Monthly Archives: April 2013

Ongoing 2013 Say on Pay Voting Results

Say on Pay voting results as of April 29, 2013. Continue reading

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Building Peer Groups: A Comprehensive Approach to Provide Decision-Quality Information

Critics of executive compensation suggest that CEO pay escalates because companies chase an ever-rising market median driven by comparisons to even larger peer companies and… Continue reading

Ongoing 2013 Say on Pay Voting Results

2013 Updated Say on Pay Reporting Results Continue reading

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ISS and Say on Pay: Early Impressions A Murky Methodology Becomes Murkier

The third Say on Pay season is underway and Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) is continuing to exert its considerable influence on investors through its voting recommendations. Continue reading

Ongoing Say-on-Pay Updates

Biglari Holdings disclosed in their 8K filing this past week that they failed to receive majority support for their SOP proposal in 2013. ISS cited… Continue reading

Swiss Voters Go For Binding Say-on-Pay: Strenuous Compensation Restrictions To Be Imposed In Renown Free Market

On March 3, 2013, voters in Switzerland made headlines by approving the Minder Initiative, giving shareholders far-reaching influence over the executive compensation and governance matters of publicly traded Swiss companies. Continue reading

Ongoing 2013 Say on Pay Voting Results

Russell 3000 Companies Through April 1st, 2013 SOP  Number of Average Outcome Companies Prevalence Support % Pass 138 97.9% 93.2 Fail 3 2.1% 33.4 Total 141 100.0% 91.9 ISS Vote Number of   Average Average TSR at FYE Recommendation Companies … Continue reading

The Growing Risk of “One Size Fits All” Plans

Opinion piece in recent Agenda article featuring Ira Kay and John Sinkular. Continue reading

Say-on-Golden Parachute Proposals Drawing Pressure from Investors

According to ISS, there have been 140 say-on-golden parachute votes since this Dodd-Frank rule went into effect in January, 2011 Continue reading

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