could gain voting rights on golden parachutes
New York City comptroller William Thompson told IFLR he will
suggest say-on-pay legislation to senator Barney Frank,
chairman of the US House Financial Services Committee.
"I believe in reaching out to some committees, but also
going down to Washington and testifying so we can get some
attention on these issues," he said.
"While we may not initiate legislation on our own we're
working with legislative committees and state attorneys to make
suggestions on shareholder rights."
On February 6, SEC Chairman Mary Schapiro said at the SEC
Speaks programme that protections of shareholder rights are
"There is much we can do to accelerate that process,
including giving shareholders a greater say on who...