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The form and amount of equity-based compensation awarded to public company executives is a highly publicized and controversial topic. A clear decline in stock option grants has occurred in favor of performance-
The panel will discuss the following issues:
· Study findings: how did the various plans payout vs. shareholder return over the same time period?How did this compare to compensation realizable from time-vested restricted stock or stock option over the same time period.
· Case studies and lessons learned: which plans worked best - cash-based vs. equity-based, financial metric vs. RTSR, and how did they impact the company’s pay-for-performance effectiveness?
· Success factors to consider for the “next wave” of such plans.
· How to consider capital markets characteristics in determining the right mix of long-term incentives; and how to use this information in discussions with shareholders and proxy advisory firms.
Donald Nemerov, Executive Director, Compensation and Benefits, Grant Thornton LLP
Robert McCormick, Chief Policy Officer, Glass, Lewis & Co.
Matthew G. Isakson, Consultant, Meridian Compensation Partners, LLC
Larry W. Miller, Managing Director, Innisfree M&A Incorporated
Mark R.S. Foster, Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP
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