June 8, 2021

Agenda – Big Payouts to Top Brass Reveal ‘Naked’ Boards, Say Investors

Last year chief executive compensation rose by the largest margin in almost a decade, despite a global health crisis that hurt the economy. Now investors have responded by voting thumbs-down in greater numbers than before on pay packages for the top brass, especially in the consumer goods sector.

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June 4, 2021

The Wall Street Journal – Coronavirus Crisis Dents Salaries, Not Stock Awards, for Many CEOs

Hundreds of U.S. companies reduced salaries for their chief executives as the coronavirus pandemic swept across American business, a reversal for a group of leaders that until this year has ridden a bull market to record compensation.

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June 3, 2021

The Wall Street Journal – CEO Pay Increasingly Tied to Diversity Goals

The killing of George Floyd in police custody a year ago and the subsequent protests prompted pledges from U.S. business leaders: They would fight racism and work to recruit and promote Black and other minority employees.

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May 24, 2021

Fintech Zoom – Novavax Stock – INSIGHT Novavax bosses cash out for $46 mln with COVID-19 vaccine trials still under way

Novavax Stock- INSIGHT Novavax bosses cash out for $46 mln with COVID-19 vaccine trials still under way

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May 24, 2021

Agenda – What to Know Before Joining a SPAC Board

Directors can receive a hefty windfall for taking a seat on a Special-Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC) board, and such appointments present new and interesting challenges for a seasoned director. However, sources say it’s important to weigh the attendant risks before getting involved.

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