July 11, 2013

Success Stories: Say on Pay Turnarounds

It’s hard to believe we are more than halfway through the 2013 proxy season and well into the third year of Say on Pay.  Recently, the Wall Street Journal’s CFO Network section included an interview with three respected pros in the area of Corporate Governance: Pat McGurn, Nell Minow and Lynn Turner on “The Empowered Shareholder.” The question was, “What role do activist shareholders play in challenging how corporations are run?”  The article ended with Mr. Turner explaining how critical it is for companies to know who their top ten investors are and make sure they communicate with them on a regular basis—so when you hit the rough spots they are willing to give you the time to work through it.   Conversely, Mr. Turner said that “if you hit a rough patch and this is the first time your investors have heard from you, you are going to have a tough time.”

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April 26, 2013

Farient Study – Performance Metrics and Their Link to Value

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November 27, 2012

Farient Study – Pay Definitions: What Works Best in Pay for Performance Analysis

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October 16, 2012

Putting an End to ‘Pay for Pulse’

This article originally appeared on Robin A. Ferracone’s “Executive Pay Watch” blog on Forbes.com.

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July 10, 2012

How Compensation Committees Are Preparing for the 2013 Proxy Season

This article originally appeared on Robin A. Ferracone’s “Executive Pay Watch” blog on Forbes.com.

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