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Regional Overview

New for 2014, ISS is providing overviews for the Americas, EMEA, and Asia-Pacific regions that detail key considerations for governance stakeholders operating in area markets. Included in the overviews are the latest on market trends, discussion of the regulatory environment, and a high-level overview of ISS’ approach to evaluating management and, where applicable, shareholder proposals relating to corporate audits, board practices, management and director compensation, shareholder rights and takeover defenses, environmental and social issues, and mergers and acquisitions. Click below to download a regional overview.

2014 Policy Updates

2014 Voting Policies

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