Boards Enhance Peer Group Disclosures

By Agenda Week | Sep 12, 2017 | Read more

Partner Margaret Engel and Principal Matt Vnuk provide some advice on how to approach peer group development in order to create a peer group that is well received internally and externally.

Survey Roundup: Some in Compliance Adapting Strategy to Trump Administration

By The Wall Street Journal | Aug 15, 2017 | Read more

In a CAP study by Margaret Engel and Melissa Burek, use of aircraft was the most prevalent perquisite for CEO among large US companies. Personal security and automobile allowance were tied for second as most prevalent perquisites.

Compensation Comparison

By c-suiteinsight.com | Aug 1, 2017 | Read more

Partner Margaret Engel and Principal Matt Vnuk explain how the peer selection process has changed in the recent years and discuss the differences between compensation and performance peer groups.

Only on AP: CEO pay climbed faster last year, up 8.5 percent

By Kelly Malafis, AP News | May 26, 2017 | Read more

Partner Kelly Malafis explains that Say on Pay results are taken seriously by companies, even if results are below 70% or 80% shareholder support level, and companies are typically taking actions in the following year to respond to the low support.

Exploring the Latest Trends In Board Composition and Talent Oversight

By Margaret Engel, 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 directors.

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, but stretch, performance targets over a short period of time.

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 the importance of goal setting to achieve strong alignment.

CEOs Widen Income Gap Over Staff as Survey Shows 5.5% Pay Jump

By Bloomberg | Mar 8, 2017 | Read more

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.