Corporate Governance


Combining financial and economic expertise with direct board experience, Compass Lexecon’s experts provide independent empirical analyses and strategic advice to clients navigating complex corporate matters.

Our economic consultants offer an array of services in relation to corporate governance, including analysis or evaluation of:

  • Corporate and board structures and processes relative to relevant benchmarks and best practices
  • General corporate and board processes and actions in light of relevant fiduciary duties
  • Executive compensation, including:
    • Determination of comparator groups
    • Evaluation of corporate performance and incentive compensation
    • Valuation of total compensation
  • Corporate officer and director actions relating to:
    • Corporate control transactions, including anti-takeover and deal protection provisions
    • Corporate financing decisions
    • Conflicts of interest
    • Insider trading
    • Related party transactions
    • Executive compensation
  • Economic evidence surrounding proxy contests and activist investor initiatives
  • Corporate forms and structures in the context of evaluations of corporate separateness
  • Formation, structure, and management of venture capital and private equity funds
  • Economic policy implications of punitive damages awards

With our distinctive combination of financial and economic expertise, board experience, and analytical skills, Compass Lexecon economists and experts deliver corporate governance opinions and advice that paves the way for successful client outcomes.


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