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.
The House of Representatives approved the Financial CHOICE Act of 2017, which includes the HR Policy Association-supported repeal of the Dodd-Frank pay ratio as well as a comprehensive regulatory structure for proxy advisory firms, by a 233-186 vote largely along party lines.
Former Sullivan & Cromwell partner Jay Clayton was confirmed by the Senate to become the 32d Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission with a bipartisan 61 to 37 vote.
According to Center Data, the average length of an S&P 500 CD&A has increased from 15.5 pages in 2012 to 17.7 pages in 2015.
Lobbying and Political Spending Disclosure Shareholder proposals remain the most popular ESG proposal among S&P 500 companies.