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In 2010, the Securities and Exchange Commission issued a Concept Release on the U.S. Proxy Plumbing System which included an discussion on the conflicts of interest inherent in the proxy advisory firm industry.

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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Next Wednesday's Center Discussion Call to Review Impact of Pay Ratio Guidance on Most Common Compliance Issues

September 22, 2017 [Center News Story]

On Wednesday, September 27 at 2 PM ET, the Center On Executive Compensation will host a …

NYC Comptroller Office Launches Refreshed Board Accountability Campaign Focusing on Skills Matrices

September 22, 2017 [Center News Story]

In recent weeks, about 140 different companies which have already enacted proxy access …

Vanguard Governance Letter Seeks to Put Board Focus on Long-Term Growth Practices

September 22, 2017 [Center News Story]

In an open letter to the directors of public companies, major institutional investor …

Center Submits Regulatory Reform Letter to Treasury Recommending Rollback of Pay Ratio, Action on Proxy Advisory Firms

September 16, 2017 [Center News Story]

In response to President Trump’s Executive Order 13772 which requested proposals to promote …

Panel Explores How New Metrics Tool Can Help in Rebound From Low Exec Pay Vote; Coming Push for Simplification

September 16, 2017 [Center News Story]

A highly engaging panel at HR Policy Association's Washington Policy Conference, moderated …

FALL 2017 OUTLOOK: As Focus Shifts From Congress to SEC, Progress on Nominations Is Key

September 16, 2017 [Center News Story]

With House-passed Dodd-Frank reform unlikely to move due to a slim Republican majority in …