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September 20, 2021

2021 Governance Updates: Getting ready for the Next Chapter

It is no surprise that environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues dominated this year’s proxy season. But how did this year’s proxy season issues impact boards of directors? In this governance recap we focus on three areas: Shareholder Activism, Governance Trends in ESG, and Regulatory and Proxy Advisor developments.

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September 13, 2021

Agenda – Boards Feeling Whiplash Over Recovery Expectations

Just when many companies thought recovery from the pandemic was within reach, the delta variant forced them to rethink plans for the second half of the year.

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September 10, 2021

Dan Mayfield Named Partner at Farient Advisors

Farient Advisors, a leading independent executive compensation performance, and corporate governance advisory firm, today announced the appointment of Dan Mayfield as partner.

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September 10, 2021

Austin Business Journal – Dan Mayfield Named Partner at Farient Advisors

Farient Advisors, an independent executive compensation and corporate governance consultancy, has announced that Texas resident Dan Mayfield will join as a partner. Dan comes to Farient with 20 years of experience in executive compensation and corporate governance and specializes in designing pay programs that align with business strategy and stakeholder value. Dan is also a sought-after speaker on compensation and governance trends and is often is quoted in technical and industry publications.

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September 1, 2021

Agenda – Murky Waters Still Ahead for Cruise Line Boards

Over the past 18 months, the cruise line industry has sunk at times and swum at others. But when the delta variant hit, raising infection counts and concerns for would-be cruisegoers, it presented yet another challenge for board members to navigate. 

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