back Proposal About Drug Pricing, Compensation

      23% of Bristol Myers-Squibb Shareholders Back Proposal About Drug Pricing, Compensation

      "Our resolution asked how these very real concerns are being incorporated into corporate governance policies on executive compensation and, importantly, if these policies and practices are consistent with our company's stated mission of 'providing access to prescription medicines at fair prices,'" said ...

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    4. NY State Common to Oppose all Board Directors at Companies Without women members

      NY State Common to Oppose all Board Directors at Companies Without women members

      After the company provided revised corporate governance guidelines, the pension fund withdrew its shareholder resolution in mid-February. The guidelines include the statement: "The board believes that its membership should continue to reflect a diversity of gender, race, ethnicity, age, sexual ...

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    5. SEC Chairman Non-Committal on Dual-Class, Cybersecurity, Fiduciary Rulemaking

      SEC Chairman Non-Committal on Dual-Class, Cybersecurity, Fiduciary Rulemaking

      "It is an area where I would say really good lawyering and good corporate governance is necessary." Ms. Walter also asked Mr. Clayton to explain more about the SEC's initiative to address the different standards of conduct for investment advisers and broker-dealers. Mr. Clayton said it has become ...

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