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Week of February 10, 2020
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Mark Emanuel and Barry Sullivan discuss short-termism in “Share buybacks: help or hinder?”
Lines 'Blur' Between ESG and Financial Performance
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A recent article discusses the relationship between Environmental, Social and Governance ("ESG") and financial performance. According to the article, multiple studies claim to find that companies with strong ESG performance tend to outperform peers financially. Given these findings, the article... Read more
Proxy Season Trends: Make Sure You're Ready for 2020
A recent article highlights important governance trends to anticipate this proxy season, including increased Say on Pay (“SOP”) opposition from shareholders. The author cites a study that finds all-time high SOP opposition rates in 2019. The author notes that while even greater opposition rates... Read more

Compensation Trends + Developments

Lines 'Blur' Between ESG and Financial Performance
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2019/2020 Executive Change in Control Report
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S&P 500 CEO Compensation Increase Trends

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Regulation, Legislation + Governance

Considerations for Preparing Your 2020 Proxy Statement
Eight Priorities for Boards in 2020

Special: The Intersection of the Corporate Purpose, Stakeholder Interests and ESG

We Are Nowhere Near Stakeholder Capitalism
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From Critics + Commentators

Telling a Story About Director Pay
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Pay Inequity Is Still a Thing—and It Matters