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Week of August 14, 2017
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Executive Pay: Embracing a New Generation of Options

THIS WEEK: Quick Picks

Say on Pay Votes Changed to Annually from Triennially at 146 Companies
146 Companies in the Russell 3000 have switched from triennial Say on Pay voting to annual shareholder voting this proxy season, increasing the frequency of shareholder feedback. The news follows the recommendation of institutional investors to allow for greater shareholder oversight.... Read more
Were Non-Independent Boards Really Captured Before Sarbanes-Oxley?
Donald Bowen argues that Sarbanes-Oxley reforms requiring more defined "independent" directors have had a negative effect on performance relative to boards that did not have to fundamentally change their composition. Bowen claims this could be related to independent directors having reduced... Read more

Compensation Trends + Developments

ISS Posts Governance, Policy Surveys for 2018 Proxy Season
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GC Compensation Report: Industry Breakdown
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Boards Enhance Peer Group Disclosures
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Regulation, Legislation + Governance

The Fed Wants to Make Life Easier for Big-Bank Directors
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Who Is Winning With the Fiduciary Rule? Wall Street
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Brace for 2018: The SEC's Pay Ratio Rule

From Critics + Commentators

Were Non-Independent Boards Really Captured Before Sarbanes-Oxley?
Even After the Glass Ceiling Yields, Female Executives Find Shaky Ground
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U.K.: Performance-Related Pay and Banking Do Not Mix
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