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Week of February 6, 2017
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CEOs Earn Less at More-Prestigious Firms
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A recent study claims to have found that the level of prestige of a company has a negative impact on how much it pays its CEO. Specifically, firms included in Fortune's annual America's Most Admired Companies list made an average of 8% less each year than CEOs of unranked companies. The authors... Read more
Passive Houses Insist They Do Care About Governance
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Passive funds today account for more than a third of US mutual fund assets. Critics have expressed concerns that the increasing prevalence of passive index funds has led to large corporations facing less scrutiny from their shareholders. The voting patterns of large passive fund houses have... Read more

Compensation Trends + Developments

CEOs Earn Less at More-Prestigious Firms
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2017 CFO Sentiment Study
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Regulation, Legislation + Governance

Passive Houses Insist They Do Care About Governance
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Pay Ratio: The Slow (or Fast) Death Begins?
Comp Committees Move on Refreshment
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Donald Trump Plans to Undo Dodd-Frank Law, Fiduciary Rule
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From Critics + Commentators

The Investor Stewardship Group’s Governance Framework
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