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  1. CalSTRS updates proxy votes on Coca-Cola in support of compensation proposals

    trueCalSTRS reversed its position on Coca-Cola Co. and will now support the pay package of Muhtar Kent, the company's chairman and CEO, and other top executives, according to the pension fund's proxy voting disclosure.

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  1. Ontario Teachers to vote against Coca-Cola compensation and equity plans

    trueOntario Teachers’ Pension Plan, Toronto, will vote against Coca-Cola Co.’s 2014 executive compensation and equity plan, according to the C$140.8 billion (US$128.9 billion) plan’s website.

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  2. 3 withdraw shareholder-access resolution at Disney

    trueCalSTRS, Connecticut Retirement Plans & Trust Funds and Legal & General Investment Management withdrew their proposal at Walt Disney Co. calling for shareholder access to corporate proxy material to nominate directors, according to a webcast of the company's annual meeting Tuesday.

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  3. Institutional investors believe CEOs are overpaid — survey

    trueSome 72% of institutional investors believe the U.S. executive pay model has led to excessive CEO compensation levels, almost four times the 20% of corporate directors holding such a view.

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  4. OTPP on say-on-pay in 2014: Go ahead, make my day

    trueOntario Teachers' Pension Plan will have a shorter fuse in taking a tougher approach this year in say-on-pay proxy voting, including voting against board members when it sees a disconnect between executive compensation and corporate performance, according to revisions to its corporate governance ...

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  5. Oracle shareholders reject executive pay, again

    trueOracle Corp. shareholders rejected the pay packages of CEO Larry Ellison and other executives, hewing to the calls by institutional investors and a proxy adviser that said their compensation is out of sync with the company's performance.

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  6. CEO pay disclosure seen as costly burden that won't help investors — Towers Watson

    trueOnly one in 10 compensation professionals at U.S. corporations believes CEO pay ratio disclosure will provide useful information for investors and companies, according to results of a survey by Towers Watson.

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  7. CEO-to-worker pay ratio disclosure proposed by SEC

    trueA divided U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission proposed that public companies disclose how much more their chief executives earn than rank-and-file workers.

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  8. CEO, CFO pay leveling off, study finds

    trueThe median compensation for CEOs fell 0.3% last year compared with a year earlier, while it rose only 1.4% for CFOs, according to a study of pay trends released Tuesday by Compensation Advisory Partners.

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  9. CalSTRS to oppose Disney pay, CEO's re-election to board

    trueCalSTRS will vote its almost 5.3 million shares against Walt Disney Co.’s executive compensation and the re-election of Robert A. Iger, chairman and CEO, to the board.

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  10. Towers Watson: 45% of companies changing executive compensation

    trueNearly half of companies surveyed by Towers Watson are making changes to their executive compensation programs in 2012.

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  11. U.K. shareholders might get more say on executive pay

    truePublic companies in the U.K. would have to give shareholders binding votes on executive-pay structures every three years under a bill before Parliament.

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  12. Canadian Pacific CEO resigns; Ackman slate wins seats

    trueCanadian Pacific Railway CEO Fred Green resigned and five other directors withdrew, rendering a shareholder vote anticlimactic.

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  13. J.P. Morgan Chase shareholders back executive compensation plan

    trueJ.P. Morgan Chase & Co. on Tuesdayannounced its executive compensation plan won the approval of 91.5% of shareholders in a non-binding annual advisory vote, up from 73% last year.

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