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5 Trends in Stock Ownership Guidelines
Dec 15,2020
Barbara Baksa

Key trends in stock ownership guidelines, including who they apply to, how much stock must be owned, and what equity arrangements count towards ownership levels. Also, ways to mitigate the impact of stock price volatility on executives who must comply with ownership guidelines.

Should Stock Ownership Guidelines be Revisited in a Down Market?
May 29,2020
Jennifer Namazi

A decline in stock price may lead executives to fail meeting the company's stock ownership guidelines. Should the policy be revisited in this situation?

Trends in Share Ownership Guidelines and Retention Requirements
Feb 20,2020
Jennifer Namazi

Willis Towers Watson releases research findings on share ownership guidelines and retention requirements.

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Sample Documents

Ownership Guidelines Checklist & Template
Jan 24,2013

This is a sample checklist for processes associated with stock ownership guidelines.

Stock Ownership Monitoring Chart
Jun 30,2011

This is a document with a sample chart to aid in monitoring stock ownership guideline holdings.


Stock Ownership Guidelines
Jun 17,2015

How to Handle this Governance Golden Child

Trends and Analysis from the 2011 Stock Plan Administration Survey
Sep 27,2011

Find out the latest practices and trends in stock compensation!


Surveys & Studies

The ClearBridge 100 Report
May 31,2018

This ClearBridge 100 Report presents findings on various executive compensation policies, including compensation recovery (clawback) policies, stock ownership guidelines and post-vesting holding requirements, anti-hedging policies and anti-pledging policies, and target compensation positioning philosophies. The ClearBridge 100 is comprised of 100 S&P 500 companies.

Survey Says: 10 Dos & Don'ts of Stock Plan Administration
Oct 17,2017

Highlights of the 2017 Domestic Stock Plan Administration Survey, cosponsored by the NASPP and Deloitte Consulting LLP.

NASPP Quick Survey: Stock Ownership Guidelines
Mar 31,2012

This is an informal survey of NASPP members of practices around stock ownership guidelines.

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