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How to Lose Millions and Still Get Your Bonus
By Bloomberg | Mar 17, 2017 Read more
Partner Dan Laddin explains that companies in volatile industries may get a pass from shareholders for setting negative, but stretch, performance targets over a short period of time.
CEO Pay for Performance Expected to Rise
By Directors And Boards | Mar 10, 2017 Read more
Principal Lauren Peek discusses the strong pay for performance alignment seen among early filing companies in 2016 and the importance of goal setting to achieve strong alignment.
CEOs Widen Income Gap Over Staff as Survey Shows 5.5% Pay Jump
By Bloomberg | Mar 8, 2017 Read more
Partner Melissa Burek discusses the 2016 median pay increase for CEOs of early filing companies and the challenge for directors to align executive annual pay increases with short-term stock price performance.
New Mnuchin Pay Disclosure Shows a $5.6 Million Payout
By The Wall Street Journal | Jan 27, 2017 Read more
Partner Eric Hosken discusses the competitive compensation levels for regional bank CEOs compared to historical pay of the Treasury Secretary-nominee.
Disclosure, Incentives, Activists Top Governance Agenda for 2017
By Bloomberg | Jan 3, 2017 Read more
Partner Dan Laddin indicates that in 2017 the reliance solely on total shareholder return as a measure will decline in long-term incentive plans.
Wells Fargo Scandal Hurts Wall Street’s Bonus Rule Battle
By Bloomberg | Sep 15, 2016 Read more
Partner Kelly Malafis notes that the policies to clawback compensation are already in place across the financial industry.
Finance Compensation on the Rise
By Treasury & Risk | Sep 13, 2016 Read more
Partner Kelly Malafis discusses the 2015 CEO and CFO compensation trends among 100 large corporations and the impact of lower bonuses on overall compensation.
Is There Such a Thing as the “Right” Performance Measure?
By Director Advisory | Sep 9, 2016 | Read more
Partner Eric Hosken explains why one of the biggest challenges in designing incentive plans for executives is selecting the performance measures that will be used.