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
- Steve DeMaria Consultant | Philadelphia
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Steve DeMaria is a Consultant at Pay Governance's Philadelphia office. Steve has experience with various aspects of executive compensation including competitive benchmarking for executives and outside directors, pay-for-performance assessments, short and long-term incentive plan design and peer group development. Steve has also worked on compensation design projects below the executive level. Steve has worked with clients across various industries, including energy services, financial services, real estate, retail, manufacturing, and pharmaceuticals. Steve has also worked with a number of higher education and nonprofit organizations. Past Experience
Prior to joining Pay Governance in 2010, Steve worked in Philadelphia at Towers Watson's executive compensation practice for two years.
Steve holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University.