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April 25, 2016

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How Much Is Say on Pay Changing Executive Pay Practices? | Equilar | April 29, 2016

Equilar explores the impact that Say on Pay has had on executive compensation practices within the S&P 500. For individual companies, repercussions of a failed or low Say on Pay outcome appear to be minimal, as evidenced by the number of companies that received less than 70% support in multiple years. The article concludes by asking whether upcoming SEC regulations like the CEO pay ratio will have a significant impact on Say on Pay vote outcomes. Read more

Norway's Oil Fund to Target High Executive Pay Votes | Financial Times (subscription required) | May 1, 2016

In light of investor demands and economic realities, funds large and small have been faced with taking a firmer stance on executive pay. This article explores the role investment funds, and particularly Norway's Oil Fund (the world's biggest sovereign wealth fund), will play moving forward in changing the landscape and dynamics of executive pay. Read more

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