March 21, 2017

Forbes – Executive Compensation Commands Board Committee Expertise

In the latest entry of her column, Executive Pay Watch, Farient CEO Robin Ferracone discusses the role boards play in determining executive compensation with Peter R. Gleason, CEO of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD).

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August 7, 2015

SEC Finalizes Pay Ratio Disclosure Rule: Next Steps for Issuers

On August 5, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), by a 3-to-2 vote, adopted a final rule requiring companies to disclose the pay ratio between their chief executive officer and their median paid employee, as mandated by Section 953(b) of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (“Dodd-Frank Act”).

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May 6, 2015

Farient Advisors PointofView—Implications of the Proposed SEC Pay for Performance Disclosure Rules

On April 29, the SEC proposed rules, in accordance with Section 953(a) of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 that will require companies to disclose the relationship between compensation “actually” paid to executives and the financial performance of the company.

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April 9, 2015

Farient Advisors Increases Global Reach as Founding Member of Global Governance and Executive Compensation Network

New York, N.Y., April 9, 2015Farient Advisors, a leading independent executive compensation and performance consulting firm, announced today the launch of the Global Governance and Executive Compensation Network (GECN), with Farient as the founding member representing the United States.

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January 21, 2015

Three Predictions for Proxy Season 2015

Forecasting the future is often a tenuous endeavor.  However, as we head into the 2015 proxy season, it’s crucial for corporations to anticipate investor reaction to any changes that may impact shareholder value or garner the unwanted attention of activist investors.  More specifically, what will be the trends and hot governance topics that will make headlines this year?

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