Another Look at ‘Early Filer’ Incentive Pay Decisions

By Compensation Standards | Nov 10, 2020 | Read more

CAP released an in-depth memo on COVID-19 pay actions in proxies from companies with early fiscal year ends as well as a searchable COVID-related pay action tracker available on its website.

Pay and Risk Misalignment a ‘Friction Point’

By Agenda | Nov 9, 2020 | Read more

Partner Kelly Malafis addresses risk management mechanisms in executive incentive design through clawback policies.

Bankruptcy Retention Awards: COVID Giving a Reprieve From Scrutiny?

By Compensation Standards | Nov 5, 2020 | Read more

Liz Dunshee of Compensation Standards examines the role retention awards can play in bankruptcies based on CAP’s memo on bankruptcies triggered by COVID.

Starbucks Ties D&I to Comp. Will Others Follow?

By Agenda | Nov 2, 2020 | Read more

Principal Shaun Bisman discusses the role of institutional investors and compensation committees in advancing diversity in organizations when determining incentive plans for executives.

Bank Board Members Address COVID-19 in Compensation Design

By National Association of Corporate Directors | Oct 30, 2020 | Read more

Partners Kelly Malafis and Eric Hosken moderate a virtual roundtable and poll attendees on adjustments to 2020 annual incentive plans and performance plans in the banking industry.

What a Biden Win Means for Comp Committees

By Agenda | Oct 23, 2020 | Read more

Principal Shaun Bisman notes that boards likely won’t make any decisions regarding changes to bonus programs in response to Biden’s promise to raise taxes until after the election.

Boards Facing Hardship Hope to ‘Motivate’ Execs

By Agenda | Oct 19, 2020 | Read more

Partner Christopher Earnest and Principal Bonnie Schindler comment on the trend of tying a portion of retention awards granted before filing for bankruptcy to performance.

Industry-Based Compensation Survey: Interactive Tool

By Compensation Standards | Oct 7, 2020 | Read more

Liz Dunshee of Compensation Standards discusses the “CAP 120” survey, which analyzes 120 companies from ten industries. (Please note that the blog post is behind a pay wall, but the CAP 120 can be accessed here.)