NEW:  The Council of Institutional Investors discusses revisions to its policy on executive compensation in Policy Overhaul — Executive Compensation.

NEW: Davis Polk discusses potential changes to ISS’s compensation policies in ISS Releases Preliminary Updates to 2020 Compensation-Related Policies.

Spinning the CEO Pay Ratio Disclosure examines SEC-mandated disclosure of CEO pay ratio (CEO compensation to median employee compensation), and how discretion afforded in disclosing pay ratios is used to potentially shape the stakeholder reception.

The Conference Board summarizes its findings regarding trends in senior management compensation at public companies included in the Russell 3000 Index in CEO and Executive Compensation Practices: 2019 Edition.

Womble Bond Dickinson’s Janet D. Lowder discusses an increase in litigation and recent Delaware and California case law involving challenges to executive compensation. Recent Director and Executive Compensation Lawsuits Heighten Need for Robust Corporate Governance.