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October 2016

The Saratoga Sage vol. 02

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Institutional Shareholder Services Initiates Comment Period on Several Potential New Voting Guidelines

On October 27th, ISS initiated its comment period on a handful of new voting guidelines they are contemplating for final publication. New ISS guidelines will be released the week of November 14th and will be in effect for shareholder meetings after February 1, 2017. Market participants will have until 6:00 PM EDT on Thursday, November 10th to provide comments.

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The Saratoga Sage vol. 01

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ISS Releases 2017 Policy Survey Results

ISS has released its “2017 Policy Survey” results, completing one of the initial steps in its annual formulation of new and updated voting guidelines. ISS will release its preliminary 2017 policy updates in late October and, after providing a brief comment period for issuers and others, will finalize new guidelines in mid-November. ISS policy updates will be effective for shareholder meetings that occur after February 1, 2017. Read More