RSS icon

Top Stories

Policies and Procedures

Next Market Loser Deferred Compensation

November 5, 2008
Tucked into the Pension Protection Act of 2006 is a provision that says companies with defined-benefit plans that are funded only 60 percent or less may not set aside money for nonqualified pension plans for executives.
Read More

Survey Cost Is Main Barrier to Offering Health Plans

October 24, 2008
Many employers do not offer health care benefits to their employees because of the high cost, and a large percentage of employers are unwilling to contribute more than $50 a month for those benefits, according to a recent survey.
Read More

Bailout Bill Hones Ax Over Exec Pay

October 22, 2008
The provision that may have the greatest impact on financial firms is a new $500,000 deductibility limit that will apply to all forms of compensation for top officers.
Read More

SEC Set to Ratchet Up Pressure on Exec Pay Disclosure

October 22, 2008
Public companies are still failing to disclose enough executive compensation data in their filings, says the Securities and Exchange Commission’s top disclosure cop. He hints that greater disclosure requirements could be on the way.
Read More