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By Lauren Peek and Joanna Czyzewski | Mar 8, 2017 | Download as PDF

Compensation Advisory Partners (CAP) reviewed executive compensation pay levels and trends at 50 companies (Early Filers) that filed their most recent proxy statement...[ More ]

By Michael Bonner, Melissa Burek, Kelly Malafis, and Rebecca Wertman | Jan 24, 2017 | Download as PDF

Companies use annual bonuses as a tool to reward executives for achieving short-term financial and strategic goals. Setting appropriate annual performance goals is essential...[ More ]

By Melissa Burek and Eric Hosken | Jan 18, 2017 | Download as PDF

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 S&P 500...[ More ]

By Dan Laddin and Shaun Bisman | Nov 29, 2016 | Download as PDF

Setting goals for long-term incentives has been a persistent problem for companies and Compensation Committees ever since the reliance on long-term performance plans has...[ More ]

By Michael Keebaugh, Kelly Malafis, and Robert Martin | Nov 14, 2016 | Download as PDF

In today’s post Dodd-Frank executive compensation market, most companies are familiar with, and many have implemented, “shareholder-friendly policies” such as clawbacks,...[ More ]

By Lauren Peek and Dan Laddin | Nov 8, 2016 | Download as PDF

Today, Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) announced a methodology update to its CEO pay-for-performance assessment for U.S. companies. Beginning February 1, 2017, ISS...[ More ]

By Michael Keebaugh, Robert Martin and Melissa Burek | Oct 27, 2016 | Download as PDF

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 statement of...[ More ]

By Dan Laddin, Matt Vnuk and Roman Beleuta | Oct 21, 2016 | Download as PDF

Each year CAP analyzes non-employee director compensation programs among the 100 largest companies. We believe these companies provide insight into where the market will...[ More ]

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