Nearly 95 percent of M&A deals triggered shareholder litigation. However, a Delaware court crackdown on disclosure-only settlements in takeover litigation has driven the current litigation rate to less than 22 percent.
The Conference Board weighed in on the debate over special compensation arrangements between activist hedge funds and the directors they place on public company boards.
Institutional proxy advisor ISS added three new compensation policy FAQs to address problematic pay practices that can lead to a recommendation to vote against pay and equity compensation plans.
Public company compensation committees operate in an increasingly challenging environment. We have compiled recommendations to assist compensation committee chairs in navigating these demands.
This week, the SEC approved interim final rules implementing two provisions of the transportation bill known as the FAST Act.
Proxy advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) recently issued updated guidance on its policies for the 2016 proxy season.
This bill would require U.S. public companies to disclose the existence and extent of cybersecurity expertise or experience on their boards.
The Financial Accounting Standards Board recently issued two exposure drafts to clarify the definition of materiality in accounting standards.
A recent report indicated that many public companies’ clawback policies are not consistent with the SEC’s proposed clawback rule issued earlier this year.