Our Thoughts

By Lauren Peek and Joanna Czyzewski | Mar 8, 2017
Compensation Advisory Partners (CAP) reviewed executive compensation pay levels and trends at 50 companies (Early Filers) that filed their most recent proxy...[More]
By Melissa Burek and Roman Beleuta | Feb 7, 2017
On February 6, 2017 the Acting Chairman of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a Public Statement on Reconsideration of Pay Ratio Rule...[More]
By Margaret Engel | Feb 6, 2017
On February 3, 2017 President Trump issued an Executive Order entitled “Core Principles for Regulating the United States Financial System. “ While the Executive Order...[More]
By CAP Staff | Jan 25, 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 Michael Bonner, Melissa Burek, Kelly Malafis, and Rebecca Wertman | Jan 24, 2017
Companies use annual bonuses as a tool to reward executives for achieving short-term financial and strategic goals. Setting appropriate annual performance goals is...[More]
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 | 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]