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Assessing Risk in Compensation Incentive Plans
Feb 08,2017

This article provides a framework from which to evaluate whether compensation incentive programs, including equity incentives, encourage appropriate and not excessive levels of risk-taking among employees. The article discusses risk in the context of pay mix, performance measures, performance and payout curves, goal setting certification of performance, and participant communications.

Grist Report: FAS 123(R) Equity Restructuring Provisions: More "Devil in the Details"
Aug 01,2006

Amid the turmoil in the stock markets, life goes on as companies prepare to make stock option awards on their normal granting cycle. But uncertainties about the value of each option, which in turn affect how many options each participant receives, complicate granting decisions compared to more tranquil market environments.

Equity Design Ideas to Align Outcomes with Objectives
Aug 18,2020
Jennifer Namazi

Equity design ideas aimed at avoiding undesirable outcomes and better alignment with plan objectives.

Market Volatility and Burn Rates
Mar 17,2020
Barbara Baksa

How depressed stock prices can burn through your plan reserve and strategies to contain share usage.

Pay-for-Performance at Smaller-Cap Companies
Jan 02,2020
Jennifer Namazi

Willis Towers Watson reports findings on CEO pay-for-performance across small cap companies.

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Webcasts

Money Talks: Cash Awards
May 17,2017

The Role of Cash in a Global Equity Award Program

Top Trends in Equity Plan Design
Nov 09,2016

Find out the latest practices and trends in stock compensation!

Equity Awards: Creating Long-Term or Momentary Owners?
Jun 08,2016

Are the objectives of your company's equity plan being met?

Surveys & Studies

Executive Summary and Selected Results for the 2019 Domestic Stock Plan Design Survey
Mar 10,2020

Key trends in the design of restricted stock/unit, performance award, and stock option programs.

2018 Top 250 Report
Nov 13,2018

This 46th annual FW Cook Top 250 Report details the long-term incentive practices and trends of the 250 largest companies in the Standard & Poor’s (“S&P”) 500.

The ClearBridge 100 Report
May 31,2018

This ClearBridge 100 Report presents findings on various executive compensation policies, including compensation recovery (clawback) policies, stock ownership guidelines and post-vesting holding requirements, anti-hedging policies and anti-pledging policies, and target compensation positioning philosophies. The ClearBridge 100 is comprised of 100 S&P 500 companies.

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