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Arnold & Porter Discusses Risks for Compensation Committee Members

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) recently took an enforcement action in the form of a consent order against a bank director that serves as a cautionary tale for the banking industry. 640 more words

Corporate Governance

Jerry Jones Says "NO EXTENSION FOR YOU!"

Who didn’t expect this? Jerry Jones is not happy with Roger Goodell’s current handling of his star running back’s off the field troubles. At this point there’s not much he can do on the Zeke front as it plays out in court, but that doesn’t mean he won’t go down kicking and screaming. 318 more words

Milliron Sports

As the U.S. moves toward deregulation, the U.K. announces new corporate governance reforms

As discussed in this PubCo post, in November of  last year, the U.K. Government published a “Green Paper”  on Corporate Governance Reform, which, in the face of rising economic inequality, sought “to consider what changes might be appropriate in the corporate governance regime to help ensure that we improve business performance and have an economy that works for everyone.” The Paper requested input on several proposals, including pay-ratio disclosure, giving employees more influence on company boards and making say-on-pay votes binding, leading to “a broad-ranging debate on ways to strengthen the UK’s corporate governance framework.” The results are now in. 2,162 more words

Corporate Governance

How Many Board Committees Are Too Many?

Director overboarding has become a hot topic among corporate governance stakeholders. Proxy advisors have set stringent guidelines for the number of boards on which a director should serve, and the time commitments of board members are frequently mentioned in institutional investor voting guidelines. 580 more words

Nominating & Governance

Director Compensation Reflects Changes in the Boardroom Landscape

Over the last five years, director pay caught the attention of investors in light of various legal and regulatory issues. While compensation has risen over that time period as a result of expanded director responsibilities in the boardroom, shareholders are engaging more with their boards due to implications following Dodd-Frank and Sarbanes Oxley. 479 more words

Shareholder Engagement

Hitting populist note, U.K. proposes enhancements to corporate governance — will the new U.S. administration follow the populist playbook?

by Cydney Posner

One of the prevailing narratives of the recent Presidential election was that the same gestalt that drove the Brits to vote for Brexit also animated the pro-Trump forces and led to his presidential victory.  1,115 more words

Corporate Governance