Partner Eric Hosken co-authors article on optimal performance period for relative TSR plans and potential plan structures with longer performance periods.

Partner Kelly Malafis notes that CFOs are generally receiving salary increases more frequently than CEOs. Instead of salary increases, CEOs are more likely to get an increase in performance-based compensation.

CFOs at large companies enjoyed greater compensation increases than their bosses for a second consecutive year in 2011, though the hikes were minuscule compared with the huge gains reaped the previous year, according to an analysis by Compensation Advisory Partners.

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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