WEBCASTS

MAKING YOUR BOARD MORE EFFECTIVE

Charles Grace, lead consultant, Meridian Compensation Partners

BEST PRACTICES FOR EVALUATING BOARD PERFORMANCE

Dottie Schindlinger, VP & Governance Technology Evangelist at Diligent Corporation

THE PRICE OF CONVENIENCE: COMMUNICATIONS, CYBER RISK, AND CYBERSECURITY PRACTICES OF CORPORATE BOARDS

NYSE Governance Services and Diligent recently surveyed 350 directors on best practices and risks related to board communication practices. While boards have access to the company’s most sensitive information, the results show that many need to carefully evaluate how that information is being shared and disseminated.

 

DIRECTOR COMPENSATION PRACTICES AND TRENDS

While much attention is given to executive pray practices, it’s very important to undertake regular, independent reviews of the director compensation plan, to ensure decisions related to such packages are rational and objective.  We cover the latest developments on fees, equity, pay plan limits, and oversight in this webcast.

NEW FRONTIERS IN INCENTIVE PLAN GOAL-SETTING

Andrew McElheran, lead consultant, Meridian Compensation Partners, tackles a hot topic as he lays out best practices for developing and structuring compensation plan incentive goals in this latest edition of the Board Governance Series.

WHEN AND WHY TO CREATE A SPECIAL COMMITTEE

Shearman & Sterling LLP partners George Casey and Robert Katz discuss when it is appropriate and necessary for the board to create a special committee.

WHAT BOARDS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CYBER GOVERNANCE

Rick Howard, Chief Security Officer for Palo Alto Networks, discussed what boards need to do to have a robust and effective approach to their oversight of cyber risk.

PROPOSED PAY-FOR-PERFORMANCE DISCLOSURES: FACT OR FICTION

Mary Ann Polk, partner, Meridian Compensation Partners, sheds light on the facts and rumors around the proposed disclosures surrounding pay for performance ratios – and what boards can expect in the months ahead.

THE PROS, CONS, AND MISPERCEPTIONS ABOUT TSR

Annette Leckie, partner, Meridian Compensation Partners, dispels myths about total shareholder return (TSR) and points out the benefits and concerns of using this long-term incentive measure.

CYBERSECURITY PRIORITIES FOR BOARDS IN 2016

Jeff Powell, EVP, Diligent Corp. discusses the major issues that boards of directors should be aware of as they review their organization’s cybersecurity plan for 2016.

 

CAN COMPENSATION DRIVE PERFORMANCE OR IS IT SIMPLY ALONG FOR THE RIDE?

In this edition of the Board Governance Series, Ryan Harvey, partner, Meridian Compensation Partners, shares his philosophy on what really motivates CEOs and why we may be thinking about pay-for-performance in the wrong way.

PAY CONSIDERATIONS WHEN HIRING A NEW CEO FROM THE OUTSIDE

Bob Romanchek, partner, Meridian Compensation Partners explain the important differences between hiring an internally promoted CEO versus an external CEO candidate.  Certain compensation choices will be impacted when hiring a CEO from outside the organization.

HOW FUTURE TRENDS WILL IMPACT BOARDS AND THEIR ORGANIZATIONS

Gerentopoly, cyber insecurity and nanotechnology are three major issues that will impact all industries and companies for all types in the near future. Edie Weiner, Founder, the Future Hunters, shares predictions of the next few years.

DEVELOPING AN ADVANCED FINANCE OPERATING MODEL

Greg Derderian, vice president of Genpact, a global process management and services company, discusses how to implement a more efficient and effective operating model for a company’s finance function.

CONSIDERATIONS REGARDING CLAWBACK POLICIES

Jim Earle, Partner, K&L Gates

THE MARKET AND TRENDS RELATED TO DISTRESSED COMPANIES

Lou Strubeck, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright

2016 COMPENSATION COMMITTEE AGENDA

Peter Lupo, Managing Director, Pearl Meyer, gives boards an overview on the most important issues their comp committee should have on their agendas in 2016.