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Week of March 23, 2020
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Mark Emanuel and Barry Sullivan discuss short-termism in “Share buybacks: help or hinder?”
The Impact of COVID-19 on Incentive Compensation
A recent article discusses considerations for dealing with COVID-19's impact on 2020 incentive compensation, including topics such as delaying equity grants and setting performance targets. The authors suggest that companies consider delaying equity grants to potentially reduce share usage, but... Read more
Some Companies Are Reporting Big Raises. But They're Not Real.
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A recent article suggests that median employee pay reported for pay ratio disclosures may not reflect actual median employee pay, because companies can use pay for the same employee over time. Companies are required to annually report their CEO to median employee pay ratio, and can select the same... Read more

Compensation Trends + Developments

The Impact of COVID-19 on Incentive Compensation
Coronavirus Caps Years of Rich Pay for Many CEOs
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The Impact of COVID-19 on Performance-Based Compensation Programs

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Regulation, Legislation + Governance

Some Companies Are Reporting Big Raises. But They're Not Real.
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Compensation Committee Guide 2020
A Case of Mistaken Identity: Correcting the Record on EVA

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

ESG: Implementing and Disclosing for the New Normal
We Should Beware the Rise of Stakeholderism
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From Critics + Commentators

EVA Metrics and Short-Termism
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Is Rising CEO Pay Immoral?