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 how to handle shares remaining available under old equity plans when taking a new plan out to shareholders for approval. The episode details the three main alternatives and provides key considerations for each.
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).