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Meridian Webinar: COVID-19’s Impact on Incentive Plans

COVID-19 has altered fundamental priorities for the year and significantly affected many companies’ ability to achieve the annual incentive plan and/or performance-contingent long-term incentive plan goals that were set prior to current circumstances.

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Topics for the Briefing Market Practice Update ■ Reductions to executive salaries and director fees, and other compensation actions being taken (as well as actions not expected to be taken)■ Proxy advisor views on COVID-19 related pay actions 2020 Annual…

In Memoriam: Tony Meyer

It is with heavy hearts that we remember our dear friend and colleague, Tony Meyer.

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Our dear friend and colleague passed away this past weekend from complications of an illness he’s fought bravely for several years. Tony was a Senior Consultant in our Lake Forest office since 2011. We are all deeply saddened and our…

California Legislature Approves Diversity Mandate for Boards of Public Companies

California Governor Gavin Newsom must sign the Diversity Bill by September 30, 2020 for it to become law.

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On August 30, 2020, the California Assembly approved a first-in-the-nation legislation that would require public companies to include a minimum number of individuals from underrepresented communities on their boards (“Diversity Bill”). If passed into law, the Diversity Bill would apply…

SEC Approves Rule Requiring Public Companies to Disclose Human Capital Resources

On August 26, 2020, by a 3 to 2 vote, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) adopted a final rule that would amend Regulation S-K and require public companies to disclose information on their human capital resources to the extent such disclosures would be material to an understanding of the companies’ business.

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Generally, a public company is required to include a description of their business and business developments in its annual report (Form 10-K) and certain other SEC filings. The disclosure rules set forth a non-exhaustive list of topics that a company…