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Considerations for Employers Requiring Staff To Get a COVID-19 Vaccine 
UK Employment Flash - February 2021

As the focus shifts to a post-pandemic reality with the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines, we consider how UK employers should approach the requirement that their staff be vaccinated.

Further Institutional Investor Guidance for UK-Listed Companies on Impact of COVID-19 for Executive Compensation
UK Employment Flash - February 2021

The New Normal: ESG Drivers and the COVID-19 Catalyst
November 12, 2020

In this article co-authored by Skadden attorneys and FTI Consulting, we review the approach companies have taken in relation to environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many companies have continued to intensify their ESG efforts and communications with stakeholders in this important area during the ongoing crisis, and, in fact, in many instances this has accelerated preexisting trends towards greater transparency while underscoring the role of business in confronting wider societal issues.

Proxy Advisory Firms Issue Compensation-Related Guidance Regarding the Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic
April 9, 2020

Institutional Shareholder Services and Glass Lewis recently issued guidance regarding the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, which included several notable compensation-related points that compensation committees may want to consider as they navigate the challenges created by the current environment.

CARES Act Provides Payroll Relief and Compensation Restrictions
March 30, 2020

The CARES Act includes a variety of compensation restrictions and payroll relief measures for employers and employees. This mailing reviews and analyzes those provisions.

Recommendations for Compensation Committees During the COVID-19 Crisis
March 23, 2020

Many companies are in the middle of compensation review season, with compensation levels and performance targets being determined and proxy disclosures being prepared in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis. Previously granted awards already may have been severely impacted by market conditions. During this time, there are a number of specific issues compensation committees should consider.


A Candid Conversation With Investors: Expectations for Executive Compensation During Uncertain Times
June 23, 2020

On June 23, Skadden held a webinar titled “A Candid Conversation With Investors: Expectations for Executive Compensation During Uncertain Times,” in which representatives from Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS), Glass Lewis and BlackRock joined Skadden attorneys to discuss appropriate and timely responses for handling compensation challenges during the pandemic, as well as market trends and best practices for addressing the crisis with creativity and flexibility.

See all our COVID-19 publications and webinars.