NACD BoardVision Episodes
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As SEC regulations and activist investors’ demands grow, the effort required to craft concise, informative audit committee disclosure reports increases in importance and complexity. Cindy Fornelli, executive director of the Center for Audit Quality (CAQ), and Betsy D. Holden, senior advisor, McKinsey, discuss the real benefits that audit committee disclosures can have for shareholders.
Leading directors should place the demands and expectations of shareholders top of mind as the proxy season approaches. Chuck Callan, SVP of Regulatory Affairs at Broadridge Financial Solutions, and Greg Lau, managing director of RSR Partners, discuss say on pay, retail investor engagement, and what to anticipate from evolving regulatory and activist investor landscapes in 2016.
Compensation, when properly aligned to business and leadership strategy, can help ensure the ongoing viability and growth of the enterprise. David Swinford, president and CEO of Pearl Meyer, and Charles M. Elson, director of the John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance discuss performance metrics that truly drive long-term value and how to balance those with commonly used measures such as TSR.
In a fast-paced business environment characterized by disorder and disruption, managing global risk is no small task for boards. Admiral Gary Roughead and Mary Ann Cloyd, leader of PwC’s Center for Board Governance, discuss leading practices for how directors can get the information they need to provide sound leadership for international enterprises.
Certain compensation practices can have a potentially damaging effect on a company’s reputation, which makes determining what constitutes fair director pay no easy task. Daniel Laddin, founding partner of Compensation Advisory Partners, and Martin M. Coyne, II, Chairman and CEO of NACD’s New Jersey Chapter, offer their insights on today’s most critical compensation issues.
Deborah Lifshey, managing director with the New York office of Pearl Meyer & Partners, and Martin Coyne II, chairman and CEO of NACD’s New Jersey Chapter, take a close look at the SEC’s proposed rules on pay-for-performance disclosures and the possible ramifications of those mandates. Pearl Meyer & Partners provides their commentary to the SEC in the latest edition of, As We See It, their series of publications on executive compensation trends and issues. Click here to download the PDF.
Executive compensation is a perpetual hot-button topic—and one that activists frequently use to court shareholders. Roger Brossy, managing director of Semler Brossy, talks with Blair Jones, managing director of Semler Brossy, and Ken Bertsch, partner at CamberView Partners, about strategies directors can use to effectively communicate the principles that support the company’s pay practices.
Cindy Fornelli, executive director at the Center for Audit Quality, and Daniel L. Goelzer, partner at Baker & McKenzie LLP and former PCAOB chair, discuss how audit committees can effectively work with the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) to improve audit quality and strengthen investor relations.
Robert Hallagan, vice chairman and managing director of Korn Ferry’s Board Leadership Services, and Steven R. Walker, general counsel, secretary, and director of Board Advisory Services at NACD, look at board refresh trends and how directors can look at refreshment as a means to strategically fine-tune the board and ensure the long-term success of the organization.
Board composition and renewal are hot topics that have investors and the public at large asking: “Who is in America’s boardrooms these days?” Catherine L. Bromilow, partner in PwC’s Center for Board Governance, and Jeannie H. Diefenderfer, founder and CEO of courageNpurpose and director at MRV Communications, discuss how directors can encourage dialog around composition and diversify the talent pipeline.
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