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Worth Reading … Say on Pay, CD&A Guidance

As public companies and shareholders gear up for the first big wave of SEC-required advisory votes on executive compensation, the frequency of such votes and golden parachute compensation plans in the wake of the Dodd-Frank Act, the search goes on for best practices and advice. In the past couple...

Annual Survey Reveals Emergence of New Compensation Practices

by Barbara Blackford This week, The Conference Board issued its The 2011 U.S. Director Compensation and Board Practices Report . The report is based on a survey of 334 public companies jointly conducted by The Conference Board, NASDAQ OMX, and NYSE Euronext between April and June 2011. The Harvard...

The Six Primary Symptoms of Government Capture

American corporations today are like the great European monarchies of yore: They have the power to control the rules under which they function and to direct the allocation of public resources. This is not a prediction of what's to come; this is a simple statement of the present state of affairs...