With pay ratio compliance coming soon for companies with annual meeting dates in the first half of the year, the Center On Executive Compensation has been receiving many questions about pay ratio communications, and especially, the content of the disclosure of the ratio itself.
After much anticipation and several delays, the House GOP unveiled its comprehensive tax reform bill, which repeals the performance-based pay exception in section 162(m) and substantially modifies nonqualified deferred compensation.
This week, the Center On Executive Compensation and Equilar announced a new online tool developed by the Center for assessing the prevalence of executive incentive plan metrics and their correlation with long-term shareholder value.
Lobbying and Political Spending Disclosure Shareholder proposals remain the most popular ESG proposal among S&P 500 companies.
In 2015, 40 S&P 500 companies, close to 9% of companies, saw shareholder support for their say on pay proposals swing more than 20 percentage points.