Principal Bonnie Schindler warns that even the best performing traders on the Street may see lower bonus payouts this year as financial institutions struggle to avoid negative workforce actions (e.g. firings).

Principal Bonnie Schindler was interviewed by Bloomberg News about compensation arrangements that resulted in a $34-million class-action suit against Apollo Global Management and CEVA Logistics.

Principal Lauren Peek discusses initiatives tying CEO pay diversity goals.

Principal Shaun Bisman provides insight on pay ratio disclosure among the beverage industry.

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.

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.

Partner Daniel Laddin indicates that in 2017 the reliance solely on total shareholder return as a measure will decline in long-term incentive plans.

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Jun 06, 2024

Where SEC Rule-Making, Shareholder Reporting, and Plan Design Collide

Boston, MA

The SEC has issued a flurry of new rules covering insider trading, clawbacks, proxy reporting, and more. These rules have plan design implications and,…
  • Daniel Laddin

Jun 06, 2024

Striking the Right Balance: Discretion in Incentive Plans – Taboo or a Must?

Boston, MA

Discretion is often considered taboo in the executive compensation world. Compensation committees that use discretion in determining incentive payouts risk receiving criticism from investors…
  • Shaun Bisman

Jun 06, 2024

Impact of Market Volatility on Executive Compensation

Boston, MA

Volatile economic conditions can lead to uncertain compensation outcomes for employees which can create an environment where there is little retentive value. During this…
  • Kelly Malafis
  • Michael Bonner