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According to Center data, nearly one in five S&P 500 companies included either a realized pay or realizable pay disclosure as a supplement to the summary compensation table.

During the 2013 proxy season, 466 S&P 500 companies reported say on pay results. 460 companies (98.71%) reported received majority support, averaging 91.84% support with a median of 95.49%.

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High-Performing Companies Resist One-Size-Fits-All Approach, Use More Options Says New Towers Study

July 24, 2014 [Center News Story]

Companies with sustained good performance often “take the road less-traveled,” tailoring …

Wall Street Journal Praises SEC, Commissioner Gallagher for Proxy Advisory Firm Guidance

July 24, 2014 [Center News Story]

Calling it the beginning of an effort to "dismantle a dangerous bastion of Washington-aided …

House Financial Services Subcommittee Oversight Hearing Explores Dodd-Frank at Four Years, SEC Regulatory Priorities

July 24, 2014 [Center News Story]

This week marked the four-year anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Act becoming law, and in honor …

House Democrats Fall Campaign to Tie 162(m) Tax Break to Minimum Wage Hike

July 17, 2014 [Center News Story]

Demonstrating the role executive pay will play in Democrat messaging for the fall elections, …

Mercatus Center Argues SEC Should Do More to Mitigate Proxy Advisory Firm Influence

July 17, 2014 [Center News Story]

Given the dramatically increased influence of proxy advisory firms in today's environment, …

Key Considerations for Companies Facing Activist Investors Include "Self Evaluation," Increased Engagement and Media Strategy

July 17, 2014 [Center News Story]

"Shareholder activism is the corporate topic du jour," according to a recent corporate …