On June 30, 2014, the SEC issued a Staff Legal Bulletin (referred to as “SLB 20”) which provides guidance regarding the responsibilities of investment advisers and proxy advisory firms with respect to the voting of corporate proxies. Read More
Current Pay Governance Viewpoints
John R. Ellerman
Jon Weinstein, Chris Brindisi and Blaine Martin
In the three years that U.S. public companies have held non-binding Say on Pay (SOP) votes under the Dodd Frank Act, compensation committees, compensation advisors, and financial regulators have seen the clout of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) increase dramatically in the executive compensation arena. Read More
Bentham W. Stradley
For the past several years, executive compensation policies and practices have been under intense scrutiny by lawmakers, the media and governance experts. Read More
Diane Lerner, Brian Lane, Andrew Winkler and Alexandra Perepelova
Given that the IPO market has heated up in the last few years – 2013 brought us 222 IPO pricings in the U.S., up almost 80% from 2012(1) – we thought it worthwhile to look at pre-IPO equity practices and the implications for companies after the initial offering. Read More
Team Member Highlight
- Connie Lin Consultant | Boston
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Connie Lin is a Consultant in the Boston office of Pay Governance. She has over three years of experience working with Compensation Committees and senior management teams on executive compensation issues. Connie has worked on a variety of compensation projects for public, private, and not-for-profit companies, encompassing a number of industries and stages in the business cycle. Connie has specific expertise in statistical analyses for executive and director remuneration, pay-for-performance, short- and long-term design, and goal difficulty.
Connie graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a S.B in Management Science ? Finance and minor in Economics.