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Week of November 11, 2019
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Mark Emanuel and Barry Sullivan discuss short-termism in “Share buybacks: help or hinder?”
Performance Metrics: Accelerating the Stakeholder Model
A recent article suggests that the Business Roundtable statement emphasizing the importance of all stakeholders represents a continuation of corporate governance trends based on the prevalence of non-financial metrics in executive pay plans at Equilar 500 companies. While companies can exhibit a... Read more
Chairman Clayton on Proposals to Enhance Transparency and Effectiveness of Proxy Voting
In a recent statement, the Chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission discusses two legislative proposals that seek to modernize the proxy voting system. The first proposal focuses on the transparency of proxy advisory firms, and would provide an opportunity for companies to identify... Read more

Compensation Trends + Developments

U.S. Company Directors Compensated More Than Ever, but Now Risk Backlash
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CEO and Executive Compensation Practices: 2019 Edition
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Regulation, Legislation + Governance

More on "CalPERS' Say on Pay Policy: No More Second Chances?"
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The Basis for ISS' Lawsuit Against the SEC

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

Analysis: The Business Roundtable's New View and ESG Disclosures
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A Guidebook to Boardroom Governance Issues

From Critics + Commentators

Companies Tie Pay, Performance Ratings to Gender Recruiting Targets
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McDonald's CEO Ouster Puts Pay, Severance Policies in Spotlight
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