Today’s asset managers, mutual fund complexes, and asset owners are expected to meet regulatory requirements, stewardship codes, and best practice standards for corporate governance disclosure. ISS provides an outsourced solution to help investors cost-effectively meet regulatory mandates regarding disclosure of voting policies and practices, while also providing a solution for investors in global markets where corporate governance disclosure is fast becoming a best practice for transparency.
ISS offers branded corporate governance and proxy voting disclosure website development and hosting, to help you make your portfolio-level voting records accessible to clients and other stakeholders. Premium dashboards provide for dynamic display of proxy voting data via statistical graphics and the opportunity to highlight your governance story.
ISS Vote Disclosure Services can help you meet regulatory as well as best practice standards for:
US Securities and Exchange Commission Form N-PX
National Instrument (NI) 81-106 website disclosure in Canada
UN PRI Signatories
UCITS Directive in Europe
UK Stewardship Code
EC Action Plan for Corporate Governance
EU Shareholder Rights Directive
EFAMA Code for External Governance
Minder Swiss Ordinance for Pension Fund Voting
BVI Code of Conduct in Germany
Eumedion Best Practices in Netherlands
Assogestioni Principe in Italy
Japan Stewardship Code
Financial Services Council (FSC) Standard No. 13 and Standard No. 20 in Australia
Stronger Super Reforms (RG 252) in Australia
SEBI vote disclosure requirements in India
CORPORATE GOVERNANCE DISCLOSURE WEBSITE SERVICES
Efficient solution for investors in global markets where corporate governance disclosure is either a best practice or regulatory requirement.
Hosted websites to make your corporate governance policies and proxy voting records available, with premium dashboards that provide for dynamic display of proxy voting data.
Access to voting statistics, including: › Votes Cast by Proposal Category › Votes Cast by Type › Alignment with Management › Meetings by Type › Meetings by Sector › Meetings by Market
Customizable dashboards allow you to tell your unique corporate governance story.
Flexibility to display information by portfolio, fund, issuer or meeting date, with the ability to drill into detailed meeting information for additional content.
For investment managers that are looking to comply with SEC rules for disclosure of proxy voting policies and proxy voting records, ISS provides fully outsourced file preparation services, including:
ASCII or HTML format reports to meet SEC Form N-PX requirements
Cover letter and signature page service available for Form N-PX reports
Data management services through file transfer from third party sub-advisors, vote record ingestion, file creation for SEC Form N-PX, and file retention for record keeping purposes.
ISS also offers a SEBI report to help Indian-domiciled Mutual Funds to comply with the SEBI regulations enacted in 2010.