Top 5 Compensation Committee Issues for 2018

By Daniel Laddin & Eric Hosken, Directors & Boards | Feb 8, 2018 | Read more

Eric Hosken and Dan Laddin discuss the Top 5 issues they expect Compensation Committees to address in 2018

Executive Compensation Performance Metrics Will Change Under Tax Reform

By Financial Executives | Jan 25, 2018 | Read more

Partner Eric Hosken describes the immediate implications of the Tax Reform on financial statement for companies with deferred tax assets or liabilities, how outstanding incentive compensation plans will get impacted, and the changes to the deductibility of performance-based compensation rules under Section 162(m).

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 | 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.