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Week of January 28, 2019
New Video
Mark Emanuel and Barry Sullivan discuss short-termism in “Share buybacks: help or hinder?”
U.S. Proxy Voting Trends on E&S Issues from 2000 to 2018
Median support for environmental and social proposals increased to over 24% in 2018, up from 6% in 2000, according to a recent report. The report additionally notes that the number of proposals focused on policy adoption decreased, while the number of proposals focused on disclosure, risk... Read more
Are Comp Plans Too Similar?
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A recent article discusses the perceived influence of proxy advisors on compensation programs, including potential homogenization of plan design, among other topics. According to the article, proxy advisors such as ISS and Glass Lewis have favored the inclusion of total shareholder return within... Read more

Compensation Trends + Developments

Director Pay: Benchmarking "Meaningful Limits"
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CEOs Ousted for Misconduct in 2018
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Regulation, Legislation + Governance

U.S. Proxy Voting Trends on E&S Issues from 2000 to 2018
The Future of the Compensation Committee
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Compensation Resolutions for the New Year

From Critics + Commentators

Are Comp Plans Too Similar?
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If It's Priority You'll Do It Right