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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.

Trends in Director Stock Compensation and Ownership Guidelines
May 23,2019
Jennifer Namazi

Learn more about which trends are emerging in compensation and stock ownership guidelines for U.S. non-employee directors.

Cryptocurrency Compensation: The Next Big Thing?
Mar 22,2019
Jennifer Namazi

Virtual token compensation is beginning to gain traction within emerging companies. What do companies need to know about this new form of compensation and will this replace traditional stock plans?

Say on Pay: Correcting Failures with Equity Mix Adjustments
Feb 21,2019
Jennifer Namazi

A recent Equilar study reports a trend of higher amounts of stock options in the CEO equity pay mix among companies that failed say on pay votes.

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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

2016 Top 250 Report
Dec 31,2016

This report presents information on long-term incentives granted to executives at the 250 largest U.S. companies in the S&P 500. The report covers LTI grant types and usage by industry, equity mix, vesting and other award terms, performance plan characteristics, CEO LTI grant value mix, and performance measure adjustments for impact of currency fluctuations.

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