The Future of Executive Pay in Australia

60 ASX 300 companies reduced CEO pay due to the pandemic. However, this only accounts for 11% of their predicted remuneration in 2020. Download the executive remuneration study ahead of the Australian proxy season and see how your remuneration practices compare.

The Future of Executive Pay in Australia

 

61 ASX 300 companies reduced executive remuneration in 2020 due to the pandemic. However, the average reduction of CEO pay only amounts to a little over 11% of CEOs total projected remuneration in 2020.

Download the ASX report to learn what executive remuneration topics investors and proxy advisors will be focusing on during the Australian proxy season.

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How to Design your Annual Incentive Plan During a Pandemic

How to design your annual incentive plan during a pandemic   The novel COVID-19 pandemic has impacted many areas of the current landscape, including the socio-economic landscape and macroeconomic environment. Initially it was difficult to predict how long the pandemic was likely to last, however it has certainly continued longer than initial indications led us … Continue reading "How to Design your Annual Incentive Plan During a Pandemic"

How the SEC’s new proxy voting rules will impact executive compensation

There are many software applications and tools now available to support compensation decisions, but what should be taken into consideration before purchasing? This 5-minute guide details what Compensation Committees, Heads of Reward and Compensation Professionals should take into account when selecting software and tools for Say-on-Pay decisions.

The Energy Industry and Covid-19: Chesapeake Energy as a case study

  The Energy Industry and Covid-19: Chesapeake Energy as a case study   On June 28, 2020, Fracking pioneer Chesapeake Energy Corporation filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, becoming the largest oil-and-gas company to file for bankruptcy protection during the coronavirus pandemic. The oil and gas industry is currently undergoing an unprecedented price collapse that many have cited as … Continue reading “The Energy Industry and Covid-19: Chesapeake Energy as a case study”

The Pandemic and Executive Pay – A Russell 3000 Study

So far in 2020 we have seen 634 Russell 3000 companies issue pay adjustments to executives or their board. Read the study and learn how companies have adjusted their executive pay due to COVID-19 to ensure your pay practices are aligned to market standards.

The Impact of COVID-19 on Executive Pay

 

By the end of May 2020, 554 companies listed on the Russell 3000 issued pay adjustments to executives and their board.

Download our latest report to learn how Russell 3000 companies have adjusted their executive pay due to COVID-19 to ensure your company’s pay practices are aligned to market standards.

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How to Design your Annual Incentive Plan During a Pandemic

How to design your annual incentive plan during a pandemic   The novel COVID-19 pandemic has impacted many areas of the current landscape, including the socio-economic landscape and macroeconomic environment. Initially it was difficult to predict how long the pandemic was likely to last, however it has certainly continued longer than initial indications led us … Continue reading "How to Design your Annual Incentive Plan During a Pandemic"

How the SEC’s new proxy voting rules will impact executive compensation

There are many software applications and tools now available to support compensation decisions, but what should be taken into consideration before purchasing? This 5-minute guide details what Compensation Committees, Heads of Reward and Compensation Professionals should take into account when selecting software and tools for Say-on-Pay decisions.

The Energy Industry and Covid-19: Chesapeake Energy as a case study

  The Energy Industry and Covid-19: Chesapeake Energy as a case study   On June 28, 2020, Fracking pioneer Chesapeake Energy Corporation filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, becoming the largest oil-and-gas company to file for bankruptcy protection during the coronavirus pandemic. The oil and gas industry is currently undergoing an unprecedented price collapse that many have cited as … Continue reading “The Energy Industry and Covid-19: Chesapeake Energy as a case study”

Activist Investors Broaden Their Focus

Corporate governance is the number one reason why there has been a growth in activist investor campaigns. New research from CGLytics sheds light on the broadening focus from activists including having the right board composition, diversity and executive pay.

Activist Investors Broaden Their Focus

 

Activist investor campaigns have almost doubled over the past four years and will continue to grow.

How can companies protect themselves from activist investors?

Read our latest white paper where we analyzed the trends of 350+ global companies engaged with activist investors to learn about the key governance risks leading to activist campaigns.

