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Agenda – Say-On-Pay Frequency Vote Looms

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. Read…

Read More > 12.19.2016

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Compliance Week – Slowly but Surely, Global Governance Practices Are Converging

John Trentacoste, managing director of Farient Advisors, discusses the growing trend around improved governance practices. In a new report by Farient Advisors, studies show governance practices converging around the world. Read More…

Read More > 12.13.2016

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Forbes – Three Drivers of Global Corporate Governance You Can’t Ignore

As part of her Executive Pay Watch column, Robin Ferracone, CEO of Farient Advisors, discusses the three drivers of corporate governance that executives and board members can’t ignore in 2017. Read More…

Read More > 12.01.2016

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Pensions & Investments – Corporate Governance Growing Globally, Report Says

John Trentacoste, managing director at Farient Advisors, discusses a new global report from the Global Governance and Executive Compensation Network and Farient Advisors on intensifying corporate governance practices around the world. Read More…

Read More > 11.30.2016

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Bloomberg – Don’t Be Surprised When Activision Blizzard CEO Does a Big Deal

Activision Blizzard Inc. is giving CEO Robert Kotick major financially driven incentives, despite increasing investor scrutiny. John Trentacoste, a director of Farient Advisors, comments on why incentives are tied to performance, even though they’re much more rare. Read More…

Read More > 11.29.2016

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SHRM – Preparing Employees for CEO Pay Ratio Disclosures

Public companies in the U.S. will be required to disclose the ratio of CEO pay to median employee pay in their 2018 proxy statements. John Trentacoste, a director of Farient Advisors, advises how companies should represent this information to the employees.

Read More > 10.07.2016

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Bloomberg – Taking on Viacom Could Mean Even Fatter Paycheck for CBS Chief

John Trentacoste, managing director at Farient Advisors, discusses how the potential merger between CBS corp. and Viacom Inc. can impact executive compensation at the companies. Read More…

Read More > 09.30.2016

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Bloomberg – Mylan’s Pay for CEO Bresch Grates on Lawmakers, Many Investors

Mylan NV faces intense scrutiny from lawmakers after the company raised the price of its EpiPen allergy shot. Robin Ferracone, CEO of Farient Advisors, comments on CEO Heather Bresch’s Say on Pay record and how it reflects on governance. Read on…

Read More > 09.22.2016

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NACD Directorship – Compensating Directors for Unusual or Extraordinary Service

Does remuneration need to be rethought when circumstances require extraordinary service commitments? This is a question Dayna Harris, vice president of Farient Advisors, explores in this article in NACD Directorship.

Read More > 09.09.2016

Briefs

Reflections On Proxy Season 2016

As we continue our Forbes.com interview series, we are fortunate to have Robert (Bob) McCormick, Chief Policy Officer at Glass Lewis, participating with us. Glass Lewis is one of the leading independent providers of global governance services, and helps institutional investors understand and connect with the companies in which they…

Read More > 07.27.2016

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Robin Ferracone and Dayna Harris of Farient Advisors Named to 2016 NACD Directorship 100 List

Robin Ferracone and Dayna Harris – chief executive officer and vice president, respectively, of Farient Advisors, a leading independent executive compensation and performance consulting firm – have been named to the National Association of Corporate Directors’ (NACD) Directorship 100. The Directorship 100 identifies the most influential people in the…

Read More > 07.13.2016

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NACD Directorship – Planning Above and Beyond Pay Ratio Disclosure

NACD Directorship – Planning Above and Beyond Pay Ratio Disclosure The bedrock of executive compensation theory is shifting as proposed elements of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act are completed. At NACD’s Leading Minds of Compensation event, John Trentacoste, managing director of Farient Advisors, discusses non-financial metrics and succession…

Read More > 07.12.2016

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