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Remuneration and COVID: Glass Lewis’ Approach to Pay in the Australian and Other Upcoming Proxy Seasons

In March, Glass Lewis noted that everything is affected by the coronavirus and outlined our approach to governance issues in the context of the pandemic. The emergence of COVID-19 as the trigger for a global [...]

By |August 5, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Remuneration and COVID: Glass Lewis’ Approach to Pay in the Australian and Other Upcoming Proxy Seasons

Revision of Spanish Governance Code Increases Gender Diversity Targets and Emphasis on Non-Financial Risks

On June 26, 2020 the Spanish National Securities Market Commission (Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores or “CNMV”) published some amendments to the Spanish Good Governance Code of Listed Companies (the “Code”). CNMV outlined four [...]

By |July 9, 2020|Blog, Regulatory Matters|Comments Off on Revision of Spanish Governance Code Increases Gender Diversity Targets and Emphasis on Non-Financial Risks

Case Study: RemCo Responsiveness at Persimmon and Safestore

Issuers aren’t the only ones feeling the heat over executive pay. Investors have been coming under greater levels of pressure in their oversight roles when it comes to remuneration proposals, leading several to take a [...]

By |November 28, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Case Study: RemCo Responsiveness at Persimmon and Safestore

CGI Glass Lewis Governance and Remuneration Forum – agreement, except for the incentives bit….

Guerdon Associates and CGI Glass Lewis held their twelfth annual Governance and Remuneration Forum in Sydney on 7 March and Perth on 12 March. Whereas the 2017 Forum was the product of the breakdown of [...]

By |April 17, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on CGI Glass Lewis Governance and Remuneration Forum – agreement, except for the incentives bit….

UK Parliament Committee Calls for Employee Reps and the Abolition of LTIPs

Long-term incentives out, employee representatives in? The UK Parliament's Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee has included some notable recommendations in its report on an inquiry into corporate governance focused on executive pay, directors duties, [...]

By |April 5, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on UK Parliament Committee Calls for Employee Reps and the Abolition of LTIPs

Updates to Glass Lewis Model Used for U.S. Equity-Based Compensation Analysis

Glass Lewis assesses U.S. equity-based compensation plans in the context of potential equity value creation, utilizing an in-house model that evaluates plans based on three categories: program size and granting history; program cost; and program [...]

By |February 3, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Updates to Glass Lewis Model Used for U.S. Equity-Based Compensation Analysis

What Does the Pay Say?

The increasing spotlight on executive compensation shows no sign of abating, with the topic remaining a hot-button issue for shareholders and the general public alike, leading to critical headlines and political exhortations across the globe. Indeed, [...]

By |November 23, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on What Does the Pay Say?

Hampton-Alexander Review Increases Focus on Diversity at UK Companies

Government-backed reviews have called for greater diversity at both board and senior management levels at FTSE 350 companies. The Hampton-Alexander Review has reiterated the call made by its predecessor, the Davies Review, for FTSE 350 [...]

By |November 21, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Hampton-Alexander Review Increases Focus on Diversity at UK Companies

Amendment on Executive Pay Leaves French Boards in a Bind

France’s legislative bodies have been debating the introduction of stricter say-on-pay rules for a the past few months (see blog post), but last Tuesday the final text of the amendment emerged (Amendment 161); its final [...]

By |November 11, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Amendment on Executive Pay Leaves French Boards in a Bind

SEC Sharpens Clawbacks

Last week, a six-agency brain trust of regulators released a draft of rules to implement section 956 of the Dodd-Frank Act, covering incentive-based pay arrangements that could encourage risk or excessive pay among financial institutions. [...]

By |May 9, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on SEC Sharpens Clawbacks
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