Guides

Guide

AST Tax Compliance Guide

We are pleased to share a new tax compliance guide that includes detail around the various tax certification requirements for shareholders and employee plan participants. The guide also includes the following sections: FATCA, tax withholding, tax deposits and tax refunds, various IRS notices and tax reporting.

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Whitepapers

Whitepaper

Making the Most of Incentive Plans

Making the Most of Incentive Plans

It is critical for retention and morale to acknowledge employees' contributions and support their investment in the company's future. This whitepaper discusses performance incentives, development of awards and design of plan documents.

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Reports

Report

“Against” Votes by Institutional Investors Spike

“Against” Votes by Institutional Investors Spike

With institutional investors increasingly taking voting action against directors, Zally Ahmadi of D.F. King, an AST Company, indicates, “this issue is definitely not going away. … If anything, it’s becoming a larger and larger point of focus for the institutional investors.” Learn more about this key development in this Agenda article. 

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Report

“Monumental Shifts” in Shareholder Proposals in 2018 Proxy Season

“Monumental Shifts” in Shareholder Proposals in 2018 Proxy Season

In this Agenda article, Zally Ahmadi of D.F. King, an AST Company, observes, “There’s been a monumental shift in the types of proposals that have been filed.” Ahmadi discusses specific trends and what their future impacts may be. 

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Research

Research

Blockchain in Capital Markets: More Evolution Than Revolution

Opimas, a leading management consultancy focused on capital markets, evaluates the current state of blockchain initiatives including AST’s forthcoming proxy voting solution.

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Research

AST Restricted Stock Guide

AST Restricted Stock Guide

We understand the challenges and difficulties that you and your shareholders may face when dealing with restricted or control securities. We have created this guide as a single resource for all aspects relating to the sale and transfer of restricted or control securities.

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