ISS, founded as Institutional Shareholder Services
Inc., provides corporate governance and investment solutions for asset owners, asset managers, hedge funds, and asset service providers.
Maryland USA-based corporate governance solutions firm Institutional Shareholder Services
Inc said that the board of parent company MSCI Inc (NYSE: MSCI) has authorised the exploration of strategic alternatives regarding ISS.
According to Institutional Shareholder Services
(ISS), shareholders should vote against the re-election of all but two of News Corp's 15 board members because the phone hacking scandal is 'perhaps the most visible and severe example of the failure of board stewardship',
Midwest Air Group Inc (Amex: MEH), the parent company of Midwest Airlines, has released a comment on reports issued by two proxy advisory services, Institutional Shareholder Services
Inc (ISS) and Glass Lewis & Co.
"I wouldn't say what the Rainforest Action Network is doing is new--there are groups who have protested actions outside companies for many years," says Meg Voorhes, Director of Social Issues Service at Institutional Shareholder Services
. "Sometimes they will also file resolutions, so they will use both avenues."
The impressive performance of real estate stocks coincides with data provided by Institutional Shareholder Services
(ISS) which show that real estate had the best average corporate governance ranking of any U.S.
"The sudden and total collapse of the seventh-largest company in the United States will forever change the way shareholders look at corporate boards," says Pat McGurn, director of corporate programs for Institutional Shareholder Services
in Rockville, Md.
Flex Pharma announced that Institutional Shareholder Services
, or ISS, and Glass Lewis recommend that shareholders vote for all agenda items before or at Flex Pharma's June 14 special shareholders meeting.
US-based proxy advisor Institutional Shareholder Services
Institutional Shareholder Services
(ISS), an advisory firm, has advised Bank of America (NYSE: BAC) to keep the CEO and chairman of the board role separate, allowing independent oversight.
SEVEN OF THE 25 largest class action settlements since the pass of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 were approved in 2013, according to a report released by the Securities Class Action Services unit of Institutional Shareholder Services