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We’re Paying CEOs All Wrong

By Bloomberg Businessweek | Aug 25, 2016 Read more
Partner Dan Laddin weighs in on the continuous homogenization of executive pay practices that is in part driven by increased influence of proxy advisers.

CEOs Take Voluntary Pay Cuts After Missed Goals

By Agenda Week | Aug 24, 2016 Read more
Senior Partner Rose Marie Orens and Associate Kyle Eastman discuss examples of voluntary pay cuts by CEOs and some of the implications of such cuts on pay-for-performance alignment, shareholder views, and internal messaging.

Performance for Executive Bonus Plans

By Matt Vnuk and Alex Stahl | Jul 1, 2016 | Read more
Principal Matt Vnuk and Associate Alex Stahl explain why individual performance matters to executive bonuses.

Planning Above and Beyond Pay Ratio Disclosure

By Leading Minds of Compensation | Jul 1, 2016 | Read more
Partner Dan Laddin explains why Boards should occasionally adjust equity grant levels based on market swings.

7 Characteristics of Highly Effective Compensation Committees

By Directors & Boards, Second Quarter 2016 | Jun 23, 2016 | Read more
7 Characteristics of Highly Effective Compensation Committees was published recently in the Second Quarter, 2016 edition of Directors & Boards magazine. Margaret Engel , Partner, identifies the behaviors practiced by highly effective compensation committees, distinguishing them from less effective or even dysfunctional committees. CAP’s work with compensation committees at many companies provides a bird’s eye view on what works best.

Current Trends for Compensation Committees

By Directors & Boards, Second Quarter 2016 | Jun 23, 2016 | Read more
At mid-year, 2016 remains something of a puzzle for Compensation Committees. Key questions surround the state of the economy. Will it continue to slog along, revive more strongly, or dip into recession? How will the Presidential election in November affect the regulatory and legal environment around CEO and senior executive compensation? And how should the Committee continue to prepare for implementing the Dodd-Frank mandate to disclose the ratio of CEO pay to the median compensation of a company’s employees in 2017?

Goldman’s Compensation Plan Draws Record Shareholder Opposition

By Bloomberg | May 20, 2016 Read more
Partner Eric Hosken explains that negative Say-on-Pay vote recommendations from the two major proxy advisory firms can drive support down by as much as 30%

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.

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