Board Pay: The Plateau Begins

By Agenda | Sep 14, 2020 | Read more

Partners Dan Laddin and Matt Vnuk project COVID-19’s long-term impact on director compensation.

Director Compensation: Board Pay Flat, Leadership Pay Up

By Compensation Standards | Sep 10, 2020 | Read more

CAP recently completed the 10th annual analysis of non-employee director compensation among the 100 largest companies.

How Incentive Plan Payout Patterns Differ in a Pre- and Post-COVID-19 World

By National Association of Corporate Directors | Sep 1, 2020 | Read more

Partner Melissa Burek and Senior Associate Michael Bonner highlight annual incentive plan changes that have arisen as companies continue to grapple with the short- and long-term impacts of COVID-19.

2020 Post-Proxy Season Review and Governance Trends

By Cleary Gottleib | Aug 31, 2020 | Read more

Cleary Gottlieb cites CAP’s database of S&P 1500 corporate compensation and human capital actions in its 2020 post-proxy season review.

Financial Leaders Face Pay Sacrifices During The Pandemic

By Financial Management | Aug 25, 2020 | Read more

In a recent study done by CAP, we found that heightened tariffs and trade policy uncertainties have led to stifled bonus payouts for CFOs in 2019. We expect that bonuses will be once again lower in 2020 due to the effects of the pandemic.

COVID-19 Pay Cuts Are Coming to an End at Some Companies

By The Wall Street Journal | Aug 21, 2020 | Read more

Partner Susan Schroeder affirms that, over the course of the pandemic, roughly a quarter of public companies have cut executive pay to some degree. However, as the economy continues to recover, larger companies have been more likely to restore pay levels while smaller firms are still struggling.

Even Wall Street’s Biggest Bonuses Will Disappoint This Year

By Bloomberg | Aug 12, 2020 | Read more

Principal Bonnie Schindler warns that even the best performing traders on the Street may see lower bonus payouts this year as financial institutions struggle to avoid negative workforce actions (e.g. firings).

Few Boards See ‘Warning’ Notes From ISS on Pay

By Agenda | Aug 10, 2020 | Read more

Principal Shaun Bisman urges boards to proactively engage their compensation consultants to replicate Institutional Shareholder Services’s excessive director pay test and adjust director compensation to be in-line with the peer group.

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Nov 04, 2020

Family Business: Transitions Fall 2020

Marina Del Ray, CA

Partners Bertha Masuda and Sue Schroeder will provide guided discussions on how to improve executive compensation programs within family-owned businesses. Click here to learn…
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