La loi n°2019-486 du 22 mai 2019, dite loi PACTE, a habilité le Gouvernement à transposer la directive UE 2017/828 du 17 mai 2017, modifiant la directive 2007/36...
Executive compensation gains attention in the run-up to annual shareholder meetings. The key question is whether compensation plans are socially responsible and align with company performance
CGLytics has released its inaugural S&P 500 Executive Compensation Review. For companies and investors to be fully prepared with insights for the upcoming proxy season...
Randstad N.V. is a leading global HR services company. The company, which is headquartered in Diemen, Netherlands, provides work for more than 670,000 people
around the world each day.
The announcement came amid allegations that Credit Suisse spied on former board members, a scandal that led to the departure of Pierre-Olivier Bouée, its Chief Operating Officer in October 2019.
It seems that climate change awareness and interest in environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues among investors, politicians, millennials and society at large has reached a tipping point.
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently published proposed regulations implementing amendments made to Section 162(m) of the Internal Revenue Code (Section 162(m)) by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA).
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On 1 November 2019, the Investment Association (IA) published its annual list of over-arching principles and general guidance relating to executive remuneration. This sets out the issues that...
The 2019 proxy season has come to a close.
CGI Glass Lewis assesses both executive remuneration structure and outcomes, which is highly valuable when considering our support for remuneration reports of ASX-listed entities.
In the continuously evolving and sometimes volatile economic times, investors have to make tough decisions.
There's still work to be done to prioritise customers over shareholders
Regular readers of Governance and Compliance may recall a debate in these pages in November 2015 about share buybacks.
In the following discussion, we review the quantitative assessment with respect to Persimmon plc, using CGLytics' analytical tools.
By defining these criteria and linking to long term incentives, businesses are more able to demonstrate their roles in a socially responsible business world.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
Guidance and no-action decisions from the staff of the SEC's Division of Corporation Finance provide important guideposts, but the path forward on many shareholder proposals remains murky.
Recommended that the Chair of the Board of Directors operates as an Independent Member of the Board.
The most recent equity award to Mr. Musk, the "2018 CEO Performance Award", parallels the 2012 grant in many ways.
Shareholders, including large institutional investors, are continuing the growing momentum to link executive pay to company performance.