Upcoming Events

Partner Melissa Burek will participate in a panel discussion on “Incentive Design Strategy in a Post-TSR World”. Compensation committees want to have their cake and eat it too. Performance-based equity needs to influence and motivate executives, while also…

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Partner Eric Hosken will participate in a panel discussion on “Through the Looking Glass: What Does the Future Hold for Executive Compensation?”. Panel will look at key takeaways from the 2017 proxy season and provide valuable guidance on how companies…

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Partner Eric Hosken will participate in a panel discussion on Executive Compensation Pitfalls: How to Avoid Them and, When You Can’t, How to Mitigate the Damage.

Learn about the most common things that go wrong in executive compensation across…

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Past Events

Partner Dan Laddin and Kelly Malafis will participate in a panel discussion on “What’s Wrong (and Right) With Executive Compensation Today?”. Executive compensation is always subject to criticism and there is no shortage of critics. With all the different…

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Partner Dan Laddin will participate in a panel discussion on “A Whole New World for Executive Compensation? What to Look for in the Year Ahead”. Multiple dynamics are set to shake up the world of executive compensation: a new president…

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Partner Margaret Engel is speaking at a panel discussion on current topics in executive compensation and governance issues, including: key Compensation Committee issues, changing practices in annual incentives, metrics and new TSR trends, staying ahead of activists, and goal setting…

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Partner Kelly Malafis will participate in a webinar that will cover the following topics: Proxy Access Update and Other Shareholder Proposals, Developments on Executive Compensation, Dodd-Fra nk Compensation-Related Rulemaking, Other Key Disclosure and Specialized Disclosure Topics, Nasdaq Rule…

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Partner Kelly Malafis will participate in a panel discussion on “You Might Lose Your Say on Pay If…”. Based on outcomes from the 2016 proxy and shareholder engagement seasons, this panel will share lessons companies can learn from those who…

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“Developments and Best Practices in Executive Compensation.” The first panel will address how to prepare for the new disclosure requirements and trends in performance-based compensation. The second panel will focus on SEC staff comments and latest staff guidance, the…

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Exploring the Latest Trends In Board Composition and Talent Oversight

By NACD Directorship | Apr 20, 2017 | Read more

Partner Margaret Engel describes effective director compensation programs used in the market to attract and retain high-caliber

How to Lose Millions and Still Get Your Bonus

By Daniel Laddin, Bloomberg | Mar 17, 2017 | Read more

Partner Dan Laddin explains that companies in volatile industries may get a pass from shareholders for setting negative

CEO Pay for Performance Expected to Rise

By Directors & Boards | Mar 10, 2017 | Read more

Principal Lauren Peek discusses the strong pay for performance alignment seen among early filing companies in 2016 and