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Review of 2015-2018 Proxy Voting Trends

December 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 firm IRGS Analytics reviews more [...]

CEO and Executive Compensation Practices: 2018 Edition

November 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 of compensation design, short- and [...]

What is the Nominating and Governance Committee looking for?

November 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 are considering directors 50 years [...]

Rethinking board evaluations: feed-forward

September 6th, 2018|Categories: News Watch|Tags: |

RHR International Consultants, 8/7/18 Instead of asking directors to provide feedback, why not provide feed-forward? Directors can answer how they think they can function more effectively in the future rather than how they functioned in [...]

Investor push for human capital reporting

August 8th, 2018|Categories: News Watch, Unclassified|Tags: , , |

Corporate Board Member, 07/13/2018 In a recent article by Dan Bigman, Editor and Chief Content Officer of Chief Executive Group, he outlines Ning Chiu's, Counsel, Davis, Polk & Wardell, "top ten" human capital reporting highlights [...]

Board Lessons: Succeeding With Investors in a Crisis

June 7th, 2018|Categories: News Watch|Tags: , |

Bloomberg Law, 05/21/2018 Each year, a small number of companies confront crisis-level events that draw high-profile scrutiny from a range of stakeholders. A well-executed emergency response plan can help limit the immediate fallout from a [...]