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2018 Study of Executive Severance Arrangements Not Related to a Change in Control

Data for fiscal 2017 executive severance arrangements is derived primarily from 2018 definitive proxy statements filed by 160 major public companies (“Study Group”).

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This is only a summary of the full 2018 Study of Executive Severance Arrangements Not Related to Change in Control. To obtain the full report, please contact Donald Kalfen. About Meridian Compensation Partners, LLC Meridian Compensation Partners, LLC (“Meridian”) is…

Meridian 2017 Study of Executive Change in Control Arrangements

Meridian’s 2017 Study of Executive Change-in-Control Arrangements (the “Study”) provides current information and data on change-in-control (“CIC”) severance practices of 160 major U.S. listed public companies (the “Study Group”). We also provide trends comparisons to our last two studies, conducted in 2014 and 2011, respectively.

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Study Group Characteristics and Report Scope Study Group Characteristics Each of the 160 companies in the Study Group was a component company of the Standard & Poor’s 500® Index1 (“S&P 500®”) as of December 31, 2016. In addition, the Study…

Report on Say on Pay and Select Shareholder Proposals for the 2017 Proxy Season

Meridian Compensation Partners, LLC is pleased to provide this periodic report on key voting results for the 2017 proxy season.

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About This Material Specifically, this report will cover the following areas: Standard & Poor’s (S&P) 500 Say on Pay (SOP) Vote Results and Analysis Russell 3000 SOP Vote Results and Analysis Analysis of Vote Results on Select Shareholder Proposals Highlights…

ISS 2014-2015 Policy Survey Summary of Results

ISS’s recent Policy Survey previews potential changes in its 2015 proxy voting policies.

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Each year, ISS seeks feedback from institutional investors, public companies (“issuers”) and the consulting community on emerging corporate governance, executive compensation and other issues as part of its annual policy formulation process. Possibly reflecting concerns about the influence of ISS…

2014 Study of Executive Change-in-Control Arrangements

The Study provides current information and data on change-in-control severance practices of 160 major U.S. listed public companies, as well as comparisons to our 2011 study.

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This is only a summary of the full 2014 Study of Executive Change-in-Control Arrangements. To obtain the full report, please contact Donald Kalfen.

2014 Proxy Season Analysis

Reports on Say on Pay Proposals and Select Shareholder Proposals

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Meridian Compensation Partners, LLC is pleased to provide this periodic report on key vote results for the 2014 proxy season. Specifically, this and future reports will cover the following areas: Standard & Poor’s 500 Say on Pay (SOP) Vote Results…

ISS Explained

Meridian’s Executive Compensation Experts Discuss The Role Of ISS In Executive Pay Subjects

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The Basics According to its Website, ISS is the leading provider of corporate governance research, covering more than 40,000 shareholder meetings in over 100 developed and emerging markets worldwide. More than 1,700 clients (primarily large institutional investors) rely on ISS’s…

Executive Severance Arrangements

Key Findings From Meridian’s 2012-2013 Study of Executive Severance Arrangements

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Report Scope and Study Group Characteristics Meridian Compensation Partners’ 2012/2013 Study of Executive Severance Arrangements is intended to provide current information and data on severance practices of large U.S.-listed public companies not in the context of a change in control.…