Delaware Law Issues Update – The Forum for Governance

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 – Thursday, November 21, 2013 The Society of Corporate Secretaries & Governance Professionals and The John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance at the University of Delaware are pleased to announce a new conference they are co-sponsoring which will focus on Delaware corporate law issues essential to corporate secretaries, in- house […] more



Rising star: UD’s Ferrere named among top rising corporate governance professionals

10:43 a.m., July 3, 2013–Craig Ferrere, the Edgar S. Woolard Jr. Fellow in Corporate Governance at the University of Delaware’s John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance, has been named a Rising Star in Corporate Governance for 2013 by the Ira M. Millstein Center for Global Markets and Corporate Ownership at the Columbia Law School. […] more

Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance Hosted April 25, 2013 Panel on Non-Profit Governance Best Practices

UDaily: Transparent Disclosure: Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance hosts panel more

Weinberg Center’s Charles Elson interviewed on Bloomberg regarding J.P. Morgan shareholder vote

 J. P. Morgan shareholders rejected the proposal to separate the roles of Chairman and CEO at the annual meeting held on May 21, 2013.  Charles Elson, Director of the Weinberg Center  for Corporate Governance, was interviewed on Bloomberg.   Please click here to view the video. more

Professor Charles Elson on CNBC’s Power Lunch Segment to Discuss CEO Transition at JC Penney

  Shareholders lost 51 percent during former JC Penney CEO Ron Johnson’s stewardship, reports CNBC’s Courtney Reagan. A look at what it cost Johnson himself. George Bradt, PrimeGenesis, and Charles Elson, University of Delaware professor, weigh in. Please click here to view the video.             more

Weinberg Center’s Professor Charles Elson and Craig Ferrere co-author a Director Notes report for The Conference Board, “Peer Groups – Understanding CEO Compensation and a Proposal for a New Approach.”

Craig Ferrere and Charles Elson from the Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance wrote a piece on peer groups for The Conference Board’s Director Notes, ”Peer Groups – Understanding CEO Compensation and a Proposal for a New Approach.”  This report discusses the comparative peer benchmarking approach that most large companies rely on to design their executive compensation […] more

UDaily: Governance Panel on “Deemphasizing Peer Groups: What’s Next?”

11:45 a.m., March 22, 2013–The John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance at the University of Delaware will host a panel titled “Deemphasizing Peer Groups: What’s Next?” from 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m., Thursday, April 11, in Clayton Hall on UD’s Laird Campus. The program will review the utility of using peer group benchmarking in setting executive […] more

“The single best discussion” on Executive Compensation and the Utility of Peer Groups

  By James D.C. Barrall, Latham & Watkins. This post originally appeared on The Conference Board Governance Center Blog. It was my special privilege and pleasure to serve as the moderator of The Conference Board Governance Center-sponsored debate between Charles Elson and Craig Ferrere of the John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance at the University of […] more

Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance Announces Advisory Board

The John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance Lerner College of Business & Economics University of Delaware Announces Advisory Board The John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance at the Lerner College of Business & Economics at the University of Delaware is pleased to announce a new Advisory Board for the Center.  Charles Elson, Director […] more

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