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Will the U.S. Delay Your Bonus Several Years? Here's How to Tell

By Bloomberg | Apr 26, 2016 Read more
Senior Partner Rose Marie Orens weighs in on the complexity of the new proposed pay rules for covered financial institutions.

Bank Pay Rules in U.S. Seen Boosting Salaries, Slowing Hires

By Bloomberg | Apr 26, 2016 Read more
Senior Partner Rose Marie Orens explains that the new proposed pay rules for covered financial institutions come at a tough time and the rules are likely to lead to higher fixed costs among these institutions.

How Activist Investors Influence Compensation Program Design

By Kelly Malafis and Shaun Bisman | Apr 25, 2016 Read more
Partner Kelly Malafis and Principal Shaun Bisman explain how shareholder activism has significantly increased over the last several years and how activist engagement has had an impact on executive compensation plan design.

Selected CEO Perks Maintain Popularity

By Kelly Malafis | Mar 7, 2016 Read more
Partner Kelly Malafis discusses how compensation committees have developed disclosure highlighting the business rationale of providing perquisites to senior executives.

Activists Prey on TSR Woes

By Dan Laddin | Location: agendaweek.com | Feb 5, 2016 Read more
Partner Dan Laddin expects that compensation may be an additional focus for activist investors unless the market rebounds and suggests Boards challenge activists' arguments with a strong strategy.

Comp Committees Urged to Reconsider TSR

By Eric Hosken | Location: agendaweek.com | Feb 5, 2016 Read more
Partner Eric Hosken explains why TSR is becoming a more prevalent metric in long-term compensation plans and adds that TSR is good to align executives with the shareholders, but it may not be an effective incentive tool for executives.

Balancing pay for performance with shareholder alignment

By Eric Hosken & Daniel Laddin, Ethical Boardroom | Jan 29, 2016 | Read more
In designing compensation programmes, two key objectives that are universally shared among public companies are 1) ensuring that the pay levels of executives move with their performance and 2) aligning the interests of executives with those of shareholders. The general appeal of these objectives is that they both ring true in terms of fairness.

Incentive Plans: Goal Setting and Responsible Payout Patterns

By Melissa Burek | Dec 1, 2015 | Read more
Partner Melissa Burek describes the importance of performance goal setting on the pay-and-performance relationship and analyzes historical payout patterns of annual and long-term performance plans.

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