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Proxy advisory firm launches policy comment period

Shareholders are increasingly pushing back on excessive executive compensation

The alternative lender favours Berkshire Hathaway’s bid, despite the advisory from ISS

Issues relating to board independence and effectiveness accounted for 46% of contrarian votes from the pension manager over the past year

The shares were issued last month without a vote by shareholders

The proxy advisory firm is recommending shareholders to dump 12 of the 15 members of the board as a result of the recent scandal at the bank

BMO GAM’s Ross Kappele elected IFIC chairman

The voluntary protocols set out expectations on the roles and responsibilities of the various firms that handle meeting vote reconciliation

The half-day meeting will feature two panel discussions

Proposals would require participants in a contested board election to use proxy cards that enable shareholders to vote for any candidate

CSA protocols intended to improve the accuracy, reliability and transparency of shareholder votes