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Post-Vest Holding Requirements: Dos and Don’ts

Is a post-vest holding restriction right for your long-term incentive award? We unpack the dos and don’ts under a variety of circumstances.

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Grant Date and Performance Period: To Align or Not to Align?

Companies are often surprised by how different the accounting grant date fair value can be from one relative TSR award to another. But there’s a way to manage this.

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The Two-Minute Guide to Current Expected Credit Losses

In this blog post, we review key features of the CECL standard and take a look at what companies will need to do to be ready.

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Stock-Based Compensation in an Acquisition: A Checklist of Key Considerations

Use our checklist to help your team navigate the key considerations when assuming equity awards from an acquired company.

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5 Key Questions for Pay Equity Remediation

Acting on the results of a pay equity study may sound simple, but it isn’t. Here are five common questions clients ask when the time comes to make those decisions.

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2019 Group Five Stock Plan Administration Benchmarking Results and What’s Ahead in Stock Compensation Reporting

We walk through the results of Group Five’s 2019 survey, then pivot to some current themes that are relevant to the stock-based compensation process.

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Underwater Performance Equity: How to Restore Incentives

Discover strategies for how to deal with performance awards that aren’t faring well, along with some important governance and reporting implications.

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The (Re)Purposing of the Corporation: What Compensation Professionals Need to Know about the Business Roundtable Statement

In an economy long dominated by shareholder primacy, the stakeholder framework is gaining momentum. Here’s what it means for executive compensation.

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Economic Value Added: What You Need to Know in Anticipation of Greater Emphasis from ISS

Learn more about economic value added (EVA), an up-and-coming approach to assessing performance and grading pay-for-performance alignment.

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Convertible Bridge Notes: An Introduction to Their Uses, Accounting, and Valuation Considerations

What can an emerging growth company do to raise funding now, before the next financing round? Convertible bridge notes are a creative option.