Emory Corporate Governance and Accountability Review


Luis A. Aguilar


In an address to the Emory Corporate Governance and Accountability Review, United States Securities and Exchange Commissioner Luis A. Aguilar discusses corporate governance systems in a post-Great Recession world. By focusing on the perspective of an investor, Commissioner Aguilar analyzes topics including executive compensation, executive misconduct, say on pay, pay ratios, transparency, disclosure, shareholder voting, engagement of stockholders, and shareholder proposals. Utilizing real world examples, research, and his unique experience with the SEC, Commissioner Aguilar proposes changes to make companies more accountable to their stockholders and investors, creating a fairer corporate governance system and improving the system for all participants.