Compensation Committee

What Ms. Disney’s Cartoon Crusade Says About CEO Pay

Remember when the fight over CEO pay revolved around performance? Now, Abigail Disney and her supporters seem to be saying performance doesn’t matter, either— it’s only about the pay.

CEOs In The Crosshairs As Proxy Season Heats Up

CEOs and directors looking to suss out some of the big themes that are potentially emerging in this year's proxy season, here's a big one: Public-company CEOs are headed into the crosshairs.

Majority Of Directors Say CEO Compensation Should Include Diversity And Inclusion Metrics, New Study...

More than half of public company directors believe diversity and inclusion metrics should be incorporated into the incentive compensation plans for the CEO and executive management team—but how best to do so remains a question.

Implementing Clawbacks in a Fractured World

A standardized corporate approach to clawbacks helps to promote fairness, create cohesion and to simplify details, while relying on straightforward, voluntary clawback provision agreements as part of employment plans and agreements.

Compensation Committee Issues in 2019: From Discretion to Down Cycles

When the latest tax reform was introduced, companies immediately began calculating what it meant for their business. Compensation committees and their outside consultants went through a similar process to identify new rules that may...

Picking Peers: A Step In The Executive Compensation Process

Peer group benchmarking is more complicated than it sounds. Here’s how to get it right.

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How To Onboard A New Director

Boards must be prepared to onboard new directors and facilitate a process that allows them to hit the ground running.

Guide To Board Assessments

Engaging a useful, annual self-assessment is fundamental to governance excellence. Stakeholders expect it, and disclosure of it evidences a board’s effectiveness and commitment to its role.

Committee Briefings: Top Considerations for 2019

Investor expectations, new disclosure requirements, ESG, current and future trends–your committee agendas are filling up.