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
- Lindsay McFadden Consultant | Dallas
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Lindsay McFadden is a Consultant in Dallas office of Pay Governance. She has played critical project management and supporting roles in major executive compensation projects. Lindsay is a key contributor for client engagements focused on assessing the competitiveness of compensation programs. Her recent work has focused on peer group determination, compensation analysis and competitive market pricing, short- and long-term incentive plan design, and equity incentive valuations. She also works with clients on a variety of corporate governance issues including modeling equity plan approvals using ISS's Compass Model. Lindsay is an ISS Corporate Services Certified Compass Partner.
Prior to joining Pay Governance, Lindsay worked at Towers Watson and Mercer where she had five years of experience in Executive Compensation and three years of experience in Retirement as an Actuarial Analyst.
Lindsay graduated from Austin College with a degree in Mathematics and Business and received her M.B.A. with concentration in finance from the Edwin L. Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University.