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SEC Commissioner Michael Piwowar, an economist, is the only non-attorney SEC Commissioner and the first in over seven years.

Since 2010 there have been only 15 pay ratio related shareholder proposals. These proposals have averaged over 93% shareholder opposition with no single proposal receiving over 10% support.

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ISS Revises Quantitative Pay for Performance Tests for 2015

December 12, 2014 [Center News Story]

In addition to the changes announced last month regarding its new equity plan scorecard, ISS …

SEC Commissioner Gallagher Warns Shareholder Rights Project Exposes Harvard University to Legal Liability

December 12, 2014 [Center News Story]

In an academic piece published this week, SEC Commissioner Dan Gallagher and former …

Barington Capital Targets Omnova in Latest Chemical Industry Clash; 2014 A Record Year for Activist Board Seat Wins

December 12, 2014 [Center News Story]

In a letter to company Chairman and CEO Kevin McMullen, activist investor Barington Capital …

490 S&P 500 Companies Have Reported Say on Pay Results; Microsoft Passes, Oracle Fails Again

December 12, 2014 [Center News Story]

With only three more S&P 500 companies set to host annual meetings in 2014, 490 S&P …

Advanced Micro Devices Hit With Shareholder Suit Claiming CEO Stock Grant Exceeded Bonus Plan Limits

December 12, 2014 [Center News Story]

Continuing an executive pay litigation trend which headlined the 2014 proxy season, a …

House Committee Chairs Tell SEC's Mary Jo White to Put Pay Ratio on Back Burner

December 5, 2014 [Center News Story]

Just before the Thanksgiving holiday, three powerful House Republicans sent a …