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How to Design your Annual Incentive Plan During a Pandemic

How to design your annual incentive plan during a pandemic   The novel COVID-19 pandemic has impacted many areas of the current landscape, including the socio-economic landscape and macroeconomic environment. Initially it was difficult to predict how long the pandemic was likely to last, however it has certainly continued longer than initial indications led us … Continue reading "How to Design your Annual Incentive Plan During a Pandemic"

How the SEC’s new proxy voting rules will impact executive compensation

There are many software applications and tools now available to support compensation decisions, but what should be taken into consideration before purchasing? This 5-minute guide details what Compensation Committees, Heads of Reward and Compensation Professionals should take into account when selecting software and tools for Say-on-Pay decisions.

The Energy Industry and Covid-19: Chesapeake Energy as a case study

  The Energy Industry and Covid-19: Chesapeake Energy as a case study   On June 28, 2020, Fracking pioneer Chesapeake Energy Corporation filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, becoming the largest oil-and-gas company to file for bankruptcy protection during the coronavirus pandemic. The oil and gas industry is currently undergoing an unprecedented price collapse that many have cited as … Continue reading “The Energy Industry and Covid-19: Chesapeake Energy as a case study”

The Compensation Committee’s Guide To COVID-19

Compensation Committees must be incredibly flexibly during the current pandemic. Adapting rapidly to the once stable 2020 outlook has resulted in creative measures on how to align executive and non-executive compensation after sharp market downtowns and an unstable economic environment. Download the guide by Meridian Partners, Diligent and CGLytics.

The Compensation Committee’s Guide To COVID-19

 

Governance, pay for performance, short- and long-term incentives, equity, and much more.

Download our latest white paper to learn how you can address a range of governance, design and administration challenges that involve executive and non-employee director compensation programs.

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How to Design your Annual Incentive Plan During a Pandemic

How to design your annual incentive plan during a pandemic   The novel COVID-19 pandemic has impacted many areas of the current landscape, including the socio-economic landscape and macroeconomic environment. Initially it was difficult to predict how long the pandemic was likely to last, however it has certainly continued longer than initial indications led us … Continue reading "How to Design your Annual Incentive Plan During a Pandemic"

How the SEC’s new proxy voting rules will impact executive compensation

There are many software applications and tools now available to support compensation decisions, but what should be taken into consideration before purchasing? This 5-minute guide details what Compensation Committees, Heads of Reward and Compensation Professionals should take into account when selecting software and tools for Say-on-Pay decisions.

The Energy Industry and Covid-19: Chesapeake Energy as a case study

  The Energy Industry and Covid-19: Chesapeake Energy as a case study   On June 28, 2020, Fracking pioneer Chesapeake Energy Corporation filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, becoming the largest oil-and-gas company to file for bankruptcy protection during the coronavirus pandemic. The oil and gas industry is currently undergoing an unprecedented price collapse that many have cited as … Continue reading “The Energy Industry and Covid-19: Chesapeake Energy as a case study”

FTSE 100 & Executive Compensation: Setting the tone for 2020

With the COVID-19 pandemic presenting unprecedented challenges to shareholders and investors, what issues should compensation committees be focused on in 2020 and 2021? CGLytics takes a look at the FTSE 100 companies’ corporate governance and executive compensation practices for navigating the challenges ahead.

FTSE 100 & Executive Compensation: Setting the tone for 2020

 

With the COVID-19 pandemic presenting unprecedented challenges to shareholders and investors, what issues are they focused on during the 2020 proxy season?

CGLytics looks at the FTSE 100 companies’ corporate governance and executive compensation practices reported in 2019 to gain insights into what heightened challenges lie ahead in 2020.

Read the white paper SETTING THE TONE FOR 2020: FTSE 100 Review to gain perspective on the executive compensation landscape and learn what impact COVID-19 is having on executive pay and performance alignment in 2020.

