This episode of The EC Minute looks at current standards with respect to overboard directors. Specifically, it reviews the total number of directorships that individuals who are (1) independent, non-employee directors, (2) Cheif Executive Officers (CEOs), and (3) Named Executive Officers other than the CEO, can hold before they are deemed overboarded by proxy advisors like ISS and Glass Lewis, as well as key institutional shareholders, such as The Vanguard Group, Black Rock, JPMorgan Chase, and Northern Trust.
This episode of The EC Minute looks at gender diversity on public company boards. Specifically, it looks at states that have mandated gender diversity, proxy advisors (ISS and Glass Lewis) that have issued policies on gender diversity, and the positions on gender diversity of institutional shareholders (BlackRock and Vanguard).
This episode of The EC Minute provides tips for drafting your 2019 Proxy. Topics that could impact your 2019 proxy disclosures are discussed including: 2018 proxy votes; changes to compensation programs; changes impacting the median employee for purposed of the CEO Pay Ratio disclosure; the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017; and, ESG (Environment, Social, and Governance) principles.