The Post-Covid Activist Puzzle

May 26, 2020 All Industries Activism

Activist investors have a large war chest that could see them going on a spending spree, as certain stocks remain highly deflated. How boards manage the Covid-19 response could determine whether they set their sights on the company.

Finding The Right Size For Your Board

March 24, 2020 All Industries Corporate Governance

Chipotle Mexican Grill informed shareholders that it would reduce the size of the board by three directors when it announced its founder was stepping away from the company. In what situations does a reduced board make sense? It depends on the complexity of the business — but oftentimes, slimmer works better.

New Scrutiny Eyes Director Compensation

March 24, 2020 All Industries Compensation

For many years, director compensation was overshadowed by executive pay. But due to recent litigation, more shareholders and oversight organizations keep a close eye on the decisions made by your compensation committee. Without a clear pay growth strategy, then the company risks financial and public backlash.