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How to Design your Annual Incentive Plan During a Pandemic

How to design your annual incentive plan during a pandemic   The novel COVID-19 pandemic has impacted many areas of the current landscape, including the socio-economic landscape and macroeconomic environment. Initially it was difficult to predict how long the pandemic was likely to last, however it has certainly continued longer than initial indications led us … Continue reading "How to Design your Annual Incentive Plan During a Pandemic"

How the SEC’s new proxy voting rules will impact executive compensation

There are many software applications and tools now available to support compensation decisions, but what should be taken into consideration before purchasing? This 5-minute guide details what Compensation Committees, Heads of Reward and Compensation Professionals should take into account when selecting software and tools for Say-on-Pay decisions.

The Energy Industry and Covid-19: Chesapeake Energy as a case study

  The Energy Industry and Covid-19: Chesapeake Energy as a case study   On June 28, 2020, Fracking pioneer Chesapeake Energy Corporation filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, becoming the largest oil-and-gas company to file for bankruptcy protection during the coronavirus pandemic. The oil and gas industry is currently undergoing an unprecedented price collapse that many have cited as … Continue reading “The Energy Industry and Covid-19: Chesapeake Energy as a case study”

Regulation and Investor Expectations: A corporate governance insight paper

Key corporate governance areas are examined to determine the extent of impact on UK and Irish companies, and the wider potential risks going into the 2020 AGM season.

Regulation and Investor Expectations: A white paper ahead of the 2020 AGM season

What should UK and Irish companies expect in the 2020 AGM season?

Over the past five years the focus on corporate governance has become particularly pronounced. With the 2018 iteration of the UK Corporate Governance Code and the capabilities of institutional investors increasing, 2019 saw significant change in a number of key areas.

An analysis of these key areas is examined by FTI Consulting and CGLytics to determine the extent of impact on UK and Irish companies, and the wider potential risks going into the 2020 AGM season.

Areas examined in the white paper include:

  • – Pension schemes
  • – Chair tenure
  • – Women in leadership positions
  • – Workforce engagement
  • – Remuneration policies
  • – Restricted shares
  • – ESG & Proxy Voting
  • – Overboarding

 

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How to Design your Annual Incentive Plan During a Pandemic

How to design your annual incentive plan during a pandemic   The novel COVID-19 pandemic has impacted many areas of the current landscape, including the socio-economic landscape and macroeconomic environment. Initially it was difficult to predict how long the pandemic was likely to last, however it has certainly continued longer than initial indications led us … Continue reading "How to Design your Annual Incentive Plan During a Pandemic"

How the SEC’s new proxy voting rules will impact executive compensation

There are many software applications and tools now available to support compensation decisions, but what should be taken into consideration before purchasing? This 5-minute guide details what Compensation Committees, Heads of Reward and Compensation Professionals should take into account when selecting software and tools for Say-on-Pay decisions.

The Energy Industry and Covid-19: Chesapeake Energy as a case study

  The Energy Industry and Covid-19: Chesapeake Energy as a case study   On June 28, 2020, Fracking pioneer Chesapeake Energy Corporation filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, becoming the largest oil-and-gas company to file for bankruptcy protection during the coronavirus pandemic. The oil and gas industry is currently undergoing an unprecedented price collapse that many have cited as … Continue reading “The Energy Industry and Covid-19: Chesapeake Energy as a case study”

State of Play: European Board Diversity

This report examines gender and age diversity on boards in the European corporate governance landscape. Examining female representation, the report reveals that many countries are not yet at the 40% requirement, proposed by the European Commission in its European 2020 strategy.

State of Play: European Board Diversity Report

Diversity is still a hot topic. Legislative bodies are addressing concerns from investors as they realize the importance of having a balanced board in terms of gender, age, skills and expertise, for better decision-making.

Providing companies and investors with valuable insights about board composition and potential red flags to mitigate corporate governance risk in 2020, CGLytics has released its first diversity report based on the European market.

The State of Play: European Board Diversity report examines gender and age diversity in the European landscape and by region. The report reveals that female representation on boards is not yet at the 40% requirement in many countries, proposed by the European Commission (EC) in its European 2020 strategy.

