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Board Related Governance & Board Compensation

Find coverage of the latest news and strategies in board related governance, including company risk assessments, clawback policies and other common pay governance policies. Also find the latest on board compensation, including discussions of director pay magnitude and payment mechanisms.

A CEO Pay Ratio Tipping Point?

With companies starting to release CEO pay ratio data for the first time, boards and management teams are bracing for a wave of reactions: How will activists and employee groups use the information to crank up criticism? Will the media… Read more

Strong Advice for Compensation Committees on Targets, Methods and Clean Sheets

In this coverage of Leading Minds of Compensation–West, which ran in the September/October 2017 issue of NACD Directorship magazine, Barry Sullivan joins other leading compensation consultants to give advice on some of the most vexing questions and issues facing compensation committee chairs and… Read more

KPMG: Focus on Board Composition

Blair Jones offers her insights on board composition and what lies ahead in 2018 in the KPMG Board Composition Report. Topics include: How boards should approach the issue of refreshment What companies should communicate to investors about the composition of… Read more

Board Composition and Director Recruiting Trends: Beyond the Numbers

In a Q&A with Equilar, Blair Jones offers her insights on the issues surrounding board composition and director recruiting, including but not limited to board size, age and tenure limits, diversity, and committee construction. Equilar: What are some of the… Read more

Past is Prelude in the Boardroom

If you’re a director, you can be excused for seeing the last 40 years of board history as a relentless chronology of regulatory growth. A key result has been more work and more personal risk — along with more worry about how outsiders view every move. Read more