Through its research, blogs, and commentary, Farient is driving the conversation on executive compensation and governance issues.

January 26, 2017

FCPA Blog – Wells Fargo: How reasonable pay plans morphed into perverse incentives

Marc Hodak, partner at Farient Advisors, examines how Wells Fargo created a pressure cooker through pay plans that resulted in unethical and illegal behavior.

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January 8, 2017

NACD Directorship – Taking Off the JOBS Act Training Wheels

Robin Ferracone, CEO of Farient Advisors, discusses how the Jobs Act is impacting new public companies and what you need to do to prepare.

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December 22, 2016

Council of Institutional Investors – Study Tracks Growing Norms in Governance Practices Worldwide

Farient Advisors, in conjunction with its partners in the Global Governance and Executive Compensation Network (GECN), conducted a survey covering 17 countries across six continents to gather insights into corporate governance practices and trends.

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December 19, 2016

Agenda – Has the Use of Relative TSR in Long-Term Comp Plans Peaked?

John Trentacoste, managing director of Farient Advisors, discusses whether TSR should be used as a metric in executive pay plans in 2017.

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December 19, 2016

Agenda – Say-On-Pay Frequency Vote Looms

Stemming from Agenda’s fourth-quarter Directors’ and Officers’ Outlook Survey, respondents say their boards are considering a shift to triennial say-on-pay voting. John Trentacoste, managing director of Farient Advisors, provides insight on this shift.

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