Read the report with valuable insights including:
● How gender diversity is included in country governance codes
● European countries with the highest and lowest gender diversity
● Countries with the biggest increase of female representation
● Inclusion of women in board leadership
● Overboarded directors by country
● Composition of directors by age brackets

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How to design your annual incentive plan during a pandemic   The novel COVID-19 pandemic has impacted many areas of the current landscape, including the socio-economic landscape and macroeconomic environment. Initially it was difficult to predict how long the pandemic was likely to last, however it has certainly continued longer than initial indications led us … Continue reading "How to Design your Annual Incentive Plan During a Pandemic"

How the SEC’s new proxy voting rules will impact executive compensation

There are many software applications and tools now available to support compensation decisions, but what should be taken into consideration before purchasing? This 5-minute guide details what Compensation Committees, Heads of Reward and Compensation Professionals should take into account when selecting software and tools for Say-on-Pay decisions.

The Energy Industry and Covid-19: Chesapeake Energy as a case study

  The Energy Industry and Covid-19: Chesapeake Energy as a case study   On June 28, 2020, Fracking pioneer Chesapeake Energy Corporation filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, becoming the largest oil-and-gas company to file for bankruptcy protection during the coronavirus pandemic. The oil and gas industry is currently undergoing an unprecedented price collapse that many have cited as … Continue reading “The Energy Industry and Covid-19: Chesapeake Energy as a case study”

CGLytics S&P 500 Executive Compensation Review

Executive Compensation Review: Which S&P 500 companies showed the greatest Pay for Performance misalignment and conservative practice in 2019?

S&P 500 Executive Compensation Review

Which S&P 500 companies showed the greatest Pay for Performance misalignment and conservative practice in 2019?

CGLytics has released its inaugural S&P 500 Executive Compensation Review. For companies and investors to be fully prepared with insights for the upcoming proxy season, it is imperative to know what concerned shareholders in 2019 and trends to look out for in 2020.

Download the CGLytics S&P 500 Executive Compensation Review and learn:

  • • What are the hottest topics surrounding executive compensation?
  • • Which companies saw the greatest pushback on their Say on Pay proposals?
  • • How does CEO granted and realized pay compare across industries?
  • • What to expect in the upcoming 2020 Proxy Season?
  • • Plus, a deep dive of companies in the materials sector and how they have aligned their pay for performance practices.

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How to Design your Annual Incentive Plan During a Pandemic

How to design your annual incentive plan during a pandemic   The novel COVID-19 pandemic has impacted many areas of the current landscape, including the socio-economic landscape and macroeconomic environment. Initially it was difficult to predict how long the pandemic was likely to last, however it has certainly continued longer than initial indications led us … Continue reading "How to Design your Annual Incentive Plan During a Pandemic"

How the SEC’s new proxy voting rules will impact executive compensation

There are many software applications and tools now available to support compensation decisions, but what should be taken into consideration before purchasing? This 5-minute guide details what Compensation Committees, Heads of Reward and Compensation Professionals should take into account when selecting software and tools for Say-on-Pay decisions.

The Energy Industry and Covid-19: Chesapeake Energy as a case study

  The Energy Industry and Covid-19: Chesapeake Energy as a case study   On June 28, 2020, Fracking pioneer Chesapeake Energy Corporation filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, becoming the largest oil-and-gas company to file for bankruptcy protection during the coronavirus pandemic. The oil and gas industry is currently undergoing an unprecedented price collapse that many have cited as … Continue reading “The Energy Industry and Covid-19: Chesapeake Energy as a case study”

Corporate governance and executive pay. Reflection on the 2019 proxy season. A joint report with PwC

This report by PwC Belgium and CGLytics takes a closer look at votes on remuneration items and reviews the critical trends of the 2019 voting results in Belgium and Luxembourg. Download the report to better prepare for the 2020 proxy season.

Corporate Governance and Executive Pay. A joint report with PwC

The 2019 proxy season has come to a close. This report by PwC Belgium and CGLytics takes a closer look at votes on remuneration items and reviews the critical trends of the 2019 voting results in Belgium and Luxembourg.

