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Week of August 26, 2019
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Mark Emanuel and Barry Sullivan discuss short-termism in “Share buybacks: help or hinder?”
Boards Eliminate Fees, Streamline Director Pay
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A recent article discusses director compensation trends, including a shift away from meeting fees in favor of higher fixed cash and equity retainers, among other trends. Over 10% of companies with meeting fees eliminated them from their director pay programs in 2019, which the author attributes to... Read more
SEC Clarifies Investment Advisers' Proxy Voting Responsibilities and Applicability of Rules
The SEC recently published new guidance regarding the responsibilities of investment advisers and increasing scrutiny of proxy advisors, according to a recent article. The authors report that the SEC guidance clarifies that proxy advisor recommendations constitute "solicitations," which subject... Read more

Compensation Trends + Developments

Boards Eliminate Fees, Streamline Director Pay
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The Effects of Say on Pay Failures
New Pay Gap: What Firms Report Paying CEOs vs. What They Take Home
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Regulation, Legislation + Governance

2019 Corporate Governance Hot Topics
SEC Proposes Beefing Up Human Capital Disclosure
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2019 U.S. Director Elections and Shareholder Proposals Review

From Critics + Commentators

How Rank and File Equity Compensation Affects Earnings Management
Should CEO 'Mojo' Decide Pay?