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Trends in Board of Director Compensation

Over the past 15 years, the methods of compensating non-employee directors have changed in tandem with the risk and workload of being a director. The catalyst for change over this time period includes a variety of regulatory requirements, such as Sarbanes-Oxley and Dodd Frank, enhanced proxy disclosure rules and increases in shareholder activism. By way of examples, Audit Committees meet more frequently and must have at least one qualified financial expert, and Compensation Committees have greater workloads. Today’s corporate director needs to dedicate more time to the job, assume greater risk, and meet higher qualification standards. Continue reading

Strategic Alliances in Asia

Pay Governance Japan and Pay Governance Korea to provide executive compensation services Pay Governance LLC has formed strategic affiliate relationships with two newly founded executive compensation consulting firms — Pay Governance Japan and Pay Governance Korea. Recognized authorities in executive … Continue reading

Executive Compensation: A 2013 Opinion Survey of Compensation Committee Members

Please click the attached newsletter to see an opinion survey that we developed along with the NYSE. We had more than 300 responses to this survey.  For more information, please contact us by clicking here.

Equilar and Pay Governance 2013 Proxy Season Wrap-Up

The attached slides were prepared by Equilar and presented by Equilar and Pay Governance in a webinar held on May 16, 2013. Continue reading

Say on Pay Soul Searching Required at Proxy Advisory Firms-Chapter 4 Summary

The advice of proxy advisory firms can be market moving. Yet, while their influence is profound, the majority of shareholders, voting in 2011 and 2012 on Say on Pay proposals, do not agree with the proxy advisors’ recommendations. Continue reading

Compensation Committee Responsibilities and Best Practices-Chapter 6 Summary

The responsibilities associated with serving on the compensation committee of a company’s board have increased significantly in recent years with the enactment of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 and mandated “say on pay,” governance reform and enhancements, and increased shareholder activism. Continue reading

Eliminating Severance Plans as a Shareholder Irritant-Chapter 10 Summary

Pay for performance is changing the severance landscape. Continue reading

Balancing Operating/Financial Metrics-Chapter 11 Summary

One of the key functions of an incentive plan is to align participants with the interests of shareholders; such a pay objective has become especially relevant in the post-Say on Pay world’s focus on good compensation governance. Continue reading

CEOs are Paid for Performance-Chapter 2 Summary

Is CEO pay aligned with performance? Continue reading

Evaluating the ISS Test of CEO Pay for Performance-Chapter 3 Summary

The single most powerful determinant of how positive or negative the outcomes of Say on Pay shareholder votes will be is the overall alignment of CEO pay to company performance. Continue reading

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