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According to Center Data, the average length of an S&P 500 CD&A has increased from 15.5 pages in 2012 to 17.7 pages in 2015.

In 2015, no company with Summary Compensation Table CEO Pay which was less than $15M failed their Say on Pay vote.

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Center Discussion Call Details Engagement Strategy on November 15 Proxy Process Roundtable

September 22, 2018 [Center News Story]

This week, the SEC announced that it would hold its Proxy Process Roundtable on November 15, …

CalPERS Turns Up Heat on Companies and Votes Against 43% of Pay Plans in 2018

September 22, 2018 [Center News Story]

Pension fund giant CalPERS (the largest US public pension fund) announced this week it had …

Editorial Reinforces SEC’s Move Toward “Cracking the Proxy Racket”

September 22, 2018 [Center News Story]

On the heels of the SEC’s revocation of two influential staff interpretations, a Wall …

2018 Shearman Governance Survey Explores Pay Ratio, Cybersecurity, Diversity

September 22, 2018 [Center News Story]

Variability in the CEO pay ratio is "largely driven by differences in median employee pay …

SEC Withdraws Two Key Staff Interpretations Ahead of Proxy Advisory Firm Discussion; Center Subscriber Call on Tuesday

September 15, 2018 [Center News Story]

In a surprise statement with potentially far-reaching impact, the Securities and …

The Center's Charlie Tharp Talks Pay Ratio, Pay for Performance at 2018 Ayco InnerCircle Conference

September 15, 2018 [Center News Story]

Ayco's 30th InnerCircle Conference in Albany, NY last month featured the Center's Senior …