Corporate Governance Issues for 2015

Dec 18, 2014 By: Holly J. Gregory

In her regular column on corporate governance, Holly Gregory explores the issues that will define the state of corporate governance in the year ahead, including shareholder activism, litigation and protectionism, ISS policy changes and key focus areas for board oversight in 2015.

Lessons for the 2015 Proxy Season

Sep 10, 2014 By: Holly J. Gregory

This article examines trends emerging from the 2014 proxy season and related developments and suggests steps companies can take now to prepare for the 2015 season.

Using Board-adopted By-laws to Reduce Corporate Threats

Jul 16, 2014 By: Holly J. Gregory

This article discusses the use of charter provisions and board-adopted by-laws to reduce threats related to dissident directors and intra-company litigation.

Dodd-Frank: Shareholders’ new “say” on executive “pay”

Oct 26, 2011 By: Jeremy Byellin

In January 2011, Dodd-Frank’s “say on pay” went into effect, allowing shareholders a non-binding resolution on the pay of company executives. Has it had the impact everyone hoped or feared it would?