CEOs standing on equal pay piles

25 November, 2020

Decrease in CEO pay variation blamed on ‘reciprocal benchmarking’

Attention around executive remuneration is usually focused on rocketing pay deals. Now researchers have unearthed a new phenomenon in the US: a dramatic fall in variation. Academics from the Nether...
executive pay, remuneration, pay ratios

5 October, 2017

Give investors a greater say on executive pay

In the aftermath of the financial crisis, legislators in some countries moved to address corporate excesses by making shareholder votes on CEO pay mandatory. The United Kingdom mandated a non-binding ...

10 March, 2017

Governance uncertainty prompted by Trump unlikely to end ESG demands

Shareholder pressure in the US over environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues is likely to continue, despite the uncertainty that surrounds the future of governance following the election of D...

22 August, 2015

Shareholder rights and remuneration

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15 May, 2015

Activism gains a gallic flavour

Shareholder action follows the introduction of “say on pay” guidelines to France’s corporate governance code in 2013, requiring executive remuneration to be submitted to a shareholder vote. ...