Meridian is pleased to announce that Andrew McElheran (Toronto) and Daniel Rodda (Atlanta) will become partners effective January 1, 2018.

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Read: Our 2017 Corporate Governance & Incentive Design Survey

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2017 Study of Executive Change-in-Control Arrangements Summary

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Meridian Named a "Best Small Firm to Work For" for Sixth Consecutive Year

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Meridian Consultants Named to NACD Directorship 100 for Fifth Consecutive Year

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Read Meridian's 2017 White Paper "Executive Compensation in the Banking Industry"

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With over sixty-five associates in eleven offices in the US and Canada, Meridian provides top management, boards and compensation committees with core services that include board level advisory services, compensation program design, research and competitive market intelligence on executive pay and governance matters.

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Senate Passes Tax Reform Bill

In the early hours of December 2, the Senate passed its own tax reform bill. While passage of the bill seemed improbable as recently as last Thursday, Senate Republicans were able to overcome objections within their own caucus with last minute tinkering to their tax proposal. Up next is the reconciliation process during which House and Senate Republicans will iron out differences between their respective tax reform bills. At this point, passage and enactment of a reconciled tax reform bill appears to be highly likely prior to year-end.

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Under the Senate bill, changes to the Internal Revenue Code (“Code”) would be effective for tax years beginning after 2017, except for the change in the corporate income tax rate would first become effective in 2019. Under the House tax…

ISS Issues 2018 Final Policy Updates and Additional Guidance on Pay-for-Performance Assessment and Equity Plan Evaluations

Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) has issued final updates to its proxy voting policies for 2018 and significant guidance through a series of FAQs on certain U.S. compensation policies, including its methodologies for assessing pay for performance and equity plan proposals.

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Final Policy Updates for 2018 The policy updates and guidance revise ISS proxy voting policies and methodologies for U.S.-listed companies in the following areas relating to executive compensation and corporate governance: ■ ISS quantitative pay-for-performance assessment, ■ ISS Equity Plan…

Meridian Promotes Two Lead Consultants to Partner

Meridian Compensation Partners is pleased to announce that Andrew McElheran (Toronto) and Daniel Rodda (Atlanta) have been elected to join the partnership effective January 1, 2018.

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Each year candidates are rigorously evaluated based on a broad range of important criteria covering personal attributes, consulting skills, financial contributions and firm values, before being elected as a partner. Andrew helped launch Meridian in January of 2010 and has…

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