Do Clawback Policies Accomplish Their Desired Purpose?
They may, but new research surprisingly suggests that clawbacks may also prompt managers to drive down their companies' effective tax rates.
How Employee Pay Programs Fall Short
Base-compensation programs may be too complex, while incentive-pay plans may be structured illogically.
Incentive Comp: Lessons Learned from Wells Fargo
A year after the fake-accounts scandal broke, here's a look at how companies can avoid negative fallout from sales incentive compensation programs.
Do High CEO Pay Ratios Harm Company Value?
In a word, no. In fact, a high ratio is associated with, although it does not cause, stronger earnings and stock performance, a new study finds.
Sales Incentives Are Powerful, So Use Them for Good
While Wells Fargo's sales incentive plan wrought evil, a thoughtful plan can trump all other sales-enhancement efforts.
Incentive Plans and Non-GAAP Performance Measures
Companies walk a fine line in determining what kind of adjustments should be made to GAAP results.
PE Firm Fined $10M Over Disclosure Violations
Private equity firm Fenway Partners failed to disclose some of the fees a portfolio company paid to a consulting firm affiliate, according to the SEC.