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Summer Escapes

Summer Escapes For your OOO escape: Elevate your leisure and indulge your intellect with the Farient team’s thoughtfully curated recommendations for what to watch, read, and listen to. During these dog days of summer, explore the virtual worlds our teammates are visiting in our second annual compilation.

Read More > 08.01.2023

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Jarret Sues Joins Farient as Partner

Jarret Sues Joins Farient as Partner Farient Advisors appointed Jarret Sues Partner, bringing his nearly two decades of compensation consulting experience to the firm’s growing team of high-caliber professionals. In his new role, Sues will provide clients with advisory services on the design, execution, and communication of…

Read More > 07.11.2023

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Compensation Expert Jarret Sues Joins Farient Advisors as Partner

New York, June 30, 2023—Farient Advisors, a leading independent executive compensation, performance, and corporate governance consultancy, today announced the appointment of Jarret Sues as partner. Sues brings nearly two decades of compensation consulting experience to Farient’s growing team of high-caliber professionals. In his new…

Read More > 06.30.2023

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The Keys to Impactful Executive Compensation Programs

The Keys to Impactful Executive Compensation Programs Connecting the dots: In this episode of ClimeCo’s ESG Decoded podcast, Farient founder and CEO Robin A. Ferracone shares the essentials of effective compensation programs with host Kaitlyn Allen. Conversations in boardrooms and committee agendas have changed. Workforce well-being, DEI,…

Read More > 06.15.2023

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Pride Month Spotlight on Corporate Diversity Efforts

June marks Pride Month in the U.S. and locations around the world—a month dedicated to recognizing the advancements made for LGBTQ+ rights and representation. As such, this as an opportune time to analyze progress on representation at various levels: What is the status of LGBTQ+ diversity at the leadership level…

Read More > 06.14.2023

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SEC Approves Clawback Listing Standards

Erroneously awarded compensation is the aim of clawback rules mandated by the Securities and Exchange Commission. Listed companies will have until December 1, 2023 to comply with the SEC’s clawback rule and related exchange listing standards, originally mandated by Section 954 of the Dodd-Frank Act in 2008.

Read More > 06.14.2023

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Incentivizing Climate Action: Exec Pay Increasingly Tied to GHG Emissions

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) missed its own April 2023 deadline to issue a final rule on climate change disclosure. The rule, originally proposed in March 2022, would require publicly listed companies to disclose greater information around their climate risks including annual data on their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions,…

Read More > 05.22.2023

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PvP Tracker™ Shows Corporate Preference for Tables Over Narrative

One month into tracking pay versus performance (PvP) disclosures by S&P 500 companies, trends worthy of reporting have begun to emerge in how the largest public companies are tackling this new requirement. The short analysis for now: Tables win. When our team launched the Farient PvP Tracker™,…

Read More > 05.05.2023

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Compensation Committees Caught in the Middle As Pay Collides with Governance

The need to attract, retain, and appropriately compensate top talent sometimes results in tension and even outright conflict. Compensation committees, particularly those serving large-cap companies under scrutiny, are caught in the middle of this “collision course.” Investors are increasingly concerned about corporate sustainability, including the well-being of the workforce and…

Read More > 04.14.2023

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Five Obstacles That Undermine Executive Pay Disclosures

Nearly all compensation-related disclosures contain many of the same elements when describing the compensation committee’s pay decisions, particularly in the Compensation Discussion & Analysis (CDA) portion of the annual proxy statement. What separates mediocre disclosures from the most effective ones? The best compensation disclosures provide a clear discussion of pay…

Read More > 04.05.2023

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PvP Tracker™ Joins Farient Data Suite

Mandated Pay vs. Performance (PvP) disclosures are finally here. Stemming from the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act, the new SEC rule forced public companies to scramble to comply in the months and weeks leading up to their 2023 proxy filings. The rule also introduced a complex new pay definition, Compensation Actually Paid…

Read More > 04.05.2023

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From Proxy Advisor to Comp Consultant: Trey Poore Joins Farient

Trey Poore recently joined Farient Advisors as a Director, where he manages client relationships, supports business development efforts, and oversees project teams. Specifically, Trey advises clients on corporate governance and executive compensation matters and helps design executive pay-for-performance plans that align with stakeholder interests. In the following…

Read More > 03.21.2023

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