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5 TSR Implementation Mistakes to Avoid

Relative TSR remains tricky to implement. Find out why certain mistakes happen and what companies can do to address them.

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Employee Terminations: Working Through the Consequences

Terminating an executive has multiple consequences, all of which relate to—or are driven by—accounting rules. Here’s what to look out for.

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6 Steps to Design a Relative Total Shareholder Return Award

Relative total shareholder return has had its share of bad press. But most of its problems are avoidable via a methodical, analytics-based design process.

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WorldatWork Total Rewards 2019 Conference Roundup

At the WorldatWork Total Rewards 2019 conference, the dominant theme was pay equity. Here are some of the lessons we took away.

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5 Frequent Modification Mishaps

Here are some of the most common types of modifications and the implications they have for the financial statement and proxy.

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CEO Entry and Exit: 10 Compensation Strategies

Designing a new CEO’s compensation package? Here are 10 of the biggest stumbling blocks, along with strategies for overcoming them.

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The Intrepid Tax Leader

The tax implications for equity awards have become much more complex due to tax reform, ASU 2016-09, and heightened scrutiny from auditors and taxing authorities. In this succinct issue brief, we review the moving parts controllership and tax teams need to be thinking about.

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Long-Term Incentive Awards: 9 Steps for Effective Participant Communications

Discover ways to boost the effectiveness of your LTI participant communications in order to improve the retention and motivational impact of equity.

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The Appraisal Foundation Has Issued Its Final Guidance on Valuation of Contingent Consideration

The guidance calls for a more formal valuation methodology based firmly on option theory, using the market for real options.

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Top 5 Performance Award Accounting Concepts for Compensation Professionals to Know

Accounting for equity compensation doesn’t have to be a black box. In this issue brief, we break down five must-know concepts.