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Week of August 19, 2019
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Mark Emanuel and Barry Sullivan discuss short-termism in “Share buybacks: help or hinder?”
Morrow Sodali’s Lighthouse
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A recent publication discusses key topics observed thus far in the 2019 proxy season, including Say on Pay trends and director overboarding scrutiny, among other issues. Average Say on Pay support at Russell 3000 companies has again exceeded 90% thus far in 2019, which the authors suggest might be... Read more
Making Sense of SEC's Proposed Human Capital Disclosures
A recent article discusses the SEC's proposal to update disclosure around human capital management ("HCM") risk and related practices. According to the article, this proposal would require that companies disclose the human capital measures or objectives that management identifies internally as... Read more

Compensation Trends + Developments

Morrow Sodali’s Lighthouse
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CEO Compensation Has Grown 940% Since 1978
Private Company Director Pay: Meeting Fees Still Common
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Regulation, Legislation + Governance

SEC Open Meeting on Proxy Advisory Firms
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409A: Timing for Nonqualified Deferred Comp Plans
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From Critics + Commentators

Group of CEOs: Maximizing Shareholder Profits No Longer Can Be the Primary Goal
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Avoiding an IPO Trainwreck: Comp Issues
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Want Satisfied Customers? Spend Time with Them
Making Sense of Monte Carlo