Our Thoughts

By Michael Keebaugh and Melissa Burek | May 25, 2016
For many years, common practice in U.S. public companies has been to combine the roles of chief executive officer (“CEO”) and chairman of the board (“COB”),...[More]
By CAP Staff | May 18, 2016
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 Eric Hosken and Dan Laddin | May 9, 2016
The transition from a private company to a public company is an exciting time for most organizations. For employees, moving from private to public status provides...[More]
By Rose Marie Orens, Eric Hosken and Kelly Malafis | Apr 25, 2016
On April 21, 2016, the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) issued joint proposed rules governing incentive compensation arrangements for the following...[More]
By Lauren Peek and Joanna Czyzewski | Mar 28, 2016
Overall Findings Performance: 2015 performance (based on Revenue growth, Pre-tax Income growth, EPS growth and 1-year Total Shareholder Return or TSR) was...[More]
By Dan Laddin and Eric Hosken | Feb 10, 2016
Larry Fink, the CEO of BlackRock, issued a letter to the chief executive officers of the S&P 500 challenging each to disclose a strategic framework for long-term...[More]
By Margaret Engel, Kyle Eastman, Jasmine Yanes and Nick Celli | Feb 8, 2016
Compensation Advisory Partners (“CAP”) reviewed 2015 proxy disclosures at a sample of 100 companies among the Fortune 500 representing nine industry groups. Industry...[More]