March 16, 2011

“New Bank Regulations on Compensation — Well, At Least It’s a Start”

Robin A. Ferracone critiques the SEC’s new bank regulations on compensation to fix “short-termism” on Wall Street by realigning bankers bonuses with long-term performance, and offers a more holistic solution.

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March 10, 2011

“The Realities of Say on Pay: Proxy Season 2011”

According to Robin A. Ferracone, shareholders will need to rely on advisory groups to decide on say on pay.

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March 3, 2011

“Performance Share Plans — The Best of Both Worlds”

In her “Executive Pay Watch” blog, Robin A. Ferracone discusses whether or not she favors Total Shareholder Return (TSR) as a performance measure for performance share plans.

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February 23, 2011

“When a Picture is Worth a Thousand Words: Effective Use of an Executive Summary in the Compensation Discussion & Analysis”

According to Robin A. Ferracone, with proxies getting longer, it is becoming increasingly important that CD&As provide stakeholders with a clear understanding of the logic, decisions, and transparency of a company’s executive pay programs.

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February 17, 2011

“Proxy Season Again? Creating a Compensation Discussion and Analysis That Really Speaks to Shareholders.”

Robin A. Ferracone discusses how Dodd-Frank and Say on Pay is affecting how companies communicate with their shareholders in the CD&A.

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