The SEC recently published its 2021 Regulatory Flexibility Agenda—a list that generally reflects the Chair’s priorities, but doesn’t always translate into action. Notably, the SEC expects rulemaking activity regarding three [...]
A code of conduct is often called the foundation of a company’s corporate ethics and compliance program. If properly designed and communicated, it’s the single most effective and impactful part.
A code of conduct is often called the foundation of a company’s corporate ethics and compliance program. If properly designed and communicated, it’s the single most effective and impactful [...]
With the second annual U.S. Transparency Awards behind us, we want to share some disclosure trends that we saw in 2020 annual reports and proxy statements. Strategy disclosure in 10-K’s [...]
In preparation for the 2020 U.S. Transparency Awards, Labrador has been busy analyzing how the top 250 companies (by market cap) in the S&P communicate with the market. For the [...]
COVID-19 has had a significant impact on corporate performance, and a related impact on executive compensation. In many cases, long-term equity awards that were granted before March 2020 have lost [...]
Most of us know instinctively that using plain language is a good idea. “Please give me the most convoluted proxy statement possible,” said no investor, ever. But if you need [...]
For company leaders, navigating the COVID crisis presents challenges like no other. How to balance the imperative to protect the health of employees and partners with their responsibility to shepherd [...]