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Week of August 27, 2018
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CEOs Who Feel Underpaid are More Likely to Lay Off Workers
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A recent study claims there is a significant correlation between companies with a CEO who is paid less than his or her industry peers and companies where layoffs occur. According to the study of S&P 500 firms from 1992-2014 in the financial services, consumer staples and IT industries, CEOs who are... Read more
Ruling on Equity Comp Could Cost Billions in Taxes
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According to a recent article, a July ruling by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals was withdrawn due to a judge's death before an opinion was issued. Altera Corp. v. Commissioner, which overturned an earlier ruling by the U.S. Tax Court, had required stock-based compensation expense to be split... Read more

Compensation Trends + Developments

CEOs Who Feel Underpaid are More Likely to Lay Off Workers
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What Does the CEO Pay Ratio Data Say About Pay?
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Investor Action Groups See More Success
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Regulation, Legislation + Governance

Ruling on Equity Comp Could Cost Billions in Taxes
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SEC Expands Smaller Reporting Company Definition
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Preliminary Planning for the 2019 Proxy Season

From Critics + Commentators

Recent SEC Action Emphasizes Need for Effective Disclosure Controls

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