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According to a recent Towers Watson survey, only 1 in 10 employers believe the pay ratio will provide important information to investors.

SEC Commissioner Michael Piwowar, an economist, is the only non-attorney SEC Commissioner and the first in over seven years.

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ISS Equity Plan Verification Portal May Be Precursor to Renewed Focus on Stock Plans

August 14, 2014 [Center News Story]

Stating that it is part of ISS’s “commitment to advancing the level of transparency and …

Council of Institutional Investors Calls for "Long-Term" Time Horizon for Dodd Frank Pay for Performance Disclosure

August 7, 2014 [Center News Story]

Following a recent meeting of unions and activist groups with Division of Corporation …

Amid Minimum Wage Push, Another Article Analyzes the Effect of Redistribution of Executive Pay

August 7, 2014 [Center News Story]

An oft-used rallying cry by executive pay critics is that companies pay huge salaries to …

Eight S&P 500 Companies Report Say on Pay Results

August 7, 2014 [Center News Story]

Eight more S&P 500 companies reported say on pay results since the Center's last update …

Annual CEO Pay Review Recognizes Market Premium for Outside Talent

July 31, 2014 [Center News Story]

The Minneapolis Star Tribune released its annual CEO pay review this week offering a …

In the Wake of the SEC's Guidance, Observers Warn of "Expectations Gap" in Proxy Advisor Regulation, Suggest Steps for Investors

July 31, 2014 [Center News Story]

The SEC's recent guidance on proxy advisory firms earned the Commission significant praise, …