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Week of November 4, 2019
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Mark Emanuel and Barry Sullivan discuss short-termism in “Share buybacks: help or hinder?”
2020 Proxy Paper Guidelines: An Overview of the Glass Lewis Approach to Proxy Advice
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Proxy advisor Glass Lewis recently released guidelines for the 2020 proxy season, which will be used to inform its vote recommendations. According to the guidelines, Glass Lewis will now generally recommend against all Compensation Committee members when Boards adopt Say on Pay vote frequencies... Read more
CFO Pay Trends: Moving Towards Performance-Based Pay
A recent study of CFO pay at Equilar 500 companies claims to find that CFO pay packages are trending towards a heavier performance-based orientation. According to the study, equity made up almost 80% of total CFO compensation in 2019, on average, up from 70% in 2010. The study additionally claims... Read more

Compensation Trends + Developments

The Discussion on Director Pay

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Regulation, Legislation + Governance

Proxy Advisory Firm Sues SEC Over New Rules
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Special: The Intersection of the Corporate Purpose, Stakeholder Interests and ESG

Shareholder Primacy Isn't the Best of All Possible Worlds
Outlaws of the Roundtable? Adopting a Long-Term Value Bylaw
The Business Roundtable's Model of Capitalism Does Pay Off
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From Critics + Commentators

A Window into One Board's Executive Comp Overhaul
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Public Views on CEOs Earnings