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...
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...
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