Download the report to better prepare for the 2020 proxy season and learn about:

  • • The 2020 Belgian Corporate Governance Code and how it has changed since 2009
  • • The effects of the implementation of the revised Shareholder Rights Directive (SRD II) into national law
  • • Feedback and results of the 2019 general meetings
  • • Remuneration – A Shareholders Revolt?
  • • The evolution of base salary, short term incentives and long term incentives
  • • Key governance themes for boards, such as Pay-for-Performance and board diversity

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How to Design your Annual Incentive Plan During a Pandemic

How to design your annual incentive plan during a pandemic   The novel COVID-19 pandemic has impacted many areas of the current landscape, including the socio-economic landscape and macroeconomic environment. Initially it was difficult to predict how long the pandemic was likely to last, however it has certainly continued longer than initial indications led us … Continue reading "How to Design your Annual Incentive Plan During a Pandemic"

How the SEC’s new proxy voting rules will impact executive compensation

There are many software applications and tools now available to support compensation decisions, but what should be taken into consideration before purchasing? This 5-minute guide details what Compensation Committees, Heads of Reward and Compensation Professionals should take into account when selecting software and tools for Say-on-Pay decisions.

The Energy Industry and Covid-19: Chesapeake Energy as a case study

  The Energy Industry and Covid-19: Chesapeake Energy as a case study   On June 28, 2020, Fracking pioneer Chesapeake Energy Corporation filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, becoming the largest oil-and-gas company to file for bankruptcy protection during the coronavirus pandemic. The oil and gas industry is currently undergoing an unprecedented price collapse that many have cited as … Continue reading “The Energy Industry and Covid-19: Chesapeake Energy as a case study”

How can innovations in information technologies support the role of the board of directors?

Aniel Mahabier considers the ramifications of the extensive disclosure obligations required as part of the second iteration of the Shareholder Rights Directive and argues that knowledge is key to ensuring accountability.

How can innovations in information technologies support the role of the board of directors?

The webinar by the European Confederation of Directors Association (ecoDa) and CGLytics, shares insights into using business intelligence to support the board members to make better decisions.

Board members have to understand the drivers of value creation and develop the right metrics to articulate value. Actionable and real-time insights are therefore becoming even more critical for board members. 

  • How far should we go in terms of sophisticated algorithms in order to compliment the usual dashboards?
  • What types of data processing tools do boards need while avoiding a big data overload?
  • How can a board leverage data and AI for effective oversight and to make better governance decisions?

 

Speakers on the topic include:

  • Aniel Mahabier, CEO at CGLytics;
  • Deepak Krishnamurthy,  Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer at SAP;
  • Michael Hilb, Entrepreneur, Board Member and Professor;
  • Rytis Ambrazevičius, Baltic Institute of Corporate Governance, President;

 

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How to Design your Annual Incentive Plan During a Pandemic

How to design your annual incentive plan during a pandemic   The novel COVID-19 pandemic has impacted many areas of the current landscape, including the socio-economic landscape and macroeconomic environment. Initially it was difficult to predict how long the pandemic was likely to last, however it has certainly continued longer than initial indications led us … Continue reading "How to Design your Annual Incentive Plan During a Pandemic"

How the SEC’s new proxy voting rules will impact executive compensation

There are many software applications and tools now available to support compensation decisions, but what should be taken into consideration before purchasing? This 5-minute guide details what Compensation Committees, Heads of Reward and Compensation Professionals should take into account when selecting software and tools for Say-on-Pay decisions.

The Energy Industry and Covid-19: Chesapeake Energy as a case study

  The Energy Industry and Covid-19: Chesapeake Energy as a case study   On June 28, 2020, Fracking pioneer Chesapeake Energy Corporation filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, becoming the largest oil-and-gas company to file for bankruptcy protection during the coronavirus pandemic. The oil and gas industry is currently undergoing an unprecedented price collapse that many have cited as … Continue reading “The Energy Industry and Covid-19: Chesapeake Energy as a case study”