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
- Maggie Choi Consultant | San Francisco
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Maggie Choi is a Consultant in the San Francisco office of Pay Governance. She has five years of experience working in the consulting industry and has assisted in a variety of projects, including: executive and outside director compensation assessments, short- and long-term incentive plan designs, shareholder value transfer and dilution analyses, pay-for-performance and internal equity modeling, and severance/change-in-control liability calculations. Her clients include public, private, and pre-IPO companies across the retail, energy, financial services, and high-technology industries.
Prior to joining Pay Governance, Maggie Choi was an experienced Associate in the executive compensation practice at Towers Watson. Prior to that, Maggie worked in the Transfer Pricing and Valuations department at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC for two years.
Maggie graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a B.A. in Economics and also completed extensive coursework in the areas of Finance, Organizational Behavior, and Strategic Planning and Implementation.