Our Thoughts

By Melissa Burek and Eric Hosken | Jan 18, 2017
Spin-offs have been in the news for several years. Fully 60 spin-off transactions occurred in 2014, followed by another 40 spin-offs in 2015, with 13 involving...[More]
By CAP Staff | Jan 9, 2017
CAP reviews proxy disclosures of S&P 500 companies on a weekly basis as part of an on-going Say on Pay study. The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer...[More]
By CAP staff | Dec 1, 2016
The CAP 100 Company Research consists of 100 companies from 9 industries, selected to provide a broad representation of market practice among large U.S. public...[More]
By Dan Laddin and Shaun Bisman | Nov 29, 2016
Setting goals for long-term incentives has been a persistent problem for companies and Compensation Committees ever since the reliance on long-term performance...[More]
By Michael Keebaugh, Kelly Malafis, and Robert Martin | Nov 14, 2016
In today’s post Dodd-Frank executive compensation market, most companies are familiar with, and many have implemented, “shareholder-friendly policies” such as...[More]
By Lauren Peek and Dan Laddin | Nov 8, 2016
Today, Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) announced a methodology update to its CEO pay-for-performance assessment for U.S. companies. Beginning February 1,...[More]
By Michael Keebaugh, Robert Martin and Melissa Burek | Oct 27, 2016
The 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (“Dodd-Frank”) directed the SEC to enact rules that require disclosure in the annual proxy...[More]