Ted Allen

Governance Counsel, Institutional Shareholders Services, Inc.

Charles Edward (“Ted”) Allen III is Governance Counsel and Head of Publications at ISS, where he has overseen the company’s newsletters on corporate governance and securities litigation since 2004. He oversees the ISS Governance Insight blog, and his postings and articles are frequently cited by the Financial Times’ Agenda newsletter,, The Motley Fool, and other news sources. Allen has appeared on panels hosted by the American Bar Association and other legal groups. Prior to joining ISS, he worked as a legal news editor for Bloomberg News, The Deal, and Legal Times. He also worked as an associate at the law firms of Proskauer Rose and Semmes, Bowen & Semmes and clerked for a Maryland trial court judge. Allen received his law degree (with honors) from Georgetown University and has a master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University and a bachelor’s degree from Duke University.

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Publications and Multimedia
Business Roundtable v. SEC and the Future of Proxy Access - Podcast
Corporations, Securities, and Antitrust Practice Group Podcast
January 18, 2012