New Developments in Shareholders’ Gender Pay Gap Proposals

By |2019-04-18T19:49:26+02:00April 18th, 2019|Categories: News Watch|Tags: , , , |

Harvard Law School Forum, March 22, 2019 We anticipate the combined forces of legislation such as U.K. gender pay reporting rules and stakeholders’ higher expectations will accelerate companies’ overall pay [...]

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SEC Wants Companies To Boost Cybersecurity, Brexit, Libor Phaseout Disclosures

By |2019-04-18T19:50:12+02:00April 18th, 2019|Categories: News Watch|Tags: , , |

The Wall Street Journal, November 13, 2018 Companies should ramp up the level of disclosure surrounding the risks posed by cybersecurity, Brexit and the planned phaseout of the London interbank [...]

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Cybersecurity disclosure rules inadequate?

By |2019-03-05T09:39:47+02:00February 14th, 2019|Categories: News Watch|Tags: , , |

Corporate Board Member, February 8, 2019 SEC Commissioner Rob Jackson Jr. believes the SEC should do more surrounding cybersecurity disclosure. Proposals worth looking into: Public companies should have cyber expertise [...]

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Estée Lauder’s online-only annual report

By |2019-03-05T09:39:47+02:00February 14th, 2019|Categories: News Watch|Tags: , , |

IR Magazine, January 28, 2019 Over the last three years, the Estée Lauder team has worked to deliver their annual report digitally to investors. This year, readers have the ability [...]

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Companies asked to go beyond SEC requirements surrounding employee disclosure

By |2019-03-05T09:39:47+02:00January 16th, 2019|Categories: News Watch|Tags: , , |

The Wall Street Journal, December 13, 2018 Some pension funds and charitable organizations are pushing for additional employee disclosure outside of what is required by the SEC. A letter sent [...]

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Executive Pay – Metrics Beyond the Numbers

By |2019-03-05T09:39:47+02:00January 16th, 2019|Categories: News Watch|Tags: , , , |

Semler Brossy, December 11, 2018 Companies are starting to implement strategic metrics that incentivize investments in the business which should lead to long-term growth. These goals need to be treated [...]

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Review of 2015-2018 Proxy Voting Trends

By |2019-03-05T09:39:47+02:00December 6th, 2018|Categories: News Watch|Tags: , , , , |

Harvard Law School Forum, November 26, 2018 A study by The Conference Board and Rutgers Center for Corporate Law and Governance conducted in collaboration with FactSet and ESG data mining [...]

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CEO and Executive Compensation Practices: 2018 Edition

By |2019-03-05T09:39:48+02:00November 1st, 2018|Categories: News Watch|

Harvard Law School Forum, October 27, 2018 Released by The Conference Board, this report notes changes to executive compensation and the disclosure surrounding these changes. It details say-on-pay, board oversight [...]

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What is the Nominating and Governance Committee looking for?

By |2019-03-05T09:39:48+02:00November 1st, 2018|Categories: News Watch|Tags: , , |

SpencerStuart, 2018 According to SpencerStuart's survey of 177 nominating/governance committee members, the top trends and priorities are: Recruiting profiles: 62% women, 49% active CEO/COO, 48% technology experience 66% considered or [...]

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