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Comments to U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs on Hearing Regarding Proxy Process

The IAA recommended that the Committee focus on weaknesses in the infrastructure of the proxy system, and strongly objected to efforts to restrict advisers’ use of proxy advisory firms and to regulation that would make those services more expensive and increase barriers to entry.

December 06, 2018

Keywords: Proxy Advisory Firms, Proxy Voting, Senate Banking

Categories & Topics: Compliance, Congress, Industry-Level, Proxy Voting

Comments on DOL Proxy Proposal

The IAA strongly opposed and urged the DOL to withdraw its proposal on proxy voting and the selection and monitoring of proxy advisory firms because it represents a significant departure on how plan fiduciaries view their proxy voting responsibilities, and would substantially increase compliance costs without providing measurable benefits to plan participants and beneficiaries.

October 05, 2020

Keywords: DOL, Proxy Advisory Firms, Proxy Voting

Categories & Topics: Compliance, ERISA & Pension Plans, Proxy Voting

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