News & Events
Companies Getting Ahead of Coming Clawback Requirements
By Compliance Week, Joe Mont | Dec 17, 2013 Read more
Partner Melissa Burek discusses recent trends in implementation of clawback policies in advance of final Dodd-Frank regulations.
Five Questions That Directors Should Ask About Compensation
By Naomi Snyder, Bank Director | Oct 28, 2013 Read more
Senior Partner Rosie Orens explains the importance of the pay and performance alignment and explains the aspects that should be considered in the creation of a pay package.
Board Chairs Are Earning Higher Premiums
By Dan Laddin and Matt Vnuk | Oct 15, 2013 Read more
Partner Dan Laddin and Sr. Associate Matt Vnuk explain the gap in compensation and the difference in roles of Lead Directors and Non-Executive Chairs.
How Do We Pay Board Leaders?
By Margaret Engel for The Corporate Board | Oct 1, 2013
As American boardrooms have strengthened the status of lead directors (and, increasingly, split the roles of CEO and chairman), this board leadership evolution has driven many governance changes. One question remains unresolved: How should we set the pay for an independent chairman, a lead director, or executive chairman?
Companies Use IRS to Raise Bonuses With Earnings Goals
By Elliot Blair Smith, Bloomberg | Sep 17, 2013 Read more
Partner Eric Hosken explains that deciding on how likely is for a company to hit a performance target for an executive to receive a bonus is very different from deciding on total executive pay
Pay-wise, CFOs Gain a Bit on Their Bosses
| Aug 14, 2013 Read more
Partner Kelly Malafis, explains why CEOs and CFOs bonuses slightly declined and why CFO pay increases outpaced CEO increases in 2012 compared to 2011.
The Morning Ledger: CFOs Outpace CEOs in Pay Race
| Aug 7, 2013 Read more
A study on pay increases among CEOs and CFOs, published by CAP, found that in 2012 median CFO compensation increases were higher than those for CEOs.
Smithfield CEO in Line for Big Stock Payout
By The Wall Street Journal | May 31, 2013 Read more
Compensation Advisory Partners (CAP) finds that around 70% of large and midsize companies accelerate equity vesting in a change of control (CIC) only if the executive loses their job.