Next week, I will participate in a timely webcast produced by Donnelley Financial Solutions exploring Early Results from the 2017 Proxy Season. The discussion will highlight early vote results and observations on key topics that are brought to a shareholder vote, including compensation matters such as say on pay.
One of the biggest compensation mistakes a private company can make is to try too hard to mimic public company long-term incentives (LTIs). When considering LTIs for a privately owned company, it’s critical to start with the right set of questions.
Don Delves and Steve Kline
The 2017 proxy season is here, and annual meeting volume is about to accelerate. Support for say-on-pay resolutions, at over 90% on average, is strong, right? Isn’t a favorable say-on-pay vote sufficient to avoid the microscope with shareholders, proxy advisors and the media? Unfortunately, not always.
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