The Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) staff has had a busy summer. Following the release of proposed rules and regulations regarding the CEO Pay for Performance and Clawback provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (“Dodd-Frank”), the SEC on August 5, 2015 proposed final rules and regulations regarding the CEO pay ratio disclosure. The CEO pay ratio disclosure fulfills a further mandate of the Dodd-Frank legislation. Read More
Current Pay Governance Viewpoints
John R. Ellerman and Lane T. Ringlee
Diane Lerner and Christine Oberholzer Skizas
Although all aspects of diversity are meaningful topics, this article is solely focused on gender diversity. Currently, females represent approximately 15% of outside board member seats in the S&P 1500 and about 18% of the S&P 500 seats. This equates to a median of 1-2 female board members in a group of 9-11 board members. Read More
John R. Ellerman, Bentham W. Stradley and Lane T. Ringlee
Following the recent release of new rules and regulations regarding the proposed pay for performance disclosure requirement imposed on public companies by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 (“Dodd-Frank”), the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has just released rules to add Section 10D to the Securities Exchange Act regarding executive officer clawbacks of incentive compensation. Read More
Team Member Highlight
- Peter S. England Consultant | Philadelphia
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Peter England is a Consultant in the Philadelphia office of Pay Governance and manages the global information technology and security for the firm. Peter assists with a wide range of Pay Governance clients including energy, healthcare, real estate, and manufacturing. He helps develop performance metrics for pay levels, compensation designs, and strategic analyses for client proposals. Peter also is the Director of IT and develops IT/IS policy and projects in order to keep Pay Governance on the cutting edge of technology.
Prior to joining Pay Governance, Peter was an account executive for three years for a nationally recognized network security firm handling clients in government, automotive, and financial sectors.
Peter holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in American History from The George Washington University.