Tag: Corporate Governance

ABC's Klein Testifies About Plan Sponsor Needs

June 14, 2011(PLANSPONSOR.com) - American Benefits Council President James A. Klein addressed the House of Representatives Committee on Education and the Workforce’s Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions recently.

SEC Say-on-Pay Rules Coming Soon

September 30, 2010 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The Securities and Exchange Commission plans to introduce rules "in the next few weeks" that direct the agency to give shareholders in 2011 a vote on the pay packages of top executives at U.S. corporations, Chairwoman Mary Schapiro said in testimony before the Senate Banking Committee.

‘Say on Pay’ Being Well Used so Far

September 16, 2010 (PLANSPONSOR.com) – A new academic study suggests shareholders have not abused their use of “say on pay”, but have instead used the right to give input on executive compensation carefully.

AIG Strikes a Deal With Ohio Pension Funds

July 16, 2010 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray has announced a $725 million securities class action settlement against American International Group, Inc. (AIG), as well as certain individual directors and officers.  


Financial Reform Measure Includes Compliance Provisions

July 16, 2010 (PLANSPONSOR.com) – The sweeping financial reform legislation approved by the U.S. Senate on Thursday contains a number of corporate governance provisions, including giving shareholders a non-binding vote on executive pay and golden parachutes. 

The Conference Board Offers Shareholder Activism Resources

April 8, 2010 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The Conference Board Governance Center has published The Shareholder Activism Report and Resource Portal, a comprehensive set of resources to help board members and their advisers engage with investors, assess their demands, and adequately respond.

MSCI Acquires RiskMetrics

March 1, 2010 (PLANSPONSOR.com) – MSCI Inc. has this morning announced plans to acquire RiskMetrics Group, Inc., a provider of risk management and corporate governance products and services.