Director Compensation: Let the expert speak

By |2020-01-28T17:57:02+01:00January 28th, 2020|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , |

Interview with Sharon Podstupka from Pearl Meyer In a recent blog post, Sharon Podstupka tackled the continuing hot topic of communicating effectively on Director compensation. We sat down with her [...]

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Illinois bill aiming to diversify corporate boards

By |2019-06-24T17:41:17+02:00June 24th, 2019|Categories: News Watch|Tags: , |

Chicago Tribune, June 4, 2019 “Building diverse corporate boards, ones that truly reflect the population of our state, is no small undertaking. The understandable concern is that companies won’t prioritize [...]

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70% of S&P 500 companies disclose length of audit firm engagement

By |2019-04-18T19:28:12+02:00April 18th, 2019|Categories: Key Figures|Tags: , |

Source: 2018 Audit Committee Transparency Barometer, Center for Audit Quality and Audit Analytics

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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+01:00February 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+01:00February 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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Meaningful Message: Inspiring trust through your CEO letter

By |2019-03-05T09:39:47+01:00February 14th, 2019|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , |

The letter from the CEO or Chairman may be the most turned-to section in an annual report or proxy statement. Yet, many companies seem to be missing an opportunity to [...]

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Companies asked to go beyond SEC requirements surrounding employee disclosure

By |2019-03-05T09:39:47+01:00January 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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