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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

Special Board Committees Earn Special Fees

Aside from the “big three” committees—audit, compensation, and nominating and governance—that are a fixture in almost every boardroom, boards of directors also call special committees for a variety of reasons. 446 more words

Board Committees

Does a low favorable vote for a say-on-pay proposal affect directors’ reputations outside the company?

by Cydney Posner

As discussed in a PubCo post last week, say on pay has had some surprising consequences. While there hasn’t been much impact on the levels of executive pay, according to this… 504 more words

Corporate Governance