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Pay for Performance (P4P) & Incentive Plans

Pay for Performance (P4P) & Incentive Plans

Disclosure & SEC Regulations

Disclosure & SEC Regulations

Say on Pay & Proxy Voting

Say on Pay & Proxy Voting

Corporate Transactions

Corporate Transactions

Executive Compensation Benchmarking

Executive Compensation Benchmarking

Board Structure & Director Succession

Board Structure & Director Succession

Director Compensation

Director Compensation

Corporate Governance

Corporate Governance

Special & Retention Awards

Special & Retention Awards


Say on Pay & Proxy Voting

Includes topics covering Say on Pay and proxy-related votes such as shareholder proposals.

An Early Look at Proxy Voting Analytics

2015 Investor Survey Deconstructing Proxy Statements

Say on Pay Tracker

Investor Guidelines

Board Structure & Director Succession

Includes topics covering the composition of boards of directors, election and replacement of directors, and board governance issues such as leadership, director independence, mandatory retirement ages, and committee make-up.

Gender Diversity in the Boardroom

Director Compensation

Includes topics focused on compensation related to boards of directors including equity holdings, retainers, and meeting fees.

2014 Board and Committee Fees Report

Corporate Governance

Includes topics related to policies governing corporations such as succession planning, clawbacks, conflicts of interest, and consultants.

2014 Consultant League Tables

What Are Compensation Implications When Transitioning from CEO to Executive Chair?

2015 Compensation and Governance Outlook Report

Glass Lewis Proxy Paper Notification

Special & Retention Awards

Includes topics covering non-recurring executive and director awards including retention, multi-year, new hire, and make-whole awards.

CEO Retention Awards in the Financial Industry

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American Airlines CEO Earns a Zero Base Salary
It’s common practice for most firms to make a certain percentage of executive compensation...


CEO to Median Employee Pay Ratio Disclosure: 5 Key Considerations
In 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) voted to propose a new rule under the Dodd-Frank...


Individual Performance in Annual Incentive Plans
Annual incentive plans typically represent 20–25% of total direct compensation for chief executive...

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Pay for Performance (P4P) & Incentive Plans

Includes topics covering annual incentive plans, long-term incentive plans, performance metrics, and pay for performance analyses.

Individual Performance in Annual Incentive Plans

Measuring Long-Term Performance: An Analysis of S&P 500 Equity Incentive Plan Metrics

Performance Metrics in Annual Incentive Plans

Creating a Great Pay for Performance Program

Pros and Cons of Total Shareholder Return

Behind-the-Scenes Look at Annual Incentive Plans

3 Key Product Updates to ISS and Glass Lewis Models for Pay for Performance

Renewed Focus on Performance Metrics Rigor in 2015


Disclosure & SEC Regulations

Includes topics covering legislative and disclosure-related content such as Dodd-Frank, CEO pay ratio rule, proxy advisory policy updates, and disclosure trends.

Key Findings from the Equilar 100 Study, as seen in The New York Times

CEO to Median Employee Pay Ratio Disclosure: 5 Key Considerations

Standard Deviation in Standards: CEO Median Pay Ratio

March (and April) Madness Brings Large Quantities of Proxy Filings

2015 Investor Survey Deconstructing Proxy Statements — What Matters to Investors

Key Findings in 2015 Innovations in CD&A Design: A Proxy Disclosure Analysis

A Deeper Look into Apple’s Executive Compensation

Pay Equity Among Top 15 C-Suite Executives

2015 Innovations in CD&A Design: A Proxy Disclosure Analysis

Dodd-Frank Resource Center


Say on Pay & Proxy Voting

Includes topics covering Say on Pay and proxy-related votes such as shareholder proposals.

An Early Look at Proxy Voting Analytics

2015 Investor Survey Deconstructing Proxy Statements

Say on Pay Tracker

Investor Guidelines


Corporate Transactions

Includes topics involving initial public offerings (IPOs), mergers and acquisitions (M&A), stock structure, and severance/change-in-control/retirement events.

Executive Compensation and Governance Considerations in the Initial Public Offering

Change-in-Control Equity Acceleration Triggers

Change-In-Control FAQ

Severance: Top 3 Considerations

An Important Factor to Keep in Mind for IPOs – Stock Structure

Shake Shack Prepares for its IPO

Box’s IPO in Perspective

Big Week for Silicon Valley IPOs

A Look at Allergan’s Change-in-Control Policy

Halliburton, Baker Hughes Change-in-Control Analysis

Virgin IPO: Equilar Estimates Potential Value for Sir Richard Branson

Founder Awards in Spinoff Transactions


Executive Compensation Benchmarking

Includes topics covering executive compensation benchmarking and its components including CEO pay lists, base salaries, benefits and perks, nonqualified deferred compensation, and pension.

Key Compensation Trends for CEO to Executive Chairman Transitions

In With the New – Compensation of Newly Hired Chief Executive Officers

Fortune 100 CEO Aircraft Perquisite Analysis

2014 COO Pay Strategies

2014 New York Times 100 Highest-Paid CEOs

Paying the Newly Hired CFO: A Compensation Analysis

2014 Equilar Top 200 Highest Paid CEO Rankings

Executive Compensation Benchmarking: 5 Important Considerations

Realizable and Realized Pay FAQ

Shareholder Value Transfer (SVT) FAQ

American Airlines CEO Earns a Zero Base Salary

Google’s CFO Hire Makes a Big Splash in Executive Compensation

Domino’s Proxy Statement – That’s a Big Pizza Pie

Certainties of Life: Tax Gross-Ups

NPR Planet Money on “Board Games” – A Look at Compensation

Paying for Protection – CEO Security Perquisite

What Type of Benefits & Perquisites Are Companies Providing to Executives?

Equilar Leaderboard


Board Structure & Director Succession

Includes topics covering the composition of boards of directors, election and replacement of directors, and board governance issues such as leadership, director independence, mandatory retirement ages, and committee make-up.

Gender Diversity in the Boardroom


Director Compensation

Includes topics focused on compensation related to boards of directors including equity holdings, retainers, and meeting fees.

2014 Board and Committee Fees Report


Corporate Governance

Includes topics related to policies governing corporations such as succession planning, clawbacks, conflicts of interest, and consultants.

2014 Consultant League Tables

What Are Compensation Implications When Transitioning from CEO to Executive Chair?

2015 Compensation and Governance Outlook Report

Glass Lewis Proxy Paper Notification


Special & Retention Awards

Includes topics covering non-recurring executive and director awards including retention, multi-year, new hire, and make-whole awards.

CEO Retention Awards in the Financial Industry


Featured


New York Times - 100 Largest Company CEOs



The New York Times recently published its coverage of the Equilar 100 CEO Pay Study, an analysis of CEO pay at the 100 largest public U.S. companies as measured by revenue...

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Recent


American Airlines CEO Earns a Zero Base Salary
It’s common practice for most firms to make a certain percentage of executive compensation...


CEO to Median Employee Pay Ratio Disclosure: 5 Key Considerations
In 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) voted to propose a new rule under the Dodd-Frank...


Individual Performance in Annual Incentive Plans
Annual incentive plans typically represent 20–25% of total direct compensation for chief executive...