News & Events
CEOs See Spike in Bonuses After Strong Performance
By agendaweek.com | Apr 29, 2015 Read more
Partner Margaret Engel explains some of the trends seen among early-filing companies for fiscal 2014, including higher incentive awards and continued shift in long-term equity mix.
SEC set to deliver new proposals on executive pay
By CNBC | Apr 28, 2015 Read more
Partner Margaret Engel comments on SEC's pay-for-performance disclosure, in advance of the SEC’s release of proposed rules required under the Dodd-Frank regulation.
Litigation is Causing Pressure on Director Pay: What You Need to Know
By worldatwork.org | Apr 10, 2015 Read more
Pamela Baker (Dentons US LLP – Partner), Dan Laddin (CAP – Partner), and Matt Vnuk (CAP – Principal) discuss the market prevalence of Director pay limits among Fortune 100 companies and the current litigation environment around Director pay.
Pay Gap Between Wall Street CEOs and Employees Narrows
By The Wall Street Journal | Apr 5, 2015 Read more
Partner Eric Hosken states that insurance-company CEOs saw a 5% increase in their overall compensation from 2007 to 2014, compared to big declines at top banks during a similar period.
Comp Committees Creating Tough Yet Achievable Goals
By agendaweek.com | Apr 1, 2015 Read more
Partner Melissa Burek discusses the annual incentive goal-setting process and the balance between the rigor and attainability of performance goals. A CAP study on bonus payouts found that between 2008-2013 there was a 10% chance of receiving no bonus and a 15% chance of receiving a maximum bonus.
Hedging Rules to Hit Mid-Cap and Smaller Companies Hardest
By Agenda | Feb 23, 2015 Read more
Given the recent proposed rules on Hedging Policies by SEC, Partner Margaret Engel discusses the prevalence of hedging policies among large U.S. companies and explains which employees are most likely to view hedging as a benefit.
Who Gets a Say on Pay?
By Retail Leader | Feb 1, 2015 Read more
Partner Melissa Burek explains the impact of Say-on-Pay on executive compensation plan design and the potential impact on CEO pay levels from the Pay Ratio disclosure requirements proposed by SEC.
More Boards Adopt Limits Directors
By Agenda | Dec 3, 2014 Read more
Partner Dan Laddin and Principal Matt Vnuk share findings on non-employee director compensation limits among Fortune 100